Make any font look ‘hand rendered’ in Illustrator

This tutorial is about how to turn a font into a hand-rendered effect font and how to fill selected elements within the font with colour or gradients.  1. Open a new document in Illustrator. The size is up to you. 2. Type in some text using any font you like. I can’t remember which font…

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Security seal Illustrator tutorial

*** Image originally posted in my previous blog: The Singing Tree *** Follow the link for the tutorial: http://vector.tutsplus.com/tutorials/designing/create-a-security-seal-in-illustrator-using-guilloche-patterns/. Written by Alberto Kaiser Sosa, it’s clearly explained with lots and lots of screen grabs on the way. The only problem I had with creating my version was that I couldn’t reduce the line weight of…

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