How to pick fonts | Gabriel Ortolan | Skillshare
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9 Videos (10m)
    • Intro - what this class is about

      0:42
    • Every font leaves an impression

      1:59
    • Missing glyphs

      1:02
    • Testing every font

      1:55
    • Serif vs non-serif

      0:51
    • Handwritten fonts

      0:24
    • Picking too many fonts

      0:50
    • Sending for printing and recomendations

      1:14
    • Summing it up

      0:46

About This Class

This class is about how to pick fonts. If you are in need to create a layout but are kind of lost in relation of how to choose fonts, so this class is for you. Here I talk about how every font leaves an impression (that depends on what the message is that you are trying to achieve), the possibility that you have in testing every font so that you know that the most appropriate font has been chosen, and including a few recommendations of mine, between other things.

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Gabriel Ortolan

Illustrator and animator

I graduated in Technology in Graphic Arts (almost the same as Graphic Design) by the Federal Technological University of Paraná (Brazil) and also completed a Post Graduate on Comics and a Post Graduate on Game Design. Right now I'm trying to improve my drawing skills. It's not only something I believe I'm good at, but also my passion, although still have a lot to learn. And by doing that I discovered another thing I love: animation. Well, in fact, tradicional animation. Check out ...

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