Decorative Typesetting

The focus of this class is on complex typesetting. Working froma preset main type page, students will fully design and set a colophon for their edition in addition to adding decorative type elements.

Techniques covered will include:
-Inserting drop caps
-Pull quotes
-Oversize type and bleeds
-Combining different size type
-Color splitting and mixing on the press
-Constructing images from type elements

*This workshop will take place on Sundays, March 1 & 15, 2020 from 9:30am-5:30pm. The gap between workshop sessions is intentional to provide students with more time outside of class to work on projects.

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