Warping type


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Warping type

Some logos that use warped type and in the case of this one here, Latitude, extruded type to create 3D drop shadow. Let's explore these options. In Illustrator, you can see the exploration I would be making here, starting with a simple piece of type, warping it and then experimenting with the 3D Bevel option and then applying a gradient to the type. So let's do this from scratch. I'm using a font called Arnold Boecklin. It's a very art nouveau style of font, kind of suggested by the Latitude logo. I'm not sure I would ever really use it in real life but now is my opportunity to cut loose and experiment with this one.

I'm going to come to the Effect menu and down to Warp where I'm going to apply this as a live effect, an Arc. And 13 degrees is probably just about right, okay? Lovely. And next what I'm going to do is I'm going to convert my type to outlines. So that's going to be necessary so that I can apply a gradient to it. If I want to commit to...

Warping type
Video duration: 4m 9s 2h 57m Intermediate

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Warping type provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Designing a Logo

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Design
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Illustrator InDesign
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