Warping text and increasing resolution


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Warping text and increasing resolution

In this exercise, we're going to finish off this illustration. Along the way, I'll show you a special way to warp type inside Illustrator. I've saved my changes as Small caps.ai. I've gone ahead and selected this top bit of point text. What I'm going to do here, what I want to do anyway is I want to warp the text across the top of the document. I could set it on a path. So I could create type on the path outline. But it's just simpler, in this specific case, to apply a warp option, which is a predefined type of distortion. There is a bunch of warp options that are available to you.

You can get to him by going up to the Control panel, and clicking on this guy that says Make Envelope. But actually when you click on that icon, it brings up the Warp Options dialog box. You can select the kind of warp you want to apply. So in my case, I want to use an Arc. But I could create a Flag, Wave for example right there. Then I turn on Preview to see how the text waves. I'll go ...

Warping text and increasing resolution
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Warping text and increasing resolution 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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Design
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