Join Justin Seeley for an in-depth discussion in this video Choosing the right typefaces for your project, part of Illustrator for Web Design: Aesthetics.
- Before we get into stylizing the type inside…of our Illustrator document I think it's important…for you to take some time to understand how…you can find the perfect typeface for your project.…And for that I think you're gonna have to do a little…bit more research inside of the Lynda.com library.…So I've set up a few courses here for you to check out,…so go ahead and bookmark these or add them…to a playlist so you can get back to them later.…First off is something called The 33 Laws of…Typography from Jill Butler.…And this is gonna help you get a better idea…of the things that you should be…looking for when choosing a typeface,…33 laws as a matter of fact.…
You may also want to check out my…Introduction to Graphic Design course.…This course has a specific section on typography…and walks you through my personal process…for developing what I call a typeface pallette.…You also should check out the Foundations of…Typography with Ina Saltz.…This is one of the best courses on…typography I've ever seen and I highly…
- Finding color inspiration
- Applying color
- Choosing the right typeface
- Using character and paragraph styles
- Optimizing graphics in Photoshop
- Placing photos and vector artwork in Illustrator
- Creating buttons and other UI elements
- Organizing and sharing your project
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Working with Color
2. Working with Text
3. Working with Images
4. Creating UI Elements
5. Last Steps
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