Category: Typography

Text Mask Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we’re going to learn how to create a text clipping mask effect in Adobe Photoshop. Download Adobe Photoshop.

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3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Hate Comic Sans

The printed word is never naked. In fact, there is a complete fashion industry around it and we like to call it Typography. Just like our fashion industry, in typography, there are lots of trends, must haves, and of course, fashion statements. The text you are reading right now, on WebDesignLedger, is dressed in a…

Create a Neon Text Effect in Illustrator

In this tutorial, we’re going to learn how to create a neon text effect in Adobe Illustrator. The Steps (1-8) 1. Create a New Document. 2. Select the Rectangle Tool, Left-click and Drag to draw a four-sided shape that covers the entire Width and Height of the artboard. Set the colour of this shape to…

40 Super Sleek Fonts for Clean Web Design

A few weeks ago, I showed you some of the best fonts for use in grunge style design. Creating grungy designs can be fun, but sometimes a site requires a cleaner approach, one where artsy design elements take a back seat to clear presentation of content. Typography plays a big role in this type of…

Create a Textured Letter in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we’re going to learn how to create a brush textured lettering effect in Adobe Photoshop. The Steps (1-9) 1. Create a new document. 2. Select the Type Tool, and type a letter or word of your choice. Make this letter or word black in colour. 3. In the Layers Palette, Right-click the…

Custom Fonts in Modern Web Design

In 2015, two major American craft beer companies were at odds over a font design. Lagunitas, known for their signature IPA, and heavily recognized for the graphics on their labels, including font style, sued Sierra Nevada. Sierra Nevada, already a regional competitor, had just come out with the Hop Hunter, also an IPA, and their…

Tips For Using Fonts In Typography

Picking the right font and using it in the typography is a mystifying process for many people. There are endless choices of fonts, whether you are looking for a normal conventional looking font, or an innovative bunny or candy cane font. A few decades ago, designers were limited to very few web safe fonts, most…

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