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TypeFaces Worksheet

Sample Type 1st Impressions Examples Name of Font
What emotions arise from look- Where is this font used?
ing at this font before the exam-
ple? Where can/have you seen
this font being used?

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Font-R
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AaBbCcDdEe
Font-R
123456790
TtUuVvWwXx

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AaBbCcDdEe
Font-R
123456790
AaBbCcDdEe
Font-R
123456790
AaBbCcDdEe
Font-R
123456790
AaBbCcDdEe
Font-R
123456790
Page 010: Fonts and Typefaces
Define: Formatting the text also _______________________
of your composition.
Font/ Typeface:
Tracking:

There are ___ basic types of Fonts:
Kerning:

1.Serif How does this TRACKING make you feel?

2. Sans-Serif H o w
I N G
d o e s
m a k e
t h i s
y o u
T R A C K -
f e e l ?

Serif:
How does this TRACKINGmake you feel?

Alignment:
There are also:

Script How does this Alignment make you feel? I hope it makes
you feel like you are pressed on one side. This kind of
alignment is easy on the eyes, especially because we read
from left to right. This would be an appropriate align-

Specialty
ment for writing lots of text.

How does this Alignment make you feel? This kind of
alignment feels unnatural. Since we read from left to
Each font declares its own emotion— right, this kind of alignment works for little text, just to
just like shapes do use for a few bits of important information.

How does this FONT make you feel? This alignment keeps everything centered, you’ll normally
see this on Wedding invitations and formal publications.
How does this FONT make you feel? It’s a formal feeling and shouldn’t be used for a lot of text,
just important information that you want to get out in the
open.
HOW DOES THIS FONT MAKE YOU FEEL?
This alignment is used a lot in Newspapers to keep col-
How does this FONT make you feel? umns straight. The only drawback is that it is a mixture of
tracking and alignment and sometimes the tracking is
How does this FONT make you feel? different for different words. This sometimes makes it
difficult to read.
How does this FONT make you feel?