Category Archives: Homework
We will go over the final type books, which are due next week before the final. The list of pages you should have: Cover Page 1 page Anatomy and Letterform 1 page 5 Families of Type 5 pages Examples of … Continue reading
OK, the type books are due–I will show you what you need to do. Be sure to study for the final–I will cover what will be on it in class and list it here.
Today, you will have Marianna again as a sub as I am at Methodist becoming a mom! Woo hoo! Today, you will cover: Typographical Grid and all elements: 1 grid, many layouts Variation in layouts: Create eight layouts using the … Continue reading
Here is the presentation on Typographic Hierarchy. Here is the class template and text for the exercise. We will discuss hierarchy in class, as well as the parts of the grid. We will also begin a discussion of combining typefaces. Homework: … Continue reading
Make sure you have read the following from week eight: Choosing & Using Type On Choosing Type How to Choose a Typeface And read the following: Hierarchy Typographic Hierarchy (video) Good typography – An introduction to Hierarchy We are going … Continue reading
Here is the class template for today’s work. Text on a Path Using the path tool in InDesign and some of the lyrics from your favorite song, construct a multi-page composition for your type book. This needs to be at … Continue reading
This week, I want you to do a little reading. I have found the following pieces online: Choosing & Using Type On Choosing Type How to Choose a Typeface
Examples of Type Variation Center the following within the page (columns 1-5): Use the first letter of your person’s name in lowercase for the exercise Page 1 of this assignment: STRESS Use different fonts for each character on this page On … Continue reading
Finish worksheets Leading Homework: In any printed material, find an example bad leading. Bring it in for discussion. First project for the Final Type Book: Create a one page document, using our new class grid. Title for the page: Anatomy … Continue reading
Finish worksheets Kerning homework: Go out into the world, find bad kerning, take a digital photo. Using Photoshop (if you know how), correct the kerning to the best of your ability. Display before and after states.