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I was wondering if I could get some advice on how I could achieve this cool swish effect in Illustrator.

ELGAR swoosh text effect

I know I can convert to outlines, and then modify each path but this required a lot of absolute precision, perhaps this is something that is not a quick win after all?

One could have more luck with the ability to mouse/pen through it at speed and then the text change as so but I doubt this will be this easy. You never know, however. I only just found out about 'copy merged' in Photoshop and that was worthy of a huge celebration :-)

Is there anything I should learn perhaps regarding this text effect? Something I can follow up on? To help me on my way? I am afraid 'Warping through text' and 'text swoosh effect' returns irrelevant results online.

Thanks (:

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Adobe Illustrator does have a Warp Tool.

Often this is merely to give you an overall guide which you can then refine afterwards. You do have to Create Outlines for any text (Type > Create Outlines).

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