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Lettering: Multiple Outline SFX

Create double- and triple-outlined SFX in Illustrator.

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Lettering: Floating Text & Captions

Use 'loose' or 'floating' text to save space & create rhythm on crowded pages.

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Lettering: The Layer Method

Our top Secret time-saving technique for creating and merging balloons and tails in Illustrator.

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Production: Eight Steps to Creating a Lettering Font

A step-by-step overview of the font creation process in Fontographer.

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Lettering: Working With Open FX Fonts

Tips for using open face sound effect fonts and filling them with color.

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Lettering: Dashed Balloons

How to create dashed-line balloons in Illustrator.

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Production: Files and Formats

Tips on handling different kinds of graphics and font files.

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Lettering: Jagged Burst Balloons

How to create jagged or spiked balloons.

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Production: Preparing Lettering Files for Output

How to properly create EPS lettering files for print output.

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Lettering: Tattered Captions

How to create rough or tattered looking captions.

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