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Typography That Works: Typographic Composition and Fonts

Clean, smart typography makes you (or your client) look clean and smart, too. Clunky, incompetent typography. .. well, you know the drill. Good typography is a pleasure to read; bad typography sucks the energy out of your content and leaves it for dead by side of the road. What You'll Learn Sans + Structure. A great sans family is a palette of light and dark tones. Learn what gives a sans serif typeface its specia...

Cost: $8 - $20 Per Month

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Clean, smart typography makes you (or your client) look clean and smart, too. Clunky, incompetent typography...well, you know the drill. Good typography is a pleasure to read; bad typography sucks the energy out of your content and leaves it for dead by side of the road. What You'll Learn Sans + Structure. A great sans family is a palette of light and dark tones. Learn what gives a sans serif typeface its special character. Serif + Details. Learn to exploit the fussy details of a full-bodied serif type family. Slab + Customization. Slab faces are heavy furniture. Learn what to do with them. What You'll Make You will understand how to recognize and exploit great typeface and how to create intriguing, seaworthy compositions. You will create a business card using the typography elements covered in each lesson.You will complete this course knowing how to clarify your message and add meaningful complexity to your work. Take this course if you are a beginner who wants to unlock the power of type, or if you are a designer looking for a quick refresher. Artists, writers, illustrators, and developers will all find something useful in this free workshop.

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  • Days of the Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Size: One-on-One
  • Instructor: Ellen Lupton
  • Cost: $8 - $20 Per Month
  • Institution: Skillshare

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About Skillshare: Skillshare is a global community where you can learn real-world skills from incredible teachers.

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