How to Design an Awesome Letterhead in Adobe Illustrator
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How to Design an Awesome Letterhead in Adobe Illustrator

Learn Letterhead Design from a published professional!
4.5 (240 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
8,295 students enrolled
Created by Daniel Evans
Last updated 3/2017
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 34 mins on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Make extra money from the logo design process
  • Design professional letterheads
  • Gain knowledge of formats and their benefits
  • How to prepare and clean up files
  • How to save to the correct formats for edit ability and ease of workflow
  • How to achieve balance in a letterhead document
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Requirements
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Illustrator
  • A free copy of Adobe Illustrator trial
  • A positive attitude and willingness to learn
Description

* 'Smashing - great insight and step by step instructables. Thank you!'

* 'Really good! Enjoyed the course! Thanks so much Daniel! You're great!'

* 'This is my 3rd course from the instructor and all 3 are great!'

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A letterhead helps to give backbone to a brand, to deliver its essence and its message in every instance where correspondence is passed!

As a professional logo and stationery designer, I’m going to show you the no-nonsense way of how to design awesome letterhead designs as quickly and as easily as possible!

Rest assured, there’s nothing mystical about the process in the slightest, but there are some tricks that are worth their weight in gold!

I’ll be touching upon these things as you progress and you’ll garner enough information to design a letterhead head yourself using Adobe Illustrator.

So, rather than hang around, let jump right in and get started….

Who is the target audience?
  • Logo designers at any level
  • Individuals who wish to design their own letterhead
  • Aspiring designers who wish to design letterheads and stationery
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:12

An introduction the letterhead design course.

Introduction
01:12
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Setting up the Document
1 Lecture 01:22

Learn how to prepare your new letterhead document in Illustrator.

Setting up the Document
01:22
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The Logo
2 Lectures 03:56

Learn which logo formats are suitable for letterhead design.

Logo Format Requirements
02:01

Discover how we attain the logo ready to use in the letterhead.

Placing the Logo
01:55
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Test your Knowledge!
0 Lectures 00:00

Discover what you've learned so far!

Test your Knowledge!
3 questions
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Adding Elements
2 Lectures 04:36

Discover how we extract various elements of the logo to use as decoration in the overall letterhead design.

Extracting Logo Elements
02:23

Learn of other graphical element which we can add to the letterhead design to make it even more attractive.

Adding Accessory Elements
02:13
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Adding Text
2 Lectures 06:03

Here we add the all important text details to the letterhead design ensuring balance.

Adding Text to the Letterhead
03:01

Discover how we treat the text so that it blends perfectly with the brand.

Editing & Colouring the Text
03:02
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Preparing & Exporting for Saving Print
4 Lectures 10:33

How to be courteous and how to improve workflow by naming elements.

Naming Elements
01:33

Here we use masks to make a better looking document to work with.

Masking to Clean Up
01:38

Bleeding Bleed!
04:09

The final letterhead formats are all important.  Here we discuss how to prepare them.

Saving for Print
03:13
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Test your Knowledge!
0 Lectures 00:00

Test your knowledge on what you've learned so far!

Test your Knowledge!
6 questions
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Alternative Design
2 Lectures 05:15
Alternative Layout 1
03:05

Alternative Layout 2
02:10
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Take the Letterhead Challenge!
1 Lecture 00:29

Take the challenge and put your letterhead design skills to the test!

Take the Challenge!
00:29
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About the Instructor
Daniel Evans
4.5 Average rating
1,131 Reviews
18,380 Students
10 Courses
Published, award winning logo designer

Daniel Evans is a professional logo designer and graphic designer from the North-East of England with 17 years dedicated and fruitful experience!

He has worked on behalf of Hewlett Packard in Utah, design agencies in Seattle, New York and various agencies in Britain gracing them with his wondrous logo designs.

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Daniels work is featured in the publications: 

*     Logo Lounge 7 by Rockport Publishers (Available at Amazon)
*     Logo Creed by Rockport Publishers (Available at Amazon)
*     Damn Good by HOW Design (Available at Amazon)
*     LogoPond Vol 1
*     New Graphic 30 by Hiiibrand
*     Logo Nest 02
*     IHeartLogos Season 1
*     IHeartLogos Season 2
*     IHeartLogos Season 3
*     Logos 2 by Bright Books

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He boasts a prestigious Hiiibrand Silver Award and 3 Hiiibrand Nomination Awards in the Professional Logo Design category.  He also holds a Wolda Award for 5 logo design pieces and an Amazing Pixels Award from being one of the first people in the world to be published in the first dedicated logo design ebook.

The Internet too is swarmed with Daniels work which features on hundreds of graphic design and logo showcase websites.

In a nutshell, he's excelled in logo design and it's your opportunity to learn from him in his range of logo design courses here on Udemy!

Join Daniels courses TODAY and YOU can become the next logo design professional! >>>>