Glyphs Magic Day in Kuala Lumpur

  • Event
  • Kuala Lumpur

Save the date! In October, Glyphs team member Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer will be visiting the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur for the first time. Don’t miss his tour-de-force talk and the first-ever Glyphs workshop in Malaysia!

Participants receive an extended trial license and can purchase their own full license at a discount.

Talk: More Fonts, More Fun

When?

Friday 18 October 2019
20:00–22:00

Who?

Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer

Where?

t.b.a.

For whom?

Open to the public

You use them every day: fonts. But have you ever wondered how fonts are made? Learn the answer to this question in this fun lecture, plus: why typefaces have become much better in recent years, whether you can have animations and play games with fonts, what variable fonts are, and what they can do for you.

Workshop: Glyphs Magic Day

When?

Saturday, 19 October 2019
10am – 5pm

Who?

Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer

Where?

t.b.a.

For whom?

Beginners and type designers alike. No prior knowledge of type design necessary.

Prerequisites

Bring your MacBook with Glyphs preinstalled.

Make your own fonts with the Glyphs font editor: You will create two fonts of your own and have a lot of fun getting to know the software!

Learn how to:

  • create a variable font from scratch
  • animate your font in a web browser
  • digitise your own handwriting
  • efficiently reuse shapes with components
  • put your own selfie into your font
  • put a color symbol into your font
  • produce font variations by applying effect filters
  • find and apply useful app extensions
  • test your font in Adobe apps and web browsers