Typography Resources

http://sorapure.net/typography/index.html

assignments

text as image

choose a four-letter word and create a visual presentation of that word that represents its meaning

letter drawings

use the letters and symbols in a single font family to draw a picture

text on a path

arrange text on a path in a way that enhances its meaning

word cloud images

use Tagxedo to configure a word cloud into an image that helps guide interpretation of the text

visual concept

create an image that interprets a word or a quotation

typography resources

on typography

games and fun stuff

free typefaces

Photoshop alternatives

  • Affinity: download the free beta version of a very robust photo editing program that will eventually cost approx. $80
  • Pixlr: free online photo editing program
  • GIMP: free, open-source, desktop program