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Jessica Hische's 3 Important Tips for Vectorizing Your Lettering

Creative Market March 31, 2021 · 1 min read

We’re teaming up with Skillshare to bring you some fantastic design tutorials. Today, we’ve got a lesson from the extremely talented type designer, Jessica Hische. In the video below, she walks you through some great tips for how to place your points and work with bezier curve handles when vectorizing your lettering in Illustrator.

3 Important Tips for Vectorizing Your Lettering

To review what you just saw in the video, remember the following:

  1. Plot your points along the extrema
  2. Don’t cross the streams
  3. Make sure your anchors share the workload

These three simple tricks will help you create much smoother curves when vectoring in Illustrator and other vector applications.
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This is just a small sample of Jessica’s awesome full course on lettering. Head over to Skillshare to view the full course.


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