Rough Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Rough Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Today we will create a new Typography Effectwhich is the Rough Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator. We will use Type Tool and Symbol Sprayer Tool to create this text effect.


You can use this Rough Text Effect while creating some cool posters. Let’s begin with the tutorial.

Step 1

Launch Adobe Illustrator and create a new document. Select Type Tool from the Tool Panel and click on the artboard. Now type your text.

Rough Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Be wise while selecting the font style.

Step 2

Now we will open the Symbol Panel.

Click on Window in the Menu Bar and select Symbols.
Rough Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Symbols Panelwill appear on the artboard. In Symbols Panel, click on Symbol Libraries Menu to explore other pre-set symbols.

Rough Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Step 3

In Symbol Libraries Menu, click on Artistic Textures and select Charcoal.

Rough Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Select Symbol Sprayer Tool from the Tool Panel and spray the Charcoal symbol all over the text.

Rough Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Step 4

Let the sprayed Charcoal Symbol be selected and click on Object in the Menu Bar. Now select Expand and then click OK.

Rough Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Rough Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Again Expand the Charcoal Symbol.

Rough Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Step 5

After expanding the symbols we will change the Fill color to White and your Rough Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator is ready.

Rough Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Practice this text effect and share your views in the comment section. Also share this tutorial with others.

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