- L1 - Create Point Text
In this lesson, you will use the Type tool to create the work BERRY as display text. You will use the Character panel to format the text and perfect its appearance. You will also create a vertical version of the text.
- L2 - Flow Text into an Object
In this lesson, you will use the Area Type tool to flow text into an object.
- L3 - Position Text on a Path
In this lesson, you will explore the many options for positioning text on a path.
"How to Create Text on a Path" [7:33]
- L4 - Create Colors and Gradients
In this lesson, you will use the Color panel, Gradient panel, and Swatches panel to create, name, and save colors and gradients.
"How to Use the Gradient Tool" [7:40]
L5 - Apply Colors and Gradients to Text
In this lesson, you will apply colors to text, convert text into objects, and fill the objects with a gradient.
- L6 - Adjust a Gradient and Create a Drop Shadow
In this lesson, you will use the Gradient tool, to modify how the gradient fills the outlines. You will then explore the effectiveness of a simple drop shadow as a design element.
"Creating Highlights and Shadows with Gradients" [16:01]
- L7 - Apply Gradients to Strokes
In this lesson, you apply gradients to strokes on objects and use the Gradient panel to determine how the gradient strokes the object.
"Gradients on Strokes" [1:42]
"New Gradient Stroke Magic" [3:08]
"Adding Gradients to Stroke Lines" [2:30]
"Using Variable-Width Strokes (CS5)" [4:33]
- Skills Review
- Project Builder 1
- Project Builder 2
- Design Project
- Portfolio Project