Monthly Archives: January 2019

Illustrator Challenges

Days 3 & 4: Fill a Shape with Text

Skills you need to learn/practice:

Examples:

STEPS:

  • Layer one – shape
  • Layer two – text (below)
  • Highlight and select both
  • Select Object >¬†Envelope Distort -> Make with Top Object
  • Select Edit envelope
  • Use Direct Selection tool
  • Find an anchor and start pulling

STEPS:

  • Create text
  • Adjust font as desired
  • Use Selection tool
  • Right-click -> Create Outlines
  • Select Object -> Envelope Distort -> Make mesh -> 3X3
  • Move into place with Selection tool
  • Adjust with Direct Selection tool

Days 1 & 2: Spirograph Challenge