Friday, February 27, 2009

Bodoni "o" glasses. —o-o—





Putting the world of emoticon type into the real world

—o-o—

Thursday, February 26, 2009

questions I asked

How can I utilize modern day short-hand and emoticons to represent emotions clearly?

How can I bring letterforms into everyday life on rudimentary levels?

How can I break down shapes and forms with type?

How can I change the meaning of abbreviated terms (short-hand) by changing the font?

slightly shorter

Whether the propaganda content of art reduces its esthetic value is a matter for art historians to debate.

Whether the propaganda content of art reduces its esthetic value is a matter 4 art historians 2 debate.

Friday, February 20, 2009

Thursday, February 19, 2009

experimenting with settings, backgrounds


western emoticon




eastern emoticon



eastern emoticon

more speed writing experimentation



The Garamond teardrop works better than the helvetica teardrop.


reading it as if we were to read it on IM ( western Emoticon)



experimenting with color sanserif


with a script typeface

same difference


HELVETICA

GARAMOND

western emoticons (rotated for the most part)

emoticons are in garamond this time




experimenting with different colors in the emoticon.

Just replacing the expression all together with IM speed writing.

more portraits

All Helvetica eastern emoticons