Type Design: Build a Simple Display Font

Kyle Wayne Benson, Alphabets and a little upsets

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11 Videos (27m)
    • Introduction

      0:46
    • Project

      1:01
    • Tools

      0:48
    • Inspiration

      3:07
    • Sketching

      1:13
    • H&O

      6:27
    • Hamburgedfontsiv

      3:19
    • Adjustments

      4:17
    • Lowercase Set

      2:32
    • Kerning

      2:11
    • Peace Out

      1:14
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About This Class

Utah designer Kyle Wayne Benson is here to help you discover your inner type designer. Join him as he builds a custom display font in this 30-minute, project-based class. By watching and joining along you'll learn the process of designing type through reference, lettering, vectorizing, and layout. Through this experience you’ll appreciate current digital type, see why you need to be designing the stuff for yourself, and establish legitimacy in the eyes of your father.

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awesome class.
Kyle is a great teacher and also got schtick! His Type Design class is a great introduction to using Glyphs and has super helpful tips and advice on creating your own font. Lot's of goodies in his videos too — this class is fun and inspiring!
Shoam Thomas

Stay classic!

One of the best classes I've ever seen! The coolest guy

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Kyle Wayne Benson

Alphabets and a little upsets

Howdy. My name's Kyle Wayne Benson. I'm a letterer and type designer in San Jose. I love clicking the computer mouse and doing graphic designs, and showing others how they too can work the technology. I'm also co-creator of the Passionately Project and a pretty nice guy.

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