Objective:
Use your knowledge of the principles of Design (Line, Color, Size, Shape, etc. ) to create a beautiful typographical piece.

Method:
Use your previously gained knowledge to format text and shapes.
**Requirements**

  • 8.5″ x 11″ art board (Portrait or Landscape)
  • Use a quote or lyric of your choice (include author/songwriter – small at bottom ) – cite your source
  • It must be at least 8 words in length
  • Must include shapes/graphics
  • No more than 3 fonts
  • No more than 2 colors

Turn In:
Export your final image as a PNG and post to your blog. Explain your choice of font, color, shape and design. Be specific. “Because I like it,” is not an answer!

Rubric:

  • 50 points – Typography Formatting: Kerning/Leading is appropriate
  • 10 points – Author is cited
  • 15 points – Caption Description
  • 10 points – Shapes/Graphics used
  • 15 points – Overall appearance

LyricExample

Objective:
Practice your KERNING and LEADING by creating an attractive arrangement of one of the following quotes.

Method:
Chose one of the quotes below and type each word INDIVIDUALLY. This will place each word on it’s own layer so you can move it around your artboard.

  • The past does not define you, the present does. ~Jillian Anderson
  • Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion. ~Muhammad Ali
  • Think big, believe big, act big, and the results will be big. ~Unknown
  • Strive for progress not perfection. ~Unknown
  • It’s your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude. ~Dr. Muns
  • The starting point of all achievement is desire. ~Napoleon Hill
  • I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. ~Thomas Edison

**REQUIREMENTS**
PLAIN SERIF or SAN SERIF typeface.
ONLY BLACK TEXT on a white background.

Turn In:
Export your final image as a PNG and post it to your blog. Tell me why you chose to emphasize the words that you did.

typography-quotes-and-sayings-wallpaper