Adding cover items in Illustrator


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Adding cover items in Illustrator

I am now going to add the extras to the cover, specifically the flash in the top left-hand corner, and the peeling sticker that's going to go right here. So we have the text for this over on the pasteboard. I am going to come to my Layers panel where I'll make a new layer, I'll call that extras, and I will drag the selection of that type to that layer. I'm now going to lock all other layers by holding down my Option or Alt key and clicking in the locking column. Zoom in on that Type, I may as well address as many commonalities as possible.

So I'm going to press Command+T or Ctrl+T to open up my Character panel. And I'll set the Type in All Caps, on the Paragraph panel I will center it, and that's about as much as it has in common. I am now going to chop it up into two separate chunks. So I will select the first part, cut that, delete that extra paragraph mark that remains, hold down my Command or Ctrl key, click.

Back to my Type tool, make in Insertion point, Command+V o...

Adding cover items in Illustrator
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Adding cover items in Illustrator provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Designing a Magazine Cover

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Design
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Illustrator InDesign Photoshop
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