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In this tutorial we will explore the “Average” command in Adobe Illustrator, and learn how to use it in rather unusual way. In this case, we’ll create abstract scribbles using relatively simple methods and apply it to our type. Let’s get going…

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Scribble Type Effect

This tutorial shows you how to create a cool looking retro logo in Adobe Illustrator, this technique is something that only works for logo’s that contain only a few characters, ideally not more than 5. This tutorial is really interesting so let’s try this technique out…

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Retro Type Logo

There are some popular sketchy fonts available that are great for grungy and hand-drawn designs and illustrations. My problem is, I want to be able to use this sketchy style in any font. Turn’s out, it is actually really easy to do in Illustrator. Moreover, you can create a Graphic Style and easily apply the style to other editable fonts!

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Sketch Font

This blueprint technique has been seen just about everywhere—even on the cover of The Photoshop Help Desk Book by Dave Cross. This is a quick demo using a blend of live effects, filters, and even a little gradient mesh to create a seemingly complex logo treatment. Check out this great Adobe Illustrator tutorial!

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Blueprint Style Type

A popular typography trend in web design and print design is letterpress styled text. This text styling is easy to do in Photoshop, but in Illustrator, it is super simple to create letterpress styled text while keeping the text editable. Utilizing the Appearance panel and Graphic Styles, you can quickly and consistently apply this style to any editable text and other vector objects.

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Letterpress Type

With oil prices the way they are today, everybody is thinking Green. In the following Illustrator tutorial, It’ll teach you how to create a Green type treatment. It works great for logos and other design elements. Let’s give it a go!

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Leafy Green Type
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