UNDERSTANDING ILLUSTRATOR

UNDERSTANDING ILLUSTRATOR

1.0 INTRODUCTIONIllustrator is an application of group of graphic design, video editing and web development applications known as ” the Adobe Creative Suite (CS)” created by Adobe Systems. The other graphic design applications in Adobe CS are Photoshop and InDesign. Both of these applications also support file types or technologies like: PDF, PostScript and Flash. […]

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In-designs Tutorial                        For Typographic Designs

In-designs Tutorial For Typographic Designs

4.0 Introduction InDesign is the best Adobe tool for creating traditional and expertly crafted typography. Designers often are quick to jump over to Illustrator or Photoshop if they want to create more unique and contemporary text effects. However, with a little know-how you can create cutting-edge, creative text effects without ever having to leave InDesign. […]

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Typographic Design Consideration

Typographic Design Consideration

3.0 Introduction First introduced more than two hundred years ago, the point system has been universally used for the last hundred years for expressing the size of type. With the adoption of personal computers from the 1980s, this system has been carried over to computer-assisted editing, typesetting, and design.  1 Unit Objectives After going through […]

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Type Technology History and Emergence

Type Technology History and Emergence

1.0 Introduction There are four main types of communication: written, verbal, nonverbal and visual. Written communication includes email, signs, letters, magazines, books and anything else transcribed into typed or handwritten words. Verbal communication is auditory, while nonverbal communication is body language and gestures. 1 Unit Objectives After going through this unit, you will be able […]

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Typographic Building  Blocks

Typographic Building Blocks

Characters Characters are the basic symbols that are used to write or print a language. For example, the characters used by the English language consist of the letters of the alphabet, numerals, punctuation marks and a variety of symbols (e.g., the ampersand, the dollar sign and the arithmetic symbols). Characters are fundamental to computer systems. […]

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