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Quick Tutorial: Create a Reusable Retro Type Treatment

Quick Tutorial: Create a Reusable Retro Type Treatment
In this tutorial I will show you how to create a simple retro type treatment. Even though its simple, it uses some powerful Illustrator features. If you have read my tutorials before, you know this means the Appearance panel! Along with the Appearance panel, we will be using some texture effects, Warp effects, and some simple layering. Final Image Below is the final type treatment we will be working towards. Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Illustrator CS5 (You should be able to create this tutorial in CS4 and CS3 but some of the tutorial images might look different.)Difficulty: Beginner / IntermediateTopics Covered: Appearance Panel, EffectsEstimated Completion Time: 15-20 minutes Step 1 Create a new document and type out some text with the Text tool (T). Step 2 With the text still selected, choose Add New Fill from the pop-up menu of the Appearance panel. Step 3 Create another new fill in the Appearance panel, select the bottom fill item, and fill it with a light yellow color. Step 4 Step 5

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