Complete your portfolio, export a pdf, and sent it to me via email.
YourName_Typography-PartA_CaslonPortfolio.pdf or YourName_Typography-PartA_BodoniPortfolio.pdf
To see what an ideal (A student) portfolio looks like, check the portfolio sample below:
The postcards on the Portfolio sample are my own designs and are only there to give you an idea of how much you can do with only a few letters. I expect you to come up with your own designs.
Character Set Composition: Design a composition showing all the letters that you have digitized.
Typography I Composition: Design a composition using the letters that make up the words Typography I.
Majuscule Composition: Design a composition using only an uppercase letter.
Minuscule Composition: Design a composition using only a lowercase letter.
Typographic Detail 1: Design a composition showing off a detail of an uppercase letter.
Typographic Detail 2: Design a composition showing off a detail of a lowercase letter.
Book Cover 1: Design a book cover using the letters from your revival typeface.
Book Cover 2: Design a book cover using the letters from your revival typeface.
Download the template in the "Download" section.
Design you postcards on each of the Artboards.
Export files as PNGs and make sure to check the box that says Use Artboards
Place the exported pngs on your portfolio
Make sure your type is not stretched.
Make sure you answer all the questions.
Make sure your scans are at 300dpi and your work is not accidentally cropped.
Make sure your comments are set in Minion Pro 9/12pt. Your character panel should look like the image below.
An Interview with Dan Rhatigan by Monotype
Tobias Frere-Jones: Break Things Deliberately
DUE NEXT WEEK
A printed and digital submission (pdf via email) of your completed portfolio.