Week 20: Create Wonderful Waves with the Twirl Tool

Create a look that resembles a wave in type and choose a word or sentence/message that fits (or, also fun… totally contrasts) this look. In the example, the word ‘endless’ is used; as ocean waves just keep coming… endlessly. But feel free to choose a different word or message.

Beginner

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Create a word that has this wavy look. Experiment with the twirl tool until you have the effect you are after.

Intermediate

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Also use photo’s (create a clipping mask) that fit really well as a fill for your letters.

Advanced

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Bring your design to life in a mockup!

Time Allocated

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30-40 Minutes for Beginner. 40-50 Minutes for intermediate. 75 Minutes for advanced.

Design Goals

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Create a typographic effect using the Twirl Tool.

Constraints

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Use Adobe Illustrator to create your design and Photoshop for the mockup.

Software

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  • photoshop
    Adobe Photoshop

    Patterns, Typography

  • illustrator
    Adobe Illustrator

    Clipping Mask

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