This is a series of one-and-a-half to two-hour workshops over a week, during which participants will learn the stages of creating a variable font in GlyphsApp and the opportunities that this format offers.
Variable Font Online Week
13–18 April 2020, series of one-and-a-half to two-hour workshops over a week
Learn how to create Variable Fonts with Glyphs. Together, we will make a few letters, export them, and animate a glyph in a web browser. You'll learn how to create a variable font; prepare outlines for glyph variations; work with a brace and braked layers; trace down and fix errors; create color variable font; export and test in Adobe Illustrator / Indesign / Photoshop and web browsers; animate a glyph in a web browser.
Online, bang bang education
The program is open to designers, lettering artists, students and professionals of all levels of expertise.
Mac with Glyphs 2 preinstalled. Make sure you updated to the latest beta: Glyphs > Preferences > Updates: enable Cutting Edge Versions and check for updates.