Creating Stationery Packages for Clients in Illustrator

After building a logo for a new client or even refreshing the logo for an old one, it's a great possibility that the next thing your client will ask for are new business cards, envelopes and letterhead utilizing their new logo. In this Illustrator tutorial, we will build these three items for a client from scratch. Software required: Illustrator CS6.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
May 6, 2013
Duration
1h 26m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
May 6, 2013
Duration
1h 26m
Description

After building a logo for a new client or even refreshing the logo for an old one, it's a great possibility that the next thing your client will ask for are new business cards, envelops and letterhead utilizing their new logo. In this Illustrator tutorial, we will build these three items for a client from scratch. We'll start off by learning how to setup our document but quickly move through designing a two-sided business card. Next we will layout a sheet of letterhead that can be fed through a desktop printer. Lastly we will lay out a #10 envelope according to US Postal Service standards, before learning how to send our files off to be printed on a commercial printing press. As we go through this process, we will learn about setting up grids, working with spot and process colors, as well as setting type inside of illustrator, along with many other topics. By the end of this training, you will have a great idea of how to build these three highly requested pieces of collateral material for your clients. Software required: Illustrator CS6.

About the author
About the author

Eddie is a content producer for Unity as well as a seasoned shading, texturing, lighting and rendering artist. He takes pride in helping creative professionals reach their learning goals.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
[Autogenerated] Hi, I'm Eddie with digital tutors in this series of tutorials, will walk step by step through building a business card, letterhead and business envelope for a client here inside of illustrated. After building a logo for a new client or even refreshing the logo for an old one, it's great possibility that the next thing your client is going to ask for our new business cards, envelopes and letterhead utilizing the new logo in this course will build these three items for a client from scratch. Here in Illustrated, we'll start off by learning how to set up our document but quickly move through designing a two sided business card. Next will lay out a sheet of letterhead that could be fed through a desktop printer. And lastly, we'll lay out a number 10 envelope according to U. S Postal Service standards, before learning how to send our files off to be printed on a commercial printing press. As we go through, this process will learn about setting up grids, working with spot in process color as well as setting type here, an illustrator along with many other topics. By the end of this course, you'll have a great idea of how to build these three highly requested pieces of collateral material for your clients. So let's go and get started with our next lesson.