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Learn Creating Basic Fonts with FontForge (in only 7 hours)

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Course Description: In this course, James Street shows you how to create basic fonts using the world's most powerful free and open source Unix-based font editor: FontForge. This video course is designed from the ground up to be an entry point into Font Design, providing background design information for anyone wishing to take up the practice. James provides instruction on font anatomy, characteristics, and general design tips as well as a beginner friendly introduction to FontForge. The interface, workflow, and tools of FontForge are covered to help make sense of the mysterious art of font creation. The course leverages FontForge and related tools in conjunction with three different methods that can be used to create consistent and reliable fonts. The course also covers potential options for installing this powerful Unix-based tool on Mac and Windows systems. Online training videos are great for individuals and companies!


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Video Tutorials Included: 81 Free Video Video Time
(minutes)

About the Course

About FontForge

Font Basics

Workflows

Installing Your Toolset

Interface Fundamentals

How to Create a Font: Parts

How to Create a Font: Outlined Paths

How to Create a Font: Hybrid

Refining & Generating Fonts

Review & Wrap-up