Typography Intro

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Typography Intro

  1. 1. Introduction to typography.
  2. 2. Syllabus Requirements <ul><li>Understand typographic and word based elements by: </li></ul><ul><li>Understand basic letterform construction and styles. </li></ul><ul><li>Use different type faces and lettering styles to interpret and visually express the meaning of words. </li></ul><ul><li>Use spacing within and between type to affect its readability. </li></ul>
  3. 3. FAT SKINNY
  4. 4. peace Peace peace war War war
  5. 5. DEATH death
  6. 9. <ul><li>Creativity is about </li></ul><ul><li>making mistakes . </li></ul><ul><li>Grayson Perry. </li></ul><ul><li>Baseline </li></ul><ul><li>Ascender </li></ul><ul><li>Descender </li></ul><ul><li>Counter (enclosed in the ‘bowls’ of the letter) </li></ul><ul><li>Leading </li></ul><ul><li>Kerning </li></ul><ul><li>Serif (Latin for ‘with tails’) </li></ul><ul><li>Sans Serif (Latin for ‘without tails’) </li></ul>
  7. 30. A C T I V I T Y Create an illustrative interpretation for FIVE of the given words using a combination of media, materials and techniques. Scratch urban splatter hairy Dribble cake food ice Metal elastic skin crunchy Lumpy translucent video smudge Autumn juicy decay smokey Pierce speed natural rip/tear Modern mouth monster melting Wrinkly rusty elaborate wet Health & Safety ? – Scalpels, scissors, sharp edges on metal, clean clothes
  8. 31. Homework, clean-up and closure of session…

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