Master The Art of Fabulous Titles
A self-pace workshop providing guidance and best practices for getting ‘Smart with Titles’
This workshop was inspired by a clear need to help you identify the right types of fonts and place them appropriately on your pages.
Content is delivered via a total of 92 layout examples and demonstration of my 5 Step process to creating a title in Adobe Photoshop CC.
The aim of TitleSmarts is to help you understand and streamline your options, learn to manage your fonts, as well as provide recommendations and guidance for consistently creating winning titles.
Building and managing your collection of fonts.
- Why fonts are like clothing
- Build a functioning library of fonts
- Thoughts on font organization
- Demystifying font terminology
2. Font Basics
Considerations for choosing fonts for your library.
- How to select fonts
- What to look for in a functioning font
- Understanding Practicality, Commonality, Functionality, Hierarchy and Storytelling components in font selection
- Sans v. Sans Serif fonts
3. Timing Matters
When to add titles to your page.
- Topics for consideration.
4. Anatomy of a Title
A step-by-step guide to creating an WINNING title every time.
- Where to place a title
- Formatting/How to arrange words
- Creating focus
- Special Effects (Drop shadows, Sticker Effect, Styles, Distressing, Clipping Masks and Blending Modes)
- Title embellishment and revision
5. Font Selection
Choosing the right font for your titles.
- Using words to identify style
- Difference in Artistry and Layout style
- Thoughts on communication
- Establish style via story
- Font properties and classification
- Personal favorites
And of course classes by Anna Aspnes Designs are ALWAYS jam-packed with additional extras
Who Is This For?
TitleSmarts is designed for both Novice and Advanced Digital Artists/Designers, Scrapbookers, and Memory Keepers who have a desire to improve their titlework.
- Learn everything you need to know about building an managing a functioning font library.
- Employ my own personal 5-step title process to create winning titles on every layout.
- Be empowered by words to add meaning to your artistry and scrapbooking pages.
What to Expect from TitleSmarts
- Self-paced workshop.
- 3 hrs 20 mins hours of videos delivered in 10 sessions.
- MP4 format sessions range from approx 2 -30 minutes each.
- Dedicated Facebook group to connect and share with other students of this course.
- Supporting detailed .pdf handout (40 pages including images).
- Demonstrations are conducted in Adobe Photoshop CC, but can easily be followed by Adobe Photoshop and Elements users.