From optical to manual kerning (critique)

I’m working in Illustrator.

The default letter-spacing (Auto) doesn’t look very good.

I think changing kerning to Optical is already an improvement.

That said I still think there are a few issues.

EL vs LI


But I’m no expert, so I was looking for some feedback on how to improve it manually.


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There is always kerning issues when you display text on large sizes. You need to kern it manually.

I suggest that you begin with the most difficult pair, in this case RL and and continue by adjusting all the other pairs until you achieve balance.

Source : Link , Question Author : Cheng Zhaa , Answer Author : Johan Mattsson

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