Second day of the workshop: we are getting familiar with the FontForge interface, and start drawing our first fonts. After drawing the fonts on paper, the partipants create a digital version – starting with the glyphs S – a – ô – n – e – H – A – g – w – k
Working today on an improved version of PropCourier Sans, a libre font designed by Manufactura Independente, based on NotCourierSans by OSP, based on Nimbus Mono L by URW++… Our modifications occured this morning in the frame of the type design workshop given by Dave Crossland. The changes we did: We fixed the placement of diacritics
FontForge Workshop, day one
Images from the font design workshop directed by Dave Crossland, in the beautiful city of Lurs, France. Day one: the participants learn how to quickly establish a concept for a font, using a pencil and a sheet of paper…
Type workshop, day -1
Day -1 : getting ready for the typography workshop. Greyscale Press member Manuel Schmalstieg is participating in a typography workshop in Lurs (southern France), focussed on FontForge (an open source software for font creation).