Johann describes himself as a design person who does things like graphic design, photography, video and rides small bikes.

He has worked as art editor at Digital Arts, and contributed to magazines such as Ride, Level, Albion, Lodown Art and Cream.

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


Adobe Illustrator

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