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Final Exam

the endYou final exam is on Monday, May 19th at 11:30. You should know the information that appeared on you mid-term, so be sure to study it. Also, here are some other specifics you should study and know for the exam:

  • how to do text on a path
  • an understanding of legibility/color
  • typographic hierarchy
  • how to design on a grid
  • how to create text wraps
  • adding photo images, resizing and maintaining proportions
  • kerning
  • tracking
  • good balance and composition in your layout
  • how to draw letterforms
  • how to create an interactive button
  • how to animate text in an interactive document
  • plus, information listed here is still available


REMINDER: The Mid-Term Exam

Yes, the mid-term exam is Friday, March 28th. So, you ask, “What should I study?” The mid-term will cover everything we have learned since the beginning of the semester—that includes the reading assignments, the handouts, and the lecture information.

There are some definite things you should know in order to pass this course, so here is a list to remind you of some specific things you should include in your review:


Review previous postings from our OpenLab site:


Some specific typography information to review:

  • Alignment: possibilities, how to use it well
  • Tracking: possibilities, how to use it well
  • Width/Weight/Posture
  • Stress/Contrast/Serifs
  • History of Letterforms
  • History of Typography
  • Typographical Anatomy
  • Kerning, Leading: Kerning Game
  • Five Families of Type
  • Grids: parts, working on them


Some specific InDesign information to review:

  • How to export a pdf
  • How to paginate a multi-page document
  • How to work with master pages
  • How to package a file
  • Placing images