Masters School of Art

Christian Center for the Arts

Lettering & typography - Class Description

 

Level: 101, Age Requirements: 12&Up, Format: Classroom, Prerequisites: None

 

DESCRIPTION:

The Typography and lettering class will cover Basic typography guidelines and techniques such as: Hand Lettering techniques and styles; How to create a font for a complete alphabet (and actually make one); Proportion, slant and spacing; Serif and San Serif fonts; Decorative initial letters; Using type to compliment art work (Personalities of fonts and conveying meaning) AND using type alone (as graphic design).

 

OBJECTIVES:

Students will learn to emphasize the meaning of different phrases and words through all of the above skills.There will be homework required for college students.

 

REGULAR SCHOOL HOURS:

Check schedule to determine time of class. Students are responsible for showing up on time and making work up outside of class.

 

CODE OF CONDUCT:

Students will not be graded, unless in college; they will all be evaluated by their attitude, participation level, ability to follow directions and complete the work required.