Class 3 — Variation in Type

During our third class, we covered the Five Families of Type, but  we also reviewed the Variation in Type .

  • If you missed the lecture on the Variation in Type and the Five Families of Typography, you can download the slides Variation in Type. We learned how to identify the types of stress and the different styles.
  • Download the Type Anatomy sheet and keep it handy to help you identify the different parts of letters.
  • We watched several videos in class:

Typography tutorial: Anatomy: Parts and shapes of type

  • We learned about the Five Families of Type, and the characteristics that distinguish them. The following videos will help you with this process.

Type Anatomy and Terminology

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