These instructions are for 1st year students
2nd yr students see 2nd year post!
Typography Hierarchy Poster
DO NOT COPY SOMEONE ELSE'S POSTER!!
Step 1. Chose a quote.
Step 2. Create thumbnails
Create at least 4 thumbnails. Sketch out some designs.
These designs must be turned in for credit.
*Scan and upload!
Step 3. Open Illustrator
Create a 8 1/2 x 11" document.
Name the document: TypographyPoster_YOURNAME
Step 4: Create Text Boxes
Type each word. Then Click the selection tool (hold shift) drag from the corner to resize.
Drag to resize.
Step 5. Edit all boxes until you get a design that you like
Change the colors, Font, Size, Kerning.
Experiment with different fonts - You may download fonts if you'd like. Dafont.com
Make sure to balance your text.
Step 6. Add a background
Find a royalty free image that will work well with your quote. Remember, don't allow it to be too over powering! Go back and take a look at the examples if needed.
Step 7. Check the rubric
*Thumbnail sketches should be added when you turn in your work. You can turn in a Photobooth pic that you snap of them (they will be backward-flip it in Photoshop), or scan them.