Duration: 1h | Video: .MP4, 1280×720, 30 fps | Audio: AAC, 48 kHz, 2ch | Size: 525 MB
Genre: eLearning | Language: English
Type is everywhere! In our emails, social media posts, street signs we drive by and someone designed all of it. There’s a lot you can express with fonts that already exist.
In this class, you’ll learn how to communicate with type! You’ll learn basic terminology, how to pick and pair fonts, and arrange those fonts in a captivating composition.
We’re all designers in the digital age. So this class is for everyone! But especially for creatives, content creators, and graphic designers looking to improve their social media posts, portfolio websites, or work as a whole. When you understand how to work with type, it improves your everyday visual communication skills and you can communicate tone, importance, and meaning effectively.
Throughout this class you will learn
What typography is and basic terminology, like type families, kerning, and leading.
How to communicate tone using keywords and selecting appropriate fonts.
How to sketch ideas and then bring them to life using design applications like InDesign.
How to self-critique save your files to be used in the world!
No prior knowledge is required for this crash course in typography, but some basic drawing skills and familiarity with programs like InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop will be helpful.
If you want to continue pushing your type skills after the class, I would recommend the following classes to continue learning
Hand Lettering in Procreate: Fundamentals to Finishing Touches
Build a Better Font: An In-Depth Guide To Creating Fonts
Graphic Design for Good: Design a Personal Manifesto
Lettering in Procreate: Illustrating Landmarks with Type
Lettering Essentials: From Sketch to Vector
Creative Lettering & Design: A Comprehensive Introduction to Illustrating Letterforms
I can’t wait to explore typography with you and see your projects!