Learn how to create type on a circular path in Adobe Illustrator and examples of logos that successfully use this technique.
The type around the circle may be the main event, … Now, I want to draw my ellipse … To draw from a center point, … to constrain it to a perfect circle. … I'm going to hold Option or Alt and click right there, … Now I will come and tear off my Type tools. … I'll come and click at the 6 o'clock point on the circle. … And when I make it center, … to the 12 o'clock point. … or the first part of my text. … And color it green. … the bottom of the circle as well, … I can do that by holding Option or Alt … Come to the Type menu, … and I'm going to align it to the Ascender. … and I'll do that with baseline shift, … which is on the Character panel. … If you don't see it, … come and choose Show Options. … I'll now select the type … Draw myself another circle. … because they will disappear … to add in two more circles … for the red outline. … with a red fill, no stroke. … I actually want to switch those properties, … so I'll press Shift+X. … Change the stroke weight to two points. … 'cause I'm getting rather bored with drawing circles, …
- 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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What makes a good logo3m 48s
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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