Art 210 Typography Spring 2018 – Calendar

Syllabus Projects Calendar Links

Typography, Art 210, S18: Calendar

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Class meets Mondays & Wednesdays from 6-9pm      Teacher: Kevin O’Neill

Week 1, Jan. 17

Wednesday

SNOW DAY

Week 2, Jan. 22 & 24

Monday

• Student/teacher intros

• Intro: what is type, communication & expression, passing of knowledge

• TypeDogs: A look at how letters are still recognizable despite the variety of fonts.

• Syllabus

• website: kevinoneillart.com

• Book: Typographic Design: Form and Communication, Sixth Edition, Rob Carter, Ben Day, Phillip Meggs

• Self portrait

• Intro type symbol (proposal due Wed.)

Wednesday

• Type Tips Chapter 1: Definitions (review brief)

• set up document

• grids

• master pages

• style sheets

• Symbol proposal due

• Work on symbols

Week 3, Jan. 29 & 31

Monday

• Finish Type Tips definitions

• Work on symbols

• Symbols due Wednesday

Wednesday

• Type Tips anatomy

• Work on project

• Intro Timeline Infographic (proposals due next Wed.)

Week 4, Feb. 5 & 7

Monday

• Letterpress exercise

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Wednesday

• Type Tips chapter 2: Designing With Type

• Go over points, picas, etc.

• Symbol crit

• Review proposals

• Work on project

• Quiz 1 (due Mon.)

Week 5, Feb. 12 & 14

Monday

• Quiz due

• Work on project (due Wed.)

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Wednesday

• Type Tips chapter 3: Text Type

• Timeline crit

• Introduce Page Layout

• Demonstrate spot color

• Work on project

Week 6, Feb. 19 & 21

Monday

• Work on project

• Quiz 2 (due Wed.)

• Review roughs

Wednesday

• Type Tips chapter 4: Proofreading

• Work on project (due Monday)

• Quiz due

Week 7, Feb. 26 & 28

Monday

• Crit layout project

• Intro Name Your Type project

• Review offset lithography

Press run CGI video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgxFoawCOGw

Offset printing animation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LMU-zB8Sro

Offset printing video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vaoGoQfZ_4

Wednesday

• Type Tips chapter 5: Type Combos

• Work on project (roughs due Mon.)

Week 8, March 5 & 7

Monday

• Review font roughs

• Work on project (due Wed.)

Wednesday

• Type Tips chapter 6: Reverse Type

• Work on project

• Crit project

Week 9, March 12 & 14

SPRING BREAK, NO CLASSES

Week 10, March 19 & 21

Monday

• Intro Cover project (roughs due Mon.)

• Helvetica movie

Wednesday

• Type Tips chapter 7: On Screen Type

• Work on project

Week 11, March 26 & 28

Monday

• Review roughs

• Review type technology: TypeTechnology

• Work on project

Wednesday

• Type Tips TOC/Interactive

• Interactive buttons in Indesign

• Work on project (Due Wed.)

Week 12, April 2 & 4

NO CLASS EASTER MONDAY

Wednesday

• Quiz 3 (due Mon.)

• Crit Cover

• Intro Animation project

• Review storyboards, build template in Illustrator (storyboards due Mon.)

• Animation demo

• Animated typefaces: https://thenextweb.com/dd/2012/04/06/animated-typography-its-a-beautiful-thing/

• Papyrus video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVhlJNJopOQ

Week 13, April 9 & 11

Monday

• Review storyboards

• Type Tips page imposition

• Print & assemble book

• Work on project

• Quiz due

Wednesday

• Review roughs

• Animation demo

• Work on project

Week 14, April 16 & 18

Monday

• Work on project (due Wed.)

Wednesday

• Crit Animation

• Intro Restaurant project

• Look at logos: https://www.ranker.com/crowdranked-list/ranking-the-best-logos-in-the-world

Week 15, April 23 & 25

Monday

• Work on project

• Quiz 4, due Wed.

• Typographer Matthew Carter TED Talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/matthew_carter_my_life_in_typefaces?utm_source=email&source=email&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=ios-share

Wednesday

• Quiz due

• Font Conference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3k5oY9AHHM&index=40&list=FL_1e12jqquGkLdxqzh486tg

• Work on project

Week 16, April 30 & May 2

Monday

• Work on project (due Wed.)

• Quiz due

Wednesday

• Work on project

• Final crits