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LUNCH & LEARN: TYPOGRAPHY FUNDAMENTALS
LUNCH & LEARN: TYPOGRAPHY FUNDAMENTALS This workshop covers the fundamentals of typography for the novice designer and other professionals, with an emphasis on web and mobile app executions; therefore, the concepts covered will address readability and legibility concerns of screen-based type. Wednesday, 20 June 12 – 1 pm EDT GA Atlanta, Ponce City Market 675 Ponce De Leon Avenue NE, 2nd Floor Atlanta, GA 30308 FREE! https://generalassemb.ly/education/lunch-learn-typography-fundamentals/atlanta/51301 Typographic concepts will be examined at three levels of granularity: that of the letterform, the sentence, and the paragraph. At the level of the letterform, a common typographic vocabulary will be introduced. Concepts to be covered include the definition of glyphs, understanding the difference between typefaces and fonts, basic typographic anatomy, and standard typographic classifications. The application of the typographic principles, i.e, size, weight, style, and placement, to create hierarchy will be introduced when examining type at the sentence level. Finally, at the level of the paragraph, advanced concepts to include line length, line height, and paragraph spacing will be discussed alongside common typographic sins and virtues. The workshop will with an overview of advanced typographic concepts as they pertain to the web: custom typography, cloud-based type, and where to source quality typefaces. Takeaways Learn basic typographic vocabulary common to the design industry Gain an understanding of the basic classifications of type Learn to create hierarchy with typographic concepts Understand where to source quality typefaces and how to deploy custom web typography

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Free meetup for software users of Adobe and popular art, design and development programs.
Once a month the group covers most of the products Adobe offers, focusing on products in the Creative Cloud family for design, development and art.

From the latest apps on PC or Mac to the legendary favorites of Adobe Creative Cloud, our goal is to share workflow tips and tricks.

Learn the fundamentals of design and development apps. Understand the menus and workflows creatives use the most. Apply new skills to a personal project or professional career.

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