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Professor: Andrea Herstowski
Office: 353 Chalmers Hall
Office hours: by appointment

email: herstow@ku.edu

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Final Font (in progress)
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PROOFS
*Use this proof to test your font. Save as as pdf to show in the crits
All Cap Proof | All Lowecase Proof | All Proof | Super proof just for your library

MILESTONES
Please follow the milestone schedule -- try and hit those deliverables on the target dates.
April 6 / 8
April 13 /15
April 20 / 22
April 27 / 29

May 04 / 06
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MONDAY's
Full class Monday's Zoom
https://kansas.zoom.us/j/757970426

WEDNESDAYS
One on One Wednesdays
: google doc with your time

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Present promotional experience on M or W. Up to you.

April 6
Large group: https://kansas.zoom.us/j/757970426
Go over revivial.
Go over Proof Docs.

Present Caps or lowercase in Glyphs as far as you a could be. HAMBERGERFONS or handglovesmurf: get as far as you can and present where you are. Show a pdf of your proof and the gylphs file.
Please put your glyphs file on the google drive.

April 8
One on One crits present as far as you are in caps or lower case would be good if you have at least half of the lowercase or caps completed to show. Show a pdf of your proof and the gylphs file.
Please put your glyphs file on the google drive.

Start other case for Monday.

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Present promotional experience on M or W. Up to you.

April 13

Present Caps or lowercase in Glyphs as far as you a could be. HAMBERGERFONS or handglovesmurf: get as far as you can and present where you are. Show a pdf of your proof and the gylphs file. Please put your glyphs file on the google drive.
Full class Zoomhttps://kansas.zoom.us/j/757970426

Contextual Alternates: revised how to.

April 15
One on One crits present as far as you are in caps or lower case would be good if you have at least half of the lowercase or caps completed to show. Please put your glyphs file on the google drive.

Start numbers for Monday.


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Present promotional experience on M or W. Up to you.

April 20

Lecture on accent marks/diacritics. 4 diacritics (accent marks ü, é, ñ...)
Present in Glyphs. Get as far as you can and present where you are. Please put your glyphs file on the google drive.

Present numbers in Glyphs as far as you a could be. Get as far as you can and present where you are. Show a pdf of your proof and the gylphs file. Please put your glyphs file on the google drive.

April 22
One on One crits present as far as you are. Please put your glyphs file on the google drive.

Start key punctuation “ ” ‘ ’. : ; ! ? @ & * { } ( ) and Diacritics for Monday. Maybe any ligatures you are thinking about.

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Present promotional experience on M or W. Up to you.

April 27
Lecture kerning pairs.
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First you to have your kerning correct for all your letters. Type out in words. Use the Proof to check letter by letter. THEN do the kerning pairs -- they are the last thing to do. Do not make kerning pairs if your letterspacing isn't corrected first.

April 29

One on One crits present as far as you are. Please put your glyphs file on the google drive.

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Present promotional experience on M or W. Up to you.

May
04 Font design finished (only kerning left to do)
Present in Glyphs. Get as far as you can and present where you are. Please put your glyphs file on the google drive.

May 06
One on One crits present as far as you are. Please put your glyphs file on the google drive.

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Last ZOOM (optional)
Wed 13 at 5pm
Several of you have mentioned you would like to see what everyone ened up with so if you want please join us for a final zoom Wed 13 at 5pm -- happy hour :) show what you have (done or still in the works) a final cheer to the end of an "awesome" semester!!!!! Will send the zoom in an email.

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FINAL FILE DUE MAY 15.

Please have the final deliverables on the google drive by 5pm on Friday May 15.

Please put everything for the final in one folder on the class google drive

1) Project Overviews. Please put all your project overviews together and add to it if now that we ended the semeester should an exercise or timeline be altered? should the order we did things change? should something be taken out.

2) Final Font files. For your final font make sure you have a pdf of Super proof, the font file, AND the glyphs file

3) Promotinal Experience... pdf or online. Can be something that you would print. Can be a behance post.. etc... can be just your font(s).

Portfolio it isn't required that you put this into your portfolio but if you are thinking about it please take a stab at how it would look online and how you could present it in a pdf in an interview. Send me what you are thinking for feedback now, over winterbreak or next semester there isn't a time limit.

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