Applying a dynamic effect to type


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Applying a dynamic effect to type

Over the course of this chapter, we're going to take this document. It's called Poster type.ai, very simple construction associated with this document. We have a big rectangle filled with a gradient in the background. Then we have three lines of point type, all of which are set in fonts that you should have installed on your system, fonts that ship along with the Creative Suite and these include Caslon Pro for the top and bottom lines of type. This bottom line of type is a little bit difficult to read, because it's yellow against yellow. But that will come in handy later. Then this big gradient type is set in Myriad Pro.

Then we have got these three star shapes that are all combined into a single compound path. Now if I press Ctrl+Y or Command+Y on a Mac, the document looks like this. This is the Outline mode, so these are the primitive paths in the background here. We've got three lines of point text, all of which are live editable text objects by the way. Then we've g...

Applying a dynamic effect to type
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Applying a dynamic effect to type provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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