Lesson 7. Working with Type

One of the most powerful features of Adobe Illustrator is the ability to use type as a graphic element. Like other objects, type can be painted, scaled, rotated, and so on. You can also wrap type around objects, make it follow along the shape of a path, create type masks, import text files into containers, and modify the shapes of individual letters in a block of type.

In this lesson, you'll learn how to do the following:

  • Create type in containers and along paths.

  • Import text files into type containers.

  • Apply an envelope effect to type, and edit the effect and the envelope contents.

  • Adjust type attributes and formatting, ...

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