CRN 97636 // MW 6PM – 9:10PM
CRN 55857 // TTH 9:35AM – 12:45PM
Grow your understanding and skills by studying and generating letterforms by hand and via computer. Learn essential terminology, type classification and historical background of fonts and families. Focus on type proportion, hierarchy, legibility, composition and structure. Emphasis is placed on the formal aspects of designing with typographic elements and effective visual communication using letterforms. Solve typographic design problems and develop aesthetics.
CATALOG COURSE DESCRIPTION
This beginning course covers the selection, styles, terminology, classifications, spacing, layout, and history of typography. Emphasis is placed on problem solving skills and analyzing concepts to solve typographic problems. Traditional hand rendering skills and computer software are used to develop effective typographic design.