Artwork by Charis Tsevis
Typography - The art or process of setting and arranging types and printing from them.
Portrait - a pictorial representation of a person usually showing the face.
Using only one typeface, with various weights, build a typographic portrait of yourself, or someone famous (movie star, musician, politician...someone recognizable). I would prefer that your pieces be black and white, but you could use color.
Make a new document in Photoshop or Illustrator that is 11" X 17" at 240ppi.
Art & Design Concepts in this lesson...
KNOW (facts, dates, definitions, rules, people, places)
In this project students will know...
UNDERSTAND (big ideas, principles, generalizations, rules, and the “point” of the discipline or topic within the discipline.)
Students should understand that...
BE ABLE TO DO (skills of literacy, numeracy, communication, thinking, planning, production, etc.; start with a verb such as: describe, explain, show, compare, synthesize, analyze, apply, construct, or solve.)
Video Tutorial below