Arabic Font Workshop in Alexandria

  • Event
  • Alexandria, Egypt

Turn your calligraphy into fonts: Three intensive days for getting started in digital type design for Arabic at the Library of Alexandria.

Workshop: Making Arabic Fonts

When?

Monday 26 through Wednesday 28 November 2018
10.00 – 17.00 h

Who?

Georg Seifert (Mon-Wed)
Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer (Mon-Tue)

Where?

Library of Alexandria

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For whom?

Anyone who wants to digitise their Arabic letter designs, and turn them into a complete font

Prerequisites

No prior experience in font making required. Familiarity with the Arabic script expected.

Bring your MacBook with the latest version of Glyphs preinstalled.

Registration

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Links

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Introduction to Digital Arabic Type Design with the Glyphs Font Editor: Turn your sketches and calligraphy into real fonts! Get all your questions answered in 3 intensive days of digital type design. We cover the basics of vectorisation and digitisation, as well as possible workflows with the Glyphs application, OpenType features, font engineering, quality assurance, and font production.

Participants can purchase Glyphs licenses at a discount.