Typography Theory Presentations

Below are the Two Powerpoint Presentations I showed in class. Please go through each one and compile/create a set of summary notes. These need to be concise and clear ready for exam revision.

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WCC Typography

Layout & Composition 2013

In relations to layout you need to be able to create compositions that emphasise the following Scale, Contrast, Movement, Rhythm, Repetition, Colour, Chaos, Stability, Order, Pattern

Also understand and apply the 4 layout terms we studied:  Isolated, Falling, Rising, Free Flow

 Anatomy of Type : you need to be able to identify and manipulated the terms below.

Baseline, x-height, descender, Ascender, stem, crossbar, arm, bowl, leg, tail, and ear.

Anatomy of Type using Bacon

 

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