Photoshop & Digital Imaging

Introduction to Web Design & Computer Principles CSCI-UA.0004-003

Intro to Typography
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Glyph - a unique graphical representation of a letter, number, punctuation mark or symbol. A collection of glyphs is called a typeface or font. Typeface - is a family of fonts (Helvetica, Arial, Times New Roman) Font - is a specific weight within a typeface (Helvetica Bold 24pt)

Introduction to Web Design & Computer Principles CSCI-UA.0004-003

Anatomy of a Font

Introduction to Web Design & Computer Principles CSCI-UA.0004-003

Font Categories
SERIF

Introduction to Web Design & Computer Principles CSCI-UA.0004-003

Font Categories
SANS SERIF

Introduction to Web Design & Computer Principles CSCI-UA.0004-003

Font Categories
DECORATIVE DISPLAY

Introduction to Web Design & Computer Principles CSCI-UA.0004-003

Font Categories
SCRIPTS

Introduction to Web Design & Computer Principles CSCI-UA.0004-003

Font Formating
the spacing between the overall letters of a word!

TRACKING

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TRACKING

Introduction to Web Design & Computer Principles CSCI-UA.0004-003

Font Formating
the spacing between individual letters!

KERNING

Introduction to Web Design & Computer Principles CSCI-UA.0004-003

Font Formating
the spacing between the lines of a paragraph!

LEADING

THESE LINES OF TEXT! HAVE VERY TIGHT LEADING! AND THEY ARE VERY CLOSE TOGETHER THESE LINES OF TEXT! HAVE VERY LOOSE LEADING! AND THEY ARE VERY FAR APART
Introduction to Web Design & Computer Principles CSCI-UA.0004-003

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