Hand lettering is both an expressive art form and a powerful tool for communication, which can be used to convey ideas and messages in fun, exciting and meaningful ways. This course will focus on experimental typography using handlettering techniques. Students will explore how to create type that conveys a strong aesthetic as they experiment with different typographic solutions, materials, styles and formats. Projects will vary from simple typographic exercises to more advanced assignments, including, posters, zines and book covers. PREREQUISITE: A working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite is recommended. NOTE: Students must have access to a computer for home assignments. Please bring an assortment of preferred drawing materials: markers, Micron pens or Tombow dual brush pens and a 9x12" sketchbook to the first session.
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