Module 3: The Power of Words and Letters

3.1: History and Types of Typography

  • Overview of the history of typography and its evolution.
  • Introduction to different types of fonts and their applications in visual art.
  • Identifying the impact of typography in art and design.

3.2: Integrating Text into Artwork

  • Understanding the importance of text placement in artwork.
  • Techniques for integrating words and letters seamlessly into visual pieces.
  • Hands-on activity: Designing a typographic art piece.

3.3: Exploring Fonts and Writing Styles

  • Differentiating between font types: serif, sans serif, script, and decorative.
  • Learning to choose the appropriate font style for different art pieces.
  • Hands-on activity: Experimenting with different fonts in a design.

3.4: Using Words to Form Parts of an Art Piece

  • Discovering how to use words as both subject matter and design elements.
  • Reviewing examples of artwork where text plays a significant role.
  • Hands-on activity: Creating an art piece using words as key elements.

3.5: Hands-on: Create your Typography-based Artwork

  • Implementing all you’ve learned about typography and text integration.
  • Creating a final art piece that incorporates typography as a primary element.
  • Sharing your artwork and receiving feedback from the course community.