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Series - David LaChapelle. Typography (Part Three). - Journey from Concept to Creation. There is far more to the creative process than learning how to use software and configure hardware.

Typography (Part Three). - Journey from Concept to Creation

This blog addresses them. << Previous | Next >> A long, long (really long) time ago I promised to offer some tips on typography. At long last, here they are. I hope they were worth the wait. So....here are some general tips for specifying type. . * Ideally, stick with the same type family for any given job. Alright... that ends the series on Typography. After developing his artistic abilities from an early age, Robert Davis (Adman) started his advertising career as a graphic artist for a commercial printing company while in 10th grade.

Typography (Part Two). - Journey from Concept to Creation. << Previous | Next >> The reason for proper type specification is simple -- select the typestyle that will best deliver your message.

Typography (Part Two). - Journey from Concept to Creation

Designers are known to spend hours looking for just the right font to do just that. There are gazillons of typestyles from which to choose. The selection must be inviting to the eye and appropriate to the message. Subtitles - font and size? Subtitle Fonts & Sizes - Part 338. If you’re starting the process of adding subtitles to your film you’ll need to take into consideration font styles, spacing, font color and font size.

Subtitle Fonts & Sizes - Part 338

There are certain fonts that lend themselves well to web design, others that work better in print and others that are optimal for use against dynamic content such as moving images. While web fonts such as Tahoma, Verdana and Georgia are great for use in web media, they were designed to work well in static design environments where the background doesn’t change. There are three fonts that are widely used for subtitles in films and documentaries. They are: Univers 45 Antique OliveTiresias These three fonts work well as subtitles over dynamic content and will allow you to communicate most effectively with your audience.

When you design your subtitles, you will need to keep in mind that moving images interact with your top layer subtitles. To ensure this doesn’t happen you should use a black outline around your text.

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Phillip-Lorca di Corcia. Gregory Crewdson. Hamlet's Descent into "Madness" by Preston Evans on Prezi. Madness and Insanity in Shakespeare's Hamlet - Is Hamlet Mad? Is Hamlet Mad?

Madness and Insanity in Shakespeare's Hamlet - Is Hamlet Mad?

Perhaps the world's most famous mental patient, Hamlet's sanity has been argued over by countless learned scholars for hundreds of years. As a mere student of advanced-level English Literature, I doubt I can add anything new to the debate in 2000 words, but I can look at the evidence supporting or dispelling each argument and come to my own conclusion. Hamlet is obviously experiencing grief and despair right from the beginning of the novel, with the death of his father and his uncle's seizure of the throne and rapid weddign of Hamlet's mother, and we can observe his great grief. Gallery: Fairy tales as you’ve never seen them before. Russian artist Uldus (TED Talk: Wry photos that turn stereotypes upside down) makes fantastical and intricate photographic portraits of people — as they imagine themselves to be.

Gallery: Fairy tales as you’ve never seen them before

In the process, she smashes stereotypes about modern Russian culture. In her latest series, Russ Land — a Slavic name for Russia — she’s diving into the past, deep into the magical world of pre-Christian Russian fairy tales and folklore. Exploring ancient pagan archetypes, femininity and magic, Uldus’ modern take on traditional tales provides a visual way into the complexity of Russian identity. She shares the stories behind the images. Triglava (Three-headed Goddess) The female heroines of Russian fairy tales are called tsarevna, who are under the protection of the moon, the cosmic body that rules femininity.

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The 6 Most WTF Moments From Shakespeare Plays. Shakespeare.

The 6 Most WTF Moments From Shakespeare Plays

The Bard. His name evokes poetry, love and the terror of memorizing 10 whole lines of "To be, or not to be" for your high school English class. Sure, his plays have some action, but it's mostly tragic romance like Romeo and Juliet, or boring history like Henry VI, right? Wrong. In addition to being the "greatest English writer in history," Billy Shakes was also one of the most insane, violent, out of left-field wackos who ever picked up a pen. . #6. Top 10: Shakespeare scenes. Actors Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton kneel in a scene from the film The Taming of the Shrew, 1973. 'To be or not to be'' - these are probably the most famous words uttered in literature.

Top 10: Shakespeare scenes

However, they do not move the Shakespearean actor and director John Bell as much as the balcony tryst in Romeo and Juliet. To mark the 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare, Bell has put together a list of his favourite scenes. He shies away from the famous soliloquies to compile a top 10 typified by unmatched tension, emotional volatility, complex characterisation and even on-stage violence. Macbeth's killing of the king occurs offstage. The 10 best Shakespeare characters.

Romeo and Juliet

Coriolanus. Titus Andronicus. Othello. Macbeth. Hamlet.