11 Amazing Tutorials combining Great Typography and Skillful Vector art

11 Amazing tutorials with a combination of great Typography and skillful Vector art (a marriage made in heaven).

1. Type within type

Typography and Vector

VIA: ComputerArts.
Snippet: “Type within type is an interesting typographical effect that is very easy to create in InDesign. Before you start, think about which fonts you want to combine, and perhaps do a little experimentation. Also consider whether you intend the text inside to be readable – you could use it instead to create a typographical pattern.”

2. Colorful Typography

Typography and Vector

VIA: Photoshop Garden.
Snippet: “An easy to follow tut that will create an amazing combination of color, vector and typography.”

3. Design and make a portfolio book

Typography and Vector

VIA: ComputerArts.
Snippet: “This tutorial shows you how to use Adobe InDesign to create a simple grid-based layout for an A5 portfolio book which will make your work shine.”

4. Ornate Lettering Tutorial 2

Typography and Vector

VIA: Gomediazine.
Snippet: “The purpose of this tutorial is to give you an insight into my workflow and inspire you to create your own lettering. Have fun!”

5. Big Typography Snowboarding Poster

Typography and Vector

VIA: myInkBlog.
Snippet: “Big typography has always inspired me, so making a tutorial on this was something that I welcomed with open arms.”

6. Letterhead design

Typography and Vector

VIA: ComputerArts.
Snippet: “In this tutorial I show you how to lay out an A4 letterhead, choose type sympathetic to a company’s logo, and select paper stocks and print techniques.”

7. Super Cool Frilly Bits Typography

Typography and Vector

VIA: Abduzeedo.
Snippet: “In this tutorial I will show you how to mix some vectors with letters to create a really nice design.”

8. Masking with type

Typography and Vector

VIA: ComputerArts.
Snippet: “Illustrator’s masking tools have long been a powerful part of its feature set. Here Martin Fewell shows you how to use masked images with typography to create an eye-catching illustration.”

9. Distorted type effects

Typography and Vector

VIA: ComputerArts.
Snippet: “Organic digital effects are hugely popular at the moment, so it’s a good time to dig out Illustrator’s Distort tools and use them to add an unusual dimension to your work.”

10. Trendy Graffiti Text Tutorial

Typography and Vector

VIA: DeviantArt.
Snippet: “Make trendy graffiti in Illustrator…”

11. Logo Design Project Walkthrough

Typography and Vector

VIA: SpoonGraphics.
Snippet: “A personal project I’m currently working on with a developer friend is a website called myNiteLife. As part of the overall design process one of the first jobs of the project was to develop a logo and brand for the website…”

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Paul Andrew is the editor and founder of Speckyboy Design Magazine.

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