Week 14.1

Tuesday – 12/4/18


PROJECT #3 ZINE [PRINT] – Project3-Zine-SelfPortraitOverview

  • NOV 29 Introduction of Assignment / What is a zine and creation of content (your story and photograph of yourself)
  • DEC 4 Text Due/Placement of 8 pages due /Expressive typography and lettering
  • DEC 6 Expressive typography due / How to do a text portrait/Continue zine design
  • DEC 11 Text portrait due
  • DEC 13 Revisions to zine design due
  • DEC 18 Printed zines due / Introduction to interactivity
  • Dec 20 Revisions DUE

ASSIGNMENT OVERVIEW – If You Really Knew Me, You’ll Know That I

  • We will create an 8-page booklet, including the cover.
  • You will each provide content for zine.
  • This booklet will be letter-sized paper, folded in half and stapled at the crease (saddle-stitch)
  • It will be printed in black and white and will only have text
  • Choose two typefaces only (and their families)
  • We will explore expressive typography, lettering and type as portrait

PROMPT QUESTIONS – For today class, please answer each of these questions:

  • Where are you from and where do you live now?
  • What are your 2 favorite typefaces?
  • Why design?
  • Who/what inspires you?
  • What makes you mad?
  • What makes you happy?


    •  Present your poster to the class.
    • Revise poster and print