Lettering with Illustrator for iPad

Ideation and sketching

A course by Alejandro Solórzano , Designer and Lettering Artist

Designer and Lettering Artist. Guadalajara, Mexico.
Joined July 2016

Learn how to use lettering as a tool for expression in Adobe Illustrator using an iPad and Apple Pencil

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (18)
  • 572 students

About the video: Ideation and sketching

Overview

“Now that you have selected your phrase and have a visual guide, you are ready to start generating ideas for the design of your lettering. I will briefly explain the quick sketch technique to distribute the words within the format or space you select. ”

In this video lesson Alejandro Solórzano addresses the topic: Ideation and sketching, which is part of the Domestika online course: Lettering with Illustrator for iPad. Learn how to use lettering as a tool for expression in Adobe Illustrator using an iPad and Apple Pencil.

Partial transcription of the video

“Ideation and sketching Let's start the adventure in the world of letters. In this lesson I will explain the drawing technique I use to distribute the letters in an assigned visual space or in the format we select. Let's work it out. This is the phrase I have selected, which consists of five words. Now I will arrange these words in different compositions. We will start with the exploration in a horizontal format. I will quickly create the shape where could my design go. And then I'm going to divide it into some blocks. These will serve as a reference for sketching. So I imagine that the phra...”

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Course summary for: Lettering with Illustrator for iPad

  • Level: Beginner
  • 100% positive reviews (18)
  • 572 students
  • 5 units
  • 17 lessons (2h 21m)
  • 10 downloads
  • Category

    Calligraphy & Typography
  • Software

    Adobe Illustrator
  • Areas

    3D Lettering, Digital Lettering, Lettering

Alejandro Solórzano

A course by Alejandro Solórzano

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Designer and Lettering Artist

Alejandro Solórzano is a design engineer from Guadalajara, Mexico. He is passionate about using calligraphy and lettering as a method of expression. His curiosity for finding new ways of bringing ideas to life led him to discover all the different applications a design can have, turning his motivation into his profession.

He currently works as a freelancer for visual communication projects and has collaborated with brands such as Wacom, Adobe, AFAR, Sabritas, and many more.


Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (18)
  • 572 students
  • 17 lessons (2h 21m)
  • 31 additional resources (10 files)
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  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
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Lettering with Illustrator for iPad. Calligraphy, and Typography course by Alejandro Solórzano

Lettering with Illustrator for iPad

A course by Alejandro Solórzano
Designer and Lettering Artist. Guadalajara, Mexico.
Joined July 2016
  • 100% positive reviews (18)
  • 572 students