Friday, June 8, 2012

Adventures in Typography

While being an Administrative Assistant is not my dream job, working for the school does provide some excellent perks, one of which is free classes. So this summer I signed up for a Typography course so I could learn a bit more about design and hopefully apply it to my other illustration work. While there have only been about two classes here's something made from the first assignment. We had to create a collage with blocks of text in varying weights and spacing etc. The first one I made wasn't my favorite, but the second was a little more fun, once I had a little more command and knew what to expect. Of course, with my illustration background, it was still an illustration, I couldn't just go full blown abstract. Here it is:

I call it: Typecat