Create a new document with size 500×300 pixel Select Rectangular Grid Tool Then Click on the Artboard Width: 320, Height: 80, Horizontal: 7 , Vertical: 31 Select View ->Guides ->Make Guide. Then Select View ->Guides ->Lock Guide Change Stroke Weight to 20 Select Pen Tool (P) to draw basic Line of Text I want to create AB logo. So I start with “A” You can easy to click on Intersect or Anchor of Grid. It will be easier for you if you turn on Smart Guides (Ctrl + U) When you finish the basic path, you need to convert it to ou tline Then using Shape Builder Tool (Shift +M) and Pathfinder to remove unnecessary part Now I start letter B In Adobe Illustrator CC you easily turn corners into arcs. So I can easily draw a letter B. If you using older version you can draw a circle (30×30) to connect it Opps. It’s not close. So I will align it again It’s OK now. I will copy it and move down Because I want to combe A with B so I don’t draw the left edge of B Move B closer with A I change A to green So I can easily see A and B. Then bring A to Front Offset path A with 10 px Then Minus front with letter B Delete unnecessary part Select the corner and change round to 10px Search for your favorite photos with nice color. Copy it. Make Compound Path AB (Ctrl + 8). Then paste the image Scale the image to fit with AB Move the Image to back. Select both, right click and select Make Clipping Mask DONE! You can do it with another letter! Hope you’ll like it Thanks for watching!