In this video, learn how to convert type to a vector halftone pattern in Adobe Illustrator.
- [Instructor] Here's a technique for rendering … your type as halftone dots. … And this needn't be restricted to type. … You can use it on any object. … This is loosely inspired by the Tate Modern logo. … So I have my type right here. … I've converted this to outlines just … And I have also added a stroke to the type … to beef up its white. … I'm using a typeface with rounded ends … because I think that's just going to work better … in this context. … The first thing I want to do is apply a blur. … I'm going to use a Gaussian blur of 10 pixels. … So now I'm going to come to the object menu … and rasterize this at a resolution of 150. … Just going to add in a very small amount of space … around the object, two millimeters. … And the background is white. … So now that I've created pixels, I want to convert … this back to vectors. … And I want to do that using an object mosaic. … Now in this case I want 50 as the number … of tiles for the width and then the height … is going to be constrained to the ratio. …
- Choosing the right typeface
- Exploring type variables
- Replacing letters with words
- Creating a circular logo
- Creating a hand-drawn logo
- Designing with simple shapes
- Offsetting multiple paths
- Creating isometric type
- Adding gloss, texture, beveled edges, and transparency
- Designing with negative space
- Choosing logo colors
- Converting colors
- Preparing final files
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Exploring Type Variables
2. Simple Type Treatments
3. Designing with Simple Shapes: Part 1
4. Designing with Simple Shapes: Part 2
5. Advanced Techniques
6. Logo Effects
7. Choosing Logo Colors
8. Finalizing the Logo
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