Class Notes: 9/08/10


Good Class. Here is a snapshot of what we covered.

What is Typography?

Typography is the art and technique of arranging type, type design, and modifying type glyphs. Type glyphs are created and modified using a variety of illustration techniques. The arrangement of type involves the selection of typefaces, point size, line length, leading (line spacing), adjusting the spaces between groups of letters (tracking) and adjusting the space between pairs of letters (kerning).

The Anatomy of Type.

Covered in the Anatomy of type page

Categories of Type

Oldstyle
Modern
Slab Serif
Sans Serif
Script
Decorative

-Quick intro to using In-Design

We did a basic layout using the text tool, rectangle tool, and introduced layers.

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