Synopses & Reviews
In this two-book set, each lesson in typography is paired with a companion lesson in a sequenced introduction to the digital tools of design production. This combination allows the student to put theory directly into practice.
About the Author
David Amdur is a Professor of Visual Communications at Brown College in Minneapolis. He has received awards from the Council for Basic Education, the Getty Center for Education in the Arts, the Minnesota Center for Arts Education, and the Minnesota Humanities Commission to research and develop curriculum in art and design.
Table of Contents
Skills Modules Contents: Getting Started with Mac OSX; Managing fonts; Getting Started with an Application (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, or QuarkXPress); Working with Boxes, Guides and Layers; Fine Tuning Display Type (alignment, leading, tracking and kerning); Modifying Letterforms; Working with Body Text; Working with Tabs and Tables; Working with Multiple-page Documents; Type Effects; Drawing Type in Illustrator