Week 19: Create a Dripping Text Effect in Illustrator
Warp Tool, Shape Tool, Gradients, Brushes
Week 39: Create promotion and brand materials with your own optical art design piece in Adobe Illustrator
Week 30: Create a punchy typographic Xmas gif, then we show you how to embed in your email signature!
Week 27: Social Media Series: Learn to shoot, style and edit an image for your social media channels
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Who is this for?
Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced level designer. There is a brief to suit you. Follow the instructions in the brief to the letter.
How do I submit my work?
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