Hand-Set Type and Shop Practice
with Ken Dezhnev
Wednesdays, May 16 & 23; 6-9pm
This comprehensive seminar focuses on the knowledge and skills needed for fully understanding the use and care of resources and tools in the type studio. Topics of discussion will include: essential technological background; typographic measurements for effective production; characteristics, use, and care of Monotype, foundry type, and wood type; anatomy of letterforms, with implications for design; the different classes of typefaces and their uses; choice of fonts for projects; copy prep and layout; proper use of composing sticks and much more.
Certificate: 6 hours, Category C or D
$95 ($85 members) no supply fee
Certificate enrollees only: early registration rate $75, valid through 4/28/18