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Recreating Retro Typefaces for Logos in Illustrator

by Mario Duilio Macari

Learn to create your own typographic assets from retro source material. Software required: Adobe Illustrator CC.

What you'll learn

The ideal course for designers and artists who already have some basic knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, and want to create game or mapping assets using their imagination and retro public domain images from WWII era posters and logos. Viewers will gain insight on how to take a client's vision and execute it to it's completion and have a completed project under their belt. In this course, we cover how Adobe Illustrator can help you recreate vector headline art and, by the end, you'll be able to use these techniques on any similar logo project you have in mind for use in 3D mapping, 3D extrusion, websites, apps, or print. Software required: Adobe Illustrator CC.

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Recreating Retro Typefaces for Logos in Illustrator

About the author

Mario Macari has spent more than ten plus years as a coder specializing in HTML5, CSS3, Javascript and other client and server side languages. He is also an award-winning artist and holds a BFA in Illustration. He has worked on projects for companies like Disney, Apple Computers, Microsoft and DC Comics. He currently teaches coding, design, UX/UI and Adobe products at two Southeastern Wisconsin colleges. Mario Macari has an "A+" rating with the Better Business Bureau.

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