Deke's Techniques 600: Masking Inline Text Strokes in Illustrator

In this week's free Deke's Techniques episode, Deke resumes last week's project by making those inline strokes inside the letters stop before they hit the edge of the letters...like this:

 

Masked inline text strokes in Illustrator

For those of you with a Lynda.com subscription and a screw loose, there's this alternative, covered in an exclusive movie:

Screwhead strokes

Apologies for the brevity, but we're currently at sea in the Maldives with only a tiny speck of one of the thousand islands in site. Photo of manta ray trying to kiss and/or run over Deke to come when we make landfall.

 

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