How to Make A Hangtag in Illustrator (and Photoshop)
March 01, 2017
Fashion designers are expected to do a lot – and sometimes that includes designing and developing labels, hangtags and packaging. This tutorial will show you some cool Illustrator tricks (and a little photoshop) to help you create / mock up a hangtag for your badass designs.
You will learn:
00:31 How to use Live Corners to round some or all of your hangtag corners
02:07 How to create a hole in your hangtag (the right way) with the Shape Builder Tool
04:54 How to mirror your hangtag shape to create a front and back view
06:15 How to add a string to your hangtag
07:56 How to create chamfer or beveled corners on your hangtag
09:49 How to mock up a real piece of string or twine for your hangtag in Photoshop and use it in your Illustrator file
12:46 Add a drop shadow to the hangtag string
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