Exploring the iFontMaker App - Video Tutorial on How to Make Your Own Font using iFontMaker | Doris Fullgrabe | Skillshare

Exploring the iFontMaker App - Video Tutorial on How to Make Your Own Font using iFontMaker

Doris Fullgrabe, Lettering & Calligraphy, Freelance

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7 Videos (22m)
    • 1 iFontMaker Intro, Workspace, Library, Export

      2:32
    • 2 iFontMaker Brush shape, size, scissors

      1:37
    • 3 iFontMaker Arrows, Zoom, Text

      2:26
    • 4 iFontMaker Brush, Edit, Shape, Move, Guides

      5:54
    • 5 iFontMaker Scissors, Undo, Redo, Next

      1:42
    • 6 iFontMaker Preview, Spacing, Kerning

      4:29
    • 7 iFontMaker Export and Build

      2:55

About This Class

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In this class, I am taking you through all the buttons and functionalities of the iFontMaker application. I'm demonstrating how to add your own handwritten font, how to test spacing and kerning, and how to publish it.  

You will need an iPad, a stylus (Apple pencil is recommended), and download the iFontMaker app.

I first published this tutorial on my blog, and I want to hear from you if this is something you would like me to flesh out into a more comprehensive class. :-) 

(If you prefer writing with pen and paper, please check out my Introduction to Copperplate Calligraphy class!) 

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Doris Fullgrabe

Lettering & Calligraphy, Freelance

Born and raised in Germany, I have lived and worked in Scotland, England, Spain, the Canary Islands, Mexico, and Texas, before moving to New York City. I was a student and a secretary in my 20s, an MBTI(r) and Cross-Cultural Trainer in my 30s, and am pursuing lettering and calligraphy in my 40s.

Writing and doodling with our hands has been shown to improve memory retention, calm monkey-brain, and lower blood pressure. It makes everyday life more beautiful, and it's a craft you can lear...

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