Intro

Adding ornaments to type has enjoyed a revival recently, but it's an artform which has been around for many centuries.

Whether you want to create a logo, a graphic for anything from video or animation to packaging, or a headline – this tutorial will show you the basics of adding ornament to type in conjunction with Illustrator techniques such as Live trace and the Pathfinder panel.

Time to complete

4 hours

Software

Adobe Illustrator