LEARN ABOUT TYPE FROM A FORMER TYPESETTER!We'll begin with the basics of typography including the various font styles, then get into selecting fonts, kerning letter spacing, adding glyphs (swashes, etc.), and pairing fonts.Then you'll learn how to create your own word art for use on photos, cards, posters and making your own wall art. You'll add depth and dimension to your word art with layer styles and text effects, and I'll supply a list of resources.Course includes almost 6-1/2 HOURS of video tutorials and 132 pages of detailed written instructions. You'll have lifetime access to this course - videos and notes are available for you to download and keep. You'll be able to review the course as many times as you wish.PLEASE NOTE: You will receive instructions to access the course both in your receipt as well as in a personal email from me! Due to the nature of this product, there are no returns/refunds available. COURSE OUTLINE:Module 1 – The Basics of Typography
  • Learn the basics & beyond.
Module 2 – Font Styles and When to Use Which Style
  • Serif
  • Sans Serif
  • Script
  • Headline
  • Decorative
  • Handwritten
Module 3 – Font Formats
  • The difference between .otf, .ttf., and more
Module 4 - Organizing & Importing Fonts
  • How to organize your fonts
  • How to Import & Delete fonts from your computer
Module 5 – Selecting & Pairing Fonts
  • Choosing different font styles that work together
Module 6 - Adjusting Fonts
  • Kerning Letters
  • Adjusting Line Spacing
Module 7 - Glyphs
  • What are they and when to use them
    • Alternate Letters
    • Swashes and other symbols
Module 8 – Creating Word Art
  • Selecting Your Fonts
  • Fitting Words Together
  • Adding Clip Art or Photos
Module 9 – Layer Styles
  • Bevel & Emboss
  • Stroke
  • Drop Shadow
  • Glow
Module 10 – Using Text Effects
  • Purchased Effects & Usage
    • Stylized Text
    • Glow Text
    • Watercolor Effect
    • Cracked Type
    • Soft White Type
    • Neon Effect
  • Manually Creating Your Own Effects
    • Overlapping Letters
    • Paper Cut Out
    • Photo in Type
    • Distressed Effect
    • Vintage Effect
    • Add Texture to Type
Module 11 - Creating Templates
  • Cards
  • Posters & Digitally Matted Prints
Module 12 – Resources
  • Handy resources for fonts, clip art and more!