Saturday, June 11, 2011

Alphabet Soup-paper painted backgrounds

Typography 101
In general it is the arrangement of text on a page, and is a form of visual communication.
Depending on the purpose, typography can be used for impact, or an artistic statement.
Typography can make a huge difference in how the reader sees and feels about the topic being discussed.
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This was my book in college.
My Bible of Typography.
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As a graphic designer you work with text,
study typography extensively...
while perfecting your artistic abilities.
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We used vellum paper, graphic ink pens, and a light table.
All type was created by the illustrator's hand!
You really learned to appreciate 
typography .
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Lets move on to the fun part...
making alphabet soup!

created by
April Cole
materials:
bristol paper
acrylic paints
dish soap
rubber stamps
Archival ink pad

enjoy your soup...
Happy Saturday!