Category Archives: Assignments

Other Information relating to Flash

Importing sound into GarageBand     1. Open GarageBand     2. Create project; save as “name”     3. on the right hand side towards the bottom select the Media Browser           button, this has a music note on the button     4. than select the Audio button, fined your music in iTunes     5. drag the file the center panel and drop      6. … Read More

Final Presentation on Drop Caps

All the Drop Caps are due Friday 4/25. Here is the pdf file of the  Download Drop cap final layout. Choose from the 18 drop caps to turn in 13 and you must include "z" letterform. Start with numbers, than letters and finish with "Z" letterform. 

Newsletter 2

– must stylized head (using Illustrator) – must use only three colors (one black and two other pantone colors) – 4 spreads (8 pages) – no images but can use other typographic elements and graphics – must include folios – using the same content in the first newsletter – you will print out 2 versions: … Read More


As a continuation of working with concepts of typographic structure and hierarchy we will explore the process and ideas inherent in the development and completion of a comprehensive newsletter spreads.  The focus of this exercise will be placed upon the development of the visual qualities of page structure. The primary focus of this exercise will … Read More

typographic variations Stage 7- 9

requirements   stage 7: • You can only use Futura, Baskerville or Arial Black -No type can be cut off/repeated and overlapping • 3 font sizes, you can use 1 graphic elements (it can repeat) • black and 50% black, 25% black • utilize the grid structure • 2new different layouts due by 03/07     stage … Read More

ex b.2 typographic variations though changing parameters/poster design: 2

    stage 4: • You can only use Times      -No type can be cut off/bold, italic, outline and overlapping • 2 font sizes, horizontal, vertical and diagonal type combinations • only black, no graphic elements • utilize the grid structure • 2 new different layouts due by 2/28     stage 5: • You can only … Read More

ex b.2 typographic variations though changing parameters/poster design:

Exploring composition in relationship to structure and the visual organization of space is critical to the development of this exercise. In this design activity, you will develop a grid structure based on content that will be provided by the instructor, and utilizing this grid structure you will create various layouts based upon parameters that will … Read More

Student Drop Caps

Weekly Drop Cap

As a Designer, many times we must create unique/individual letterforms to fit the message we are conveying. In turn we understand many different styles, approaches, techniques and influences to create these letterforms.  You will be designing Drop Caps (all capital) on a weekly base.  A Drop Cap is a large letter that drops below the … Read More

Typographic Construction and Anatomy:

Form development/creation for redesign Letterforms are the basic language of typography: these visual signs serve as device that help thoughts become visible.  Today there is great emphasis placed upon the experimentation and exploration of typographic design.  The artist/designer should become sensitive to characteristics and intricacies of letterforms design.   In this problem we will look at … Read More