ART220 Typography

  • Typographic Construction and Anatomy:

    January 27, 2014

    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

  • Combination Letterforms

    January 15, 2014

    Over the past several years we have seen words become more physical, more embodied, more pictorial. Typography serves to attract attention, interpret content, set a mood or establish and identity for an institution.   Each typeface in turn has it’s own unique texture and tone.   As designers we need to examine it s inner parts … Read More

  • Typographic Introduction

    January 13, 2014

    Using whatever means you have access to generate letterforms: Found in a magazine/newspaper, rubbings, use of a camera, computer generated etc. I would like you to create a typographic introduction of yourself.  This pieces should include your name and something of interest you would like to mention about your self (15-30 words).  This piece should be … Read More

  • Communications Arts Student Subscriptions

    January 7, 2014

    Here is the link to get the $39 special student rate. Click here.

  • My computer address

    Connect to the server and use this address to connect to my computer: OP122701  Login on as a guest. Go to Folder Art 220.  

  • Process Book

      The outside of the process book should have your name, class and what section #.     Need to be organized, clear sleeves is one way to do this but you can 3 hole punch as well. Do not stack mutipule sheets in a sleeve, 2 max. This shows the discription of the project. … Read More

  • Syllabus

    Introduction- Typography is the foundation of graphic design/visual communication.  It serves as a powerful tool that can be utilized to visually present our thoughts and attitudes through the usage of letterforms and words, and intern formulate a typographic syntax (cohesive visual whole).   This course is designed to introduce students to the basics of typography and … Read More

  • 3 color grids

    March 26, 2013

    Student Examples

  • Review information for Friday Class

    February 13, 2013

    On the post, Type Anatomy, the first pdf file with the green banner at the top. Go to page 4 and review Type Classifications of five serifs. Have this informaiton reviewed before friday class. 

  • Convert SWF to Quicktime file

    April 30, 2012

    1. Open Flash file 2. File > Save As (to make duplicate of file) 3. Delete sound layer 4. Change frame rate to 12 FPS 5. File > Export movie (as Quicktime) 6. Open iMovie 7. Import Quicktime clip into iMovie 8. Drag Quicktime clip to iMovie stage 9. Clip adjustments — speed up to … Read More