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Understanding The Difference Between Type And Lettering. Advertisement Coming out of the grunge, graffiti and David Carson era through the ’90s, there has been a major resurgence of interest in typography.

Understanding The Difference Between Type And Lettering

We have seen a number of designers and artists make their careers out of designing type or custom lettering, and it has become common to list typography among our skills and disciplines. Unfortunately, as with any popularity surge, there have come with it a lot of misunderstandings of some of the terms and concepts that we use. This article will help you gain a clearer understanding of what typography is and isn’t, and why. One rather common example of this is the myriad of blog posts and showcases claiming to display “hand-lettered typography” — I’ve even heard university professors say it. Meanwhile... in Art - Learn about Art, Sell Your Art, Buy Artwork, Learn about Famous Artists - Learn how to Sell your Art, Art Tips, Art News, Buy Art from Undiscovered Artists and more...

It doesn’t take a professional Art Director, Curator or Critic to realize that the contemporary Art World has become quite the joke to everyday citizens.

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It only takes an afternoon at a reputable museum before you ask yourself “where’s the Rembrandt’s or Michelangelo’s or Picasso’s or Brancusi’s of today?” It seems that the fearful notion of “there’s nothing new under the sun” has left too many contemporary artists struggling to come up with something ground breaking and of value, so instead we continue to see something new and cutting edge for the sake of something new and cutting edge.

Many young artists forget that the titans of art history broke boundaries because they wanted to create something great, something of artistic value, something that others hadn’t even imagined possible. ZIG POSTERMAN. Guide to Choosing a Felt Tip Marker Pen. Ink Quality Most of our marker pens are pigment or water-based, but we also carry some alcohol (permanent) and oil-based inks.

Guide to Choosing a Felt Tip Marker Pen

Oil and alcohol-based inks tend to bleed more through paper, since they're meant to be used on other media, such as glossy paper, plastic, metal, or glass. The Pigma ink in the Sakura Micron pens offers a permanent, acid-free ink that is of archival quality, so you can enjoy your work for a long time. Bleedthrough Since markers cover a greater area and are disposed to dispensing more ink than other kinds of pens, bleedthrough is a legitimate concern especially when you're using the marker pen for writing. Calligraphy Pen Basics. There are two types of pens you can choose from: the traditional dip pen, or a regular cartridge-filled pen.

Calligraphy Pen Basics

Which you choose boils down to personal preference. Using a dip pen allows for more freedom in choosing nibs, inks, and even holders, though they tend to be messy and more temperamental. Pilot Parallel Calligraphy Pen - 3.8 mm Nib Width. My 6th JetPens Review!

Pilot Parallel Calligraphy Pen - 3.8 mm Nib Width

It's Pilfered From My 5th JetPens Review! Everyone here just seems to love these Pilot Parallel Pens. Casa das Canetas – Desde 1948. É o que temos pra hoje: Caligrafia. Hoje é dia de falar sobre Caligrafia aqui no “É o que temos pra hoje”.

É o que temos pra hoje: Caligrafia

Um mini guia, básico, para você que é curioso, acha bonitinho, sempre quis aprender a fazer aquelas letras sensacionais que seus tão admirados ídolos/referências do design/lettering/caligrafia/artes/bláblábláwhiskassachê fazem/utilizam em seus projetos. *Imagem do post por Barbara Calzolari (clique para conhecer o trabalho dela) Antes de mais nada é preciso entender de uma vez que: Lettering, Caligrafia e Tipografia são três vertentes bem distintas.Se você assistir esse vídeo da Andrea Branco (já já falo mais sobre ela), ela tenta explicar um pouco essa diferença para vocês: Hand Lettering Tutorial - Learn Lettering. The Voices of Type.

« Back to Blog on Thursday 20th of March 2014 We see type daily, but how well do we listen to it?

The Voices of Type

Today, type designer Eben Sorkin tells us about the subtle yet powerful influence of typographic voice and gauges how tuned in you are with an actual test! If you’re excited about using type, I would bet that a large part of your excitement comes from the voice of type. Dawn Nicole Designs. Chris’s albums. Authors. Cambridge in Colour - Photography Tutorials & Learning Community.

MPIWG Project Keyword index. I Love Typography I Love Typography — ZACHARI LOGAN. ZACHARI LOGAN. Boo Dillon Illustration - Menagerie. Illustration Friday. 20+ Tools to Create Your Own Infographics. A picture is worth a thousand words – based on this, infographics would carry hundreds of thousands of words, yet if you let a reader choose between a full-length 1000-word article and an infographic that needs a few scroll-downs, they’d probably prefer absorbing information straight from the infographic.

What’s not to like? Colored charts and illustrations deliver connections better than tables and figures and as users spend time looking back and forth the full infographic, they stay on the site longer. Plus, readers who like what they see are more likely to share visual guides more than articles. While not everyone can make infographics from scratch, there are tools available on the Web that will help you create your very own infographics.

In this article, we’re listing more than 20 such options to help you get your messages across to your readers, visually. Read Also: The Infographic Revolution: Where Do We Go From Here? What About Me? “What About Me?” Piktochart Find the right designer. Icon search engine and market place. Logo Designs: How to Judge Them. Color Scheme Designer 3. Category archive for "Lettering" Magenta… e todas as outras cores da massa cinzenta. The Smashing Book #3 (eBook) Redesign The Web. The Web has changed a lot.

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Our tools now are advanced, and browsers are highly capable. We are facing new challenges and embracing new technologies. These changes require us to reconsider how we approach Web design. In fact, it’s time to rethink, to recode, to redesign. Smashing Web & Graphics eBook Bundle: 7 eBooks for only $18. Web design is one of the most popular professions around these days.

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