1 2 December 2022
Hasselt, Belgium
Workshop

For type designers of all levels: get up to par with the latest tech in two intensive Glyphs workshop days, powered by READSEARCH institute.

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

COVID-19 measures: All presenters are fully vaccinated. We recommend you are vaccinated too.

Workshop Day 1: Building variable fonts

Thursday 1 December 2022
10.00 – 17.30

Day 1. Building variable fonts

  • Interpolation: set up multiple masters, build your font family
  • Advanced creation techniques: advanced tools for a smooth workflow, finding and avoiding interpolation mistakes
  • Testing: build, test and improve your OTVAR

Who?

Ann Bessemans
Giulio Galli
Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer

For Whom?

Some experience with font engineering or type design useful.

How Much?

  • EUR 150 for both days, EUR 90 for a single day
  • EUR 90 for PXL-MAD alumni
  • free for currently enrolled PXL-MAD students
    (Payment is processed at the workshop.)

Language

Dutch and English

Prerequisites

Bring your MacBook with Glyphs 3 preinstalled.

Registration

Send an e-mail to res at glyphsapp dot com. PXL-MAD students contact Ann Bessemans directly.

Workshop Day 2: Get started with Python

Friday 2 December 2022
10.00 – 17.30

Day 2. Python intro

  • Coding basics: variables, loops, if-then clauses
  • Series of mini tasks within Glyphs: test your paths, change font info, move and add shapes

Who?

Ann Bessemans
Giulio Galli
Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer

For Whom?

Some experience with font engineering or type design useful.

How Much?

  • EUR 150 for both days, EUR 90 for a single day
  • EUR 90 for PXL-MAD alumni
  • free for currently enrolled PXL-MAD students
    (Payment is processed at the workshop.)

Language

Dutch and English

Prerequisites

Bring your MacBook with Glyphs 3 preinstalled. Make sure you install all modules in Glyphs 3: Window > Plugin Manager > Modules (especially the Python module), and restart the app.

Registration

Send an e-mail to res at glyphsapp dot com. PXL-MAD students contact Ann Bessemans directly.