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iPad art: Quick & Easy Fonts - Make hand drawn type on the iPad

Nic Squirrell, Artist and illustrator

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6 Videos (20m)
    • Introduction

    • A quick look around

    • Drawing the Characters

    • Kerning

    • Exporting and using the font

    • Final thoughts

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About This Class


If you'd like to make a simple hand written font on your iPad to use in your apps and desktop programs, join me and I will show you how.  It's quick and easy, and a lot of fun. 

You won't need expensive complicated software, just a single low cost iPad app.

I will walk you through the process, and once you get the hang of it, the possibilities are endless!

This class is suitable for beginners and no prior knowledge is needed.

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19 of 19 students recommendSee All

Great instruction! Easy to understand and straight to the point. I would definitely recommend this.
Can’t wait to try these techniques!
Nic’s classes are always fun and very practical. I’m now going to spend the rest of the day making fonts!! ;-). Thanks Nic. Can’t wait for the next class.





Nic Squirrell

Artist and illustrator

Nic is an artist and illustrator living in Kent, England.

She studied Creative Visual Art & 3D Design at the University of Greenwich and loved every minute of it.

Her illustrations are on many products from prints to suitcases and everything in between.

She loves drawing on her iPad as well as using traditional media, particularly watercolour.

If anything stays still long enough, Nic will draw on it.

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