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Designing a Proper Invitation in Illustrator

by Alex Hernandez

In this course, we'll tackle designing a print-ready invitation in Illustrator. Software required: Illustrator CC 2015.

What you'll learn

In this course, we'll tackle designing a print-ready invitation in Illustrator. We'll start by setting up our artboards. We'll figure out what size our invitation and enclosure card needs to be and the accompanying envelopes. Then we'll pull in our information and begin the layout process. We'll choose a typeface that fits our theme and place artwork. Next we will take a look at how we can create our own envelopes or print on ready-made envelopes. We'll also learn how to create a pattern and a belly band to hold all our items securely. By the end of this Illustrator tutorial, you'll be ready to start creating your own wedding or party invitations. Software required: Illustrator CC 2015.

About the author

Alex is a motion graphics author at Pluralsight. Starting out his career in illustration and design gave Alex a firm foundation in the more traditional forms of art. As he refined his skills, he eventually was pulled into the world of motion animation, as well as product design. It was there that Alex was able to take his artistic skills to new heights and really develop himself as a well-rounded CG artist. Whether you need a better workflow for building website layouts, or a crash course in... more

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