Use Type and Fonts in Adobe Illustrator

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Create text using a single line with the Type Tool in Adobe Illustrator.

Use a text box with the Type Tool in Adobe Illustrator.

Learn how to use different fonts in Adobe Illustrator.

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

After completing this project, you will be able to create text in Adobe Illustrator. First, you will learn how to get set up with Adobe Illustrator and start your artboard. Then you will learn how to use the type tool in two different ways. You will also learn how to work with fonts for your text, how to change fonts, and how to upload new fonts. For uploading new fonts, you will learn two different options. The aim of this project is to familiarize you with text and fonts in Adobe Illustrator. By the end of this project, you will have created several custom logos with creative text and font.

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Earn a complimentary subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud.
Learners who pass this Adobe Guided Project will receive a 1-month complimentary subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud.

Skills you will develop

  • Adobe Illustrator

  • Digital Marketing

  • Web Design

  • Data Visualization (DataViz)

  • Digital Media

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. Familiarize yourself with your setup in Adobe Photoshop

  2. Create text using a single line with the Type Tool in Adobe Illustrator

  3. Use a text box with the Type Tool in Adobe Illustrator

  4. P​ractice: Create a simple article page

  5. Learn how to use different fonts in Adobe Illustrator

  6. Import new fonts to Adobe Illustrator

  7. Create a custom design for a front page for a newspaper​

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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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.