100 points maximum based H u m a n i t i e s

100 points maximum based H u m a n i t i e s

After learning about script, calligraphy, and lettering, continue and explore and find inspiration from this wonderful world. Research calligraphers, sign painters, and lettering artists.

Look at digital work in the SVA library or look through archives of the Type Directors Club, or Society of Scribes.

Your homework is to create a SCRIPT RESEARCH assignment of 10 of the most influential calligraphers, sign painters, script typeface designers or script artists, and correctly classify their work based on the classifications covered in today’s script lecture. For each person, include a short description (the person’s name, who they are, why they’re influential and why you chose them). Then, include 2-5 specimens of their work and correctly classify each of the specimens, using the classification based on today’s lecture.

The last slide of the presentation should include your full bibliography.

Objective: Explore script and calligraphy and the people who influence this field. To use SVA library resources to support your research

Deliverables: Research of 10 influential designers and artists in this field. Examples of script, correctly identified.

Grading: 100 points maximum based on quality the presentation, depth of research, quality of the inspiration specimens.

Library Resources to use for this homework:

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