2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 12, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

ART 0362 - Typography II

Credits: 3

This advanced course focuses on the structural form of typography incorporating historical knowledge and hand skills learned in ART 0210 . Students will expand their experimentation into handwritten forms, structural 3D typography, and typographic form for exhibition. This course embraces iteration as a process, as students prepare typographic work for presentation. The focus of this course takes the basic precepts of design (color, balance, composition, and communication), and challenges the students to solve complex visual problems. We will explore typography through anatomy, classification, typesetting, and their uses in advanced project work. An intermediate understanding of digital design software (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign) is required to successfully complete each phase of the weekly projects, An intermediate to advanced comprehension of typography is needed for this course. An understanding of type history and the use of type rules in publishing is necessary.

Prerequisites: ART 0210