Fill Letter with Text in Adobe Illustrator

Fill Letter with Text in Adobe Illustrator
 
In today’s Illustrator tutorial, you will learn to Fill a Letter with Text in Adobe Illustrator. This typography effect is easy to learn. We will only use Type Tool to create this typography effect.
 
Fill Letter with Text in Adobe Illustrator
 
Step 1
Launch Adobe Illustrator and create a new document. Now select the Type Tool from the Tool Panel and type a letter on the artboard.
 
Fill Letter with Text in Adobe Illustrator
 
Keep the letter selected and click on Object in the Menu Bar. Now click on Expand.
 
Fill Letter with Text in Adobe Illustrator
 
After clicking on Expnad, Expand dialogue box will appear on the artboard. In that dialogue box, put a checkmark on Object and Fill and click OK.
 
Fill Letter with Text in Adobe Illustrator
 
Step 2
Again click on Object in the Menu Bar and this time you will place the cursor on Compound Path and select Release.
 
Fill Letter with Text in Adobe Illustrator
 
Now select the Type Tool and click on the path of the letter. Now you can either type the text or copy-paste it to Fill the Letter with Text.
 
Make sure to reduce the font size of the text before typing or copy-pasting it.
 
Fill Letter with Text in Adobe Illustrator
 
I want the letter to be wholly filled with the text so I will reduce the font size first. Then I will reduce the spacing between the words; horizontally and vertically.
 
In the Paragraph Panel, change the alignment to Justify All Lines.
 
Fill Letter with Text in Adobe Illustrator
 
After doing all the required changes your letter will look like this-
 
Fill Letter with Text in Adobe Illustrator
 
If you wish you can change the color of the fillings. Simply select them and go to the Swatches Panel and change the fill color.
 
Fill Letter with Text in Adobe Illustrator
 
This is how you can Fill a Letter with Text in Adobe Illustrator.
 
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