Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding multiple strokes to the type, part of Type Project: Art Nouveau Poster.
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…In this movie, we're going to address the following steps.…We will add a background color, we will apply color to the…type, and we will also add this stroked effect to the type.…So, let's begin with the background itself.…I'm going to come to the Layers panel and create…a new layer, which I will call, not surprisingly, Background.…Then I will tap my M key to access my Rectangle tool.…And I'm going to draw a rectangle from bleed guide down to bleed guide and then…come to my Swatches panels and I want to apply the 20% black color to that.…
Then, on my Layers panel, I'm going to drag…that Background layer to the bottom of my layer stack.…It can go above source, and then so that…we don't interfere with it, I will lock it.…Next, I will come back and select my type.…And I'm going to apply the blue color to that.…I've managed to select the group right there, which is not what I wanted to do.…So, I will just deselect that piece.…Apply blue to that piece of type.…And then, tap my A key to access my Direct Selection tool,…
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