• Digital Font Drafts • Teacher’s Demo

Returning to the inception of the idea: E N E R G Y to make more changes – This is a series of re-drafts (in each stage of development) leading to the final digital rendering (in Adobe Illustrator) of the typeface (alphabet + numbers + characters) of S Y N E R G Y.

The arrangement of dots, stems, hairlines ( < above ) evolved from the sketches below >

Type_Conceptualization_Energy_Synergy_Pencil_Ink

Illust_JPEG_Draft_Demo_Copy

Through the creation of *systems: dots, stems, hairlines… as separate layers: each named for its specific purpose (in Adobe Illustrator), after each layer is completed… it is locked, making way for work to commence on the next layer… which is then also locked… onto the next layer… and so on… here are some of the names assigned to individual layers >

LetterKeyLegend

LetterVertHorizHairlines

Typeface Stems + Strokes >

LetterStems&Strokes

Typeface Curved Stems + Bowls >

LetterCurvedStrokes&Bowls

Typeface Dots >

LetterDots

Typeface Vertical + Horizontal + Diagonal Hairlines >

LetterVertHorizHairlines

Typeface Curved Hairlines (Counter Forms) >

LetterCurvedHairlines

USING THE ARTBOARD – as a: D E S K T O P >

EnergySynergy_Final_Digital_Draft

Typeface “Synergy” C O M P L E T E D – DIGITAL DRAFT >

Energy_Synergy_Final

Illust_JPEG_Draft_Demo_Copy

NEXT… Polishing off a few letterforms (from this Typeface) for Project II: The Dystopian Novel – Book Cover (+ Colophon) as the: Title/Subtitle for Frank Herbert’s ” D U N E ”  >

DUNE_Title_in_Synergy_typeface_export

Dune_Text_Title_Illustration_Charcoal

Project I – Final Digital Drafts of Typeface:  “S Y N E R G Y”  Demo – by Mrs. Cruz

Questions? EmailAM32@sunywcc.edu