Text Figures and Portraits

Grade Level 9-10, 11-12 Duration 10 classes, 45 minutes Materials Access to a program like Illustrator. Alternatives include online program Vectr , https://vectr.com/, or downloadable Inkscape. Media Digital Lesson Objectives The student will… Create a portrait or figure out of text. Be exposed to and explore a wide range of text choices Understand how to […]

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Typography & Texture Study

Grade Level 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 Duration 2 forty five minute periods (size dependent) Materials Typing paper and one of the following: dark color pencil, crayon, graphite stuck or pencil Media Pencil, Wax crayons, Color pencils Lesson Objectives For the student… To find a variety of type and texture To create a collage of type and […]

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Type Animal Illustrations with Haiku

Grade Level 9-10, 11-12 Duration 7 periods, 45 minutes in length Materials Adobe Illustrator Media Digital Lesson Objectives The objective is To create awareness of typographical forms To think creatively to create an illustration using the appropriate tools in Illustrator To layout a page of type and text Introductory Activity Teach the anatomy of type […]

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