Chapter Eight. Working with Typography

Working with Typography

Though a picture speaks 1,000 words, you still need to type words every once in a while. Adobe Illustrator CS4 has very powerful typography features, which we’ll cover in detail later in this chapter. Illustrator is a top-notch illustration tool, but it is also capable of setting professional-level type—its typography features are on par with those found in the award-winning Adobe InDesign. And although InDesign shines when it comes to setting pages and pages of type, Illustrator is the program of choice for creative uses of type. Graphical applications, such as putting type on a path, putting it around a circle, ...

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