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


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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iFontMaker app in the App Store

iFontMaker FAQs for further technical information

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32 of 32 students recommendSee All

Sweet, short, fun & everything you need to know to start creating your own fonts on your iPad. Thanks Nic, for yet another fabulous class - love your style!
Antonia Tee

Graphic Designer, Letterer & Artist

Super class. I already had this app but had never used it - and now I will!! Thanks for another great class Nic.
Love this! It’s a cool, rainy Saturday in Chicago, and what am I going to do tonight? MAKE FONTS! Thanks for the great 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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