A 7-day intensive Arabic Type Design workshop with Huda Smitshuijzen Abifares, Georg Seifert, Lara Assouad, and Khajag Apelian.
Arabic Type Design for Beginners
November 12 through 18
Huda Smitshuijzen Abifares, Georg Seifert, Lara Assouad, and Khajag Apelian
Tashkeel, PO Box 122255 Nad Al Sheba, Dubai
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The programme for the fifth Khatt Foundation Type Design Workshop at Tashkeel will cover the complex process of Arabic typeface design: from the creative inception phase, to drawing the letterforms, and finally to learning font authoring tools and producing a digital Arabic font.
The workshop will consist of historical presentations and practical exercises on Arabic lettering and typeface design. It will introduce the participants to the basics of the Glyphs font authoring software. It will teach participant how to translate lettering into digital outlines, and how to develop and generate a basic functioning Arabic font.