As an art student or art enthusiast, picking up a unique design is not only about the drawings and colors. The alphabet fonts (typeface) that are being used for the creative project would also make a highlight to see..
As an art student or art enthusiast, picking up a unique design is not only about the drawings and colors. The alphabet fonts (typeface) that are being used for the creative project would also make a highlight to see.
Various font styles would also be a new sight to see in the classroom to learn more about visual writing. On the same note, there is more to know about how the right font style chosen could impact not only readers but also crafters to find their style.
The importance of choosing the right style for your typeface or font is related to the main features of visual communication. A good visual presentation is valued through clear text, graphics, or video that are harmonious with other characteristics and components.
While you may find various templates of alphabet posters, there is a key to choosing the right font. Aside from getting readable information, it helps to deliver identity and emotions. Choosing the right font types helps to recall information as shown in the research by Michael Gasser in the North American Journal of Psychology, 2005.
Since visual communication is limited to making a bridge of the same perception with people, it takes attention to create an easy and quick-to-understand message. This can be achieved with the right font style which is related to the basic principles of visual communication.
Therefore, this note was not only for graphic designers or art enthusiasts but both parents and teachers also need to pay attention to creating a space with the right visual for kids to learn and get the idea.
Associated with visual communication, calligraphy can be defined as a touch of art that includes expressive, harmonious, and adapted skills in handwriting. When kids learn to do calligraphy, it offers various benefits besides introducing kids to art as mentioned below:
Working on calligraphy with lined paper will help them grow a sense of mindfulness in writing which also works as a good therapy to relieve stress.
Applying the activity as a way to express emotions and create something meaningful. It is also possible that they will be able to have their curiosity box open about how letters can vary through writing in other cultures and how it has its own history.
Calligraphy requires focus and patience, therefore it helps kids to improve their skills in forming letters. After practice by practice, their writing speed will be leveled up.
Even if these days were easy to find a pen tablet or so, practicing with paper and pen will never feel the same. Take this practice as a variation on handwriting practice with kids alongside some poster references of alphabet styles for the projects.
Scrapbooking is a way to make personal memorabilia that includes various preferences such as photos, and cards which also records your sense of creativity. To make your scrapbook more fancy, calligraphy will make catchy sight letters.
Add the calligraphy on the cover or next to the photos. You may also write your favorite quote written with this handwriting style to make a memorable one. For younger kids, they may also cut and paste the alphabet in the various writing styles from a template. This will help to save time but still help to develop some fine motor skills.
Besides text and photos, you can use washi tape. Nowadays you can find various washi tape in cute and bright colors. This can be used for the photo frame.
To add a natural touch, you can use pressed flowers. Place them between two sheets and heavy press with books until it dries. You may use the washi tape to stick it to the paper of your scrapbook or use customized paper such as wax paper.
If you are sort of a traveler, you can use a world map background as your photo background within the scrapbook to keep the memory of seeing new things outside the book. Once it opens years after, the nostalgia wave will hit like a beautiful hymn.
Alphabet in various styles can be used as a reference for designers or even teachers to prepare materials for art projects such as scrapbooks or for bulletin boards. Crafters will also save time and budget by using different lettering styles and font templates. Besides art projects, kids will be helpful to get a guide on how to start writing calligraphy with their favorite styles to pour on paper.