How to create custom typography design in Adobe Illustrator

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Navigate Illustrator workspace, shape tools, and vector graphics

Draw Basic and Complex Vector-based Letters

S​tylize and Save Your Work with Illustrator

2 hours
Beginner
No download needed
Split-screen video
English
Desktop only

By the end of this project, you’ll be able to create a custom typography design in Adobe Illustrator. During this project, you’ll explore some of Adobe Illustrator’s most useful tools, draw basic and complex letter designs, and add style to your type. By the end of the project, you’ll feel comfortable building your type designs from scratch.

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Skills you will develop

  • Adobe Illustrator

  • Vector Graphics

  • Graphic Design

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Navigate Illustrator workspace, shape tools, and vector graphics

  2. Draw Basic Letters

  3. Draw Complex Letters with the Pen Tool

  4. Stylize Your Type

  5. Save and Export Your Work with Adobe Illustrator

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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You can download and keep any of your created files from the Guided Project. To do so, you can use the “File Browser” feature while you are accessing your cloud desktop.

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At the top of the page, you can press on the experience level for this Guided Project to view any knowledge prerequisites. For every level of Guided Project, your instructor will walk you through step-by-step.

Yes, everything you need to complete your Guided Project will be available in a cloud desktop that is available in your browser.

You'll learn by doing through completing tasks in a split-screen environment directly in your browser. On the left side of the screen, you'll complete the task in your workspace. On the right side of the screen, you'll watch an instructor walk you through the project, step-by-step.