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Scheduled Dates


2/6/2019   06:30 PM  09:30 PM
2/13/2019   06:30 PM  09:30 PM
2/20/2019   06:30 PM  09:30 PM
2/27/2019   06:30 PM  09:30 PM
3/6/2019   06:30 PM  09:30 PM
3/13/2019   06:30 PM  09:30 PM
3/20/2019   06:30 PM  09:30 PM
3/27/2019   06:30 PM  09:30 PM
4/3/2019   06:30 PM  09:30 PM
4/10/2019   06:30 PM  09:30 PM


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Principles of Typeface Design

Dates: 2/6/2019 to 4/10/2019
Schedule: We 06:30 PM - 09:30 PM

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Located in : 41 Cooper Square, 624
Instructor: Troy Leinster


Regular Student: $960.00

Always wanted to make your own typeface but don’t know where to start? In this ten-week course, takes you through the process step-by-step. You’ll be introduced to the principles of typeface design, sketching methods, the tools, and processes involved in making a working font.

 

Together we'll explore idea generation methods and how to push your creative boundaries to discover new and exciting letterforms. You’ll learn how to sketch type, write a typeface brief, and use a font editor* to professionally draw and space your font.

 

Beginners with a knowledge of Bézier drawing tools are welcome, as are more experienced participants, and those interested in developing their portfolio for application to further type design studies.

 

Required Materials

  • 11" × 17” bleedproof marker paper
  • 4mm broad nib, pointed nib, pen holder and black ink (can be purchased on first night of class)
  • pencil and ruler
  • Sharpie 32001 Twin-Tip black
  • laptop, running Mac OS X 10.9+
  • Adobe InDesign

*A free temporary license for RoboFont will be made available to all participants.



Additional Information

Required Materials
11" × 17” bleedproof marker paper
4mm broad nib, pointed nib, pen holder and black ink (can be purchased on first night of class)
pencil and ruler
Sharpie 32001 Twin-Tip black
laptop, running Mac OS X 10.9+
Adobe InDesign

Age Range:  18  -  & UP

 

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