A comprehensive and inspirational Adobe Illustrator tutorial, covering techniques with the masking tools and using type as influential decorational element. The tutorial is from the archive of Computer Arts Magazine.
"Illustrator’s masking tools have long been a powerful part of its feature set. Here Martin Fewell shows you how to use masked images with typography to create an eye-catching illustration
Pioneered by the likes of Wim Crouwel and 8vo, using typography as the main focus point in place of an image is a very effective means of getting a message across. Type used in this way is popular today across a range of campaigns and is easy to achieve in Illustrator." Full tutorial and source files