{lesson} Typography 201


Nice introduction to typefaces featuring Steven Heller,  Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones.

 

pratt approved typefaces

http://type.method.ac/
Click link to play!


type chartLinks to Ellen Lupton in Utica. – my favorite my typographic gurus from MICA and Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.  Get the Book. Thinking with Type or view it online. http://www.thinkingwithtype.com/

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Learn about Type from a nice website with a good overview.

Assignment: Create a new graphic illustrating the basic parts and anatomy of a typeface. (You may hand letter and/or must be able to identify any font used)

Requirement – must be 600 pixels wide.


Jessica Hische skillshare

Required watching!!!  Learn to draw and vectorize from a hand sketch using extrema points and the pen tool in Adobe Illustrator.  Learn more about Jessica Hische HERE.

 

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