Exercise 32: Text and Image Key Steps in Illustration Part 5

Key Steps in Illustration: Text and Image

This exercise focuses on typhography and challenges me to look how words can be displayed and even emphasized by choosing the right font.

I looked at different word pairs (opposites) and how I could best describe them by using my handwriting, different materials, fonts, and which fonts would best represent them.

My sketchbook includes the different pairs:



I continued with some further experiments, and looked into different type options used in magazines:


Key Learnings:

  • Typography is a very broad field!
  • There are many aspects to consider when choosing the right font for a project. I think one aspect includes the environment where the font will be used. I think this is one of the key thoughts that I will keep for the last projects in this course, as well as future projects.



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