Learn about basic type language.
- [Instructor] Typography is the word used…to describe the artist selecting and arranging type…to make his display legible, easy to consume, and appealing.…It's an essential component of the graphic design skillset,…and you're going to need to develop an understanding…of at least the essential typographic terms…and conventions.…You'll discover it has a language all of its own…that's evolved over centuries, and it's still in use today…even in our digital world when we're talking about type.…You don't have to learn it all at once, though.…
In this chapter, we'll be covering the essentials,…and you can learn more as you progress.…And I can highly recommend…the courses by Anna Schultz and Charles Nicks…as further viewing…when you're ready to dive a little more deeper…into the topic later.…But for now,…we're going to cover some of the most basic terms,…some of which you may well know already.…So, let's see what your basic typographic knowledge is like.…In the word on the screen now, I have one…uppercase glyph, or character,…
- The creative process
- Layout and composition
- Transforming images and assets in Photoshop
- Drawing logos in Illustrator
- Designing graphics and documents in InDesign
Skill Level Beginner
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1. The Creative Process
2. Layout and Composition
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