In the following steps, you will learn how to create a comic book text effect in Adobe Illustrator. We will be showing you how to create a halftone pattern and a pop art background!
For the pop art background using SubScribe:
➡️ Use the Circle by Points Tool to draw your circle to the size of the artboard
➡️ Select the Perpendicular Line Tool from the tool bar and drag out a path from your circle
➡️ Press A to repeat it along the segment, then A again to circle the whole path
➡️ Press R to randomise the Positioning
➡️ Increase the stroke width and change the width profile to make it a wedge
➡️ Change the blending mode to overlay and decrease the opacity to 50%
For the halftone using Phantasm:
➡️ Draw another circle
➡️ Give it a radial gradient
➡️ Open the Phantasm panel and select Halftones
➡️ Increase the DPI size to make bigger halftones and change the output colour
➡️ Change the blending mode to overlay and you’re done!
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