A comprehensive guide to creating and using digital type, both in print and for the Web. An introduction offers a brief history and discusses font classification and software. Step-by-step explanations are provided for creating a range of type effects: drop shadow, wood block style, bevel, gradient, fading type, type on curves, and more.
Andy Ellison is a lecturer on the BA Graphics and Design course at Staffordshire University. He has a first class honours degree in Typography and Editorial Design and a master's degree in Communication Design from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London.