This is actually, truly, what I shouted to my team when Adobe released a major update to their flagship (and my favorite) software: Photoshop CC. That release (available as a subscription from Adobe.com for ~10.00/month included something that a lot of people have been requesting for a long time: Glyphs! The Glyphs palette (which was available in 2 other Adobe applications and not Photoshop, wah) enables us to access all the beautiful alternate characters in OpenType fonts. What THAT enables us to do, is make GORGEOUS custom projects! Like so:
With the introduction of the Glyph Palette in Photoshop CC, we now have access to thousands of new character sets! This course is designed to dive into these, and open the world of Glyphs to you! In addition, together we will create a piece of wall art. "Thread By Thread" is a beautiful 11x14 inch poster which you can print to hang in your home, or give as a special gift. It reminds us to keep our hearts grateful and our eyes full of wonder as we go through the world. I'm so excited to share the techniques with you, AND to help you create this beautiful artwork.
In this course I'll show you how to navigate the new Photoshop CC Glyphs palette as we create this beautiful poster together. I'll show you how to:
Design a poster with several different fonts (ours has NINE!)
Consider spacing, size, and alignment in typographic poster design
Select a font with alternates in the Glyphs palette
Insert a glyph
Choose between glyphs in your design
Use the Glyph palette to preview and choose entire dingbat fonts
When you register for Glyph by Glyph, you'll receive more than an hour of video lesson, recorded in gorgeous HD in my clear and easy-to-follow style. You'll also get our famous printable PDF walkthrough, so you can follow along AND access the content at your fingertips later!
In addition, you'll also receive an exclusive bonus for this class! You'll receive the fully-licensed Kathya font by Seniors Studio for FREE! (that's the flourishy one you see in the poster right there), a $15 value. With this included font, my class and this gorgeous learning opportunity are almost FREE! Seriously, I am so excited about this. Big thanks to Seniors Studio for participating with us! Check out the delicious you'll get for FREE!
To create this project, you'll need Photoshop CC. No other version of Photoshop will work with this course. If you would like to try it out, you can download the free 30-day trial of Photoshop CC from Adobe.com. You'll be able to take the class just fine! I also recommend that you take my free Course 1: We've Just Begun class before enrolling in this class. It'll give you the following skills you'll need:
Opening, saving, and closing Photoshop documents
Resizing type and objects
The Thread By Thread, Glyph By Glyph course is a great introduction into glyphs! By the end of class, you will know how to use the Glyphs Palette to create gorgeous custom projects! How awesome is that? We love to see your photos and cherished albums, and with every JessicaSprague.com course, there are many different ways to get in touch to show off your art, or ask a question! Register now, and I'll see you in class!
Hi there! I'm Jessica Sprague, owner and instructor here at JessicaSprague.com. I founded JessicaSprague.com in 2007 to share the creative potential of Photoshop for crafting. I've been teaching Photoshop and graphic design, photo editing, digital scrapbooking, e-commerce, and online school development for a decade. It's my goal to help you build the skills and knowledge that will last you a lifetime. Learn more about me. Are you ready to start the journey? Join me!
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