Illustrator Tutorials

Typography – Editing fonts in Illustrator


There are so many things you can do with fonts in Illustrator. The opportunities in Typography are endless. I will not be covering the entire set of things possible with fonts in this tutorial as that would make a really long video (and I know nobody watches long videos 🙂 ).

In this Typography tutorial we will learn how to do the following :

  1. Modify a font using Direct Selection Tool
  2. Add shadows using Effects
  3. Edit the shape of the font using the Pathfinder tool

Font :

Learn about Adobe Typekit here (skip to 2:36) :

Used Font : Fresno Black

Colors :



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