Arrighi Sample Sheet →
Here’s a sample sheet of Arrighi’s font.
P22 Operina font →
This font is based on Arrighi’s Operina styles.
Free download of Arrighi's Operina book →
Here’s a free downloadable PDF of Arrighi’s book on type.
Alphabet photo art gallery →
Designer David Airey has a collection of interesting alphabet photos on his blog. Some really interesting stuff here, including “type” found in the negative space between buildings, a sign language alphabet made of matchbooks, and a number of found object alphabets.
AWESOME alphabet book for comic book/SciFi nerds →
Discovered this post this afternoon while doing some research and LOVE IT!
Assignment 2: Uncle Jack's New Suit
Uncle Jack lived in a small village and was a regular in the local pub. It was one of those pubs where someone often had something to sell, a ticket for the big match, or in this case a suit. Maybe Uncle Jack mentioned that he needed a new suit, anyway, a tailor who was drinking in the bar, offered him a quality made-to-measure suit at a knockdown price.As promised in a week later the tailor...
The Tortoise & the Hare The Tortoise and The Hare There once was a speedy hare who bragged about how fast he could run. Tired of hearing him boast, Slow and Steady, the tortoise, challenged him to a race. All the animals in the forest gathered to watch. Hare ran down the road for a while and then and paused to rest. He looked back at Slow and Steady and cried out, “How do you...
So this originally was a joke that my friend Zoe made up and I wanted it as a story for class..so yea it’s now a story. Once upon a time there was a man biking by the sea on a cliff, and in his basket was a loaf of choco bread. All of a sudden the choco bread jumps out of the basket, the man is startled by the bread’s decision to jump. Please choco bread get back in my basket said...
Assignment #2: My story
Three little pigs Once upon a time, there were three little pigs. Each pig built a house. One pig built a house of straw. Another built a house of sticks. Another built a house of bricks. One day, a wolf came along. First he went to the straw house. He blew it down and ate the pig. Then he went to the stick house. He blew it down and ate the pig. Last, he went to the brick house. He huffed...
According to [Russian psychologist Pavel] Semonov, as scientists, we look...– Aronson, Eliot. 2008. The Social Animal, Tenth Edition. New York, NY: Worth Publishers
Changing the Default Font in Adobe Illustrator →
I found this article from the Adobe site showing how to change the default font in Adobe Illustrator. However, it didn’t work on my Macbook Pro; I don’t have the folder they’re telling us to look in.
Changing default font: Better link →
This is a better illustrated tutorial than the Adobe link. I tried it, however, and it still didn’t work for me. Changing the “Normal Character Settings” before I started doing anything, however, did.
Write a one or two paragraph reflection on the presentation and discussion we had in our first meeting. Change the default font in your Adobe Illustrator application to a new font of your choosing. Compose your text into a 5.5” x 8.5” inch rectangle and print it out onto paper. Practice reading your text aloud with great articulation and inflection. We will read them aloud in class. ...