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Introduction to Typography Two-Weekend Intensive

This introduction to typography is recommended for those interested in the history and development of analog and digital type. The course functions as a working lab with multiple projects guaranteed to build confidence and knowledge in typographic usage. Students learn about typographic history, type dos and don’ts, type terminology, setting copy and display text, using style sheets, type styles, and handwriting and illustrative calligraphy. 

This course meets online:
Friday, December 4, 6:00-9:00 p.m. CST
Saturday, December 5, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. CST
Sunday, December 6, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. CST
Friday, December 11, 6:00-9:00 p.m. CST
Saturday, December 12, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. CST
Sunday, December 13, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. CST

 

Price
$750.00
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Class meeting time Fridays: 6:00 -9:00 p.m. CDT; Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CDT; Sundays: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CDT
Class meeting days Sunday, Friday, Saturday
Building and room Online
Course number 2456
Course instructor Andrew Sterrett Conklin