Hand Drawn Typography: Designing a Font from Your Handwriting

Christine Nishiyama, Artist at Might Could Studios

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11 Lessons (20m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:36
    • 2. Gather Materials

      2:42
    • 3. Creating a Handwriting Sample

      1:04
    • 4. Writing the Letters

      0:52
    • 5. Converting to a Font File

      1:22
    • 6. Refine: Cleaning Up

      7:00
    • 7. Refine: Using Consistent Elements

      1:25
    • 8. Refine: Adjusting Kerning

      1:20
    • 9. Refine: Adding Accent Marks

      0:54
    • 10. Generating the Font

      1:05
    • 11. Typing with the Font!

      1:01
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Project Description

In this class, you'll be designing a font based on your own handwriting. Type design can be really complex and mind-boggling. But designing a handwriting font is a great way to jump in and explore type design without having to have too much experience. And I bet after you make your handwriting font, you'll be itching to dive deeper into typography and make more fonts!

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