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Type Design Workshops with Sumner Stone

    

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Ralf Herrmann

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Workshops will be at Stone Type Foundry in Rumsey, CA.
10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Limited to 8 participants per workshop. Cost: $200 per workshop

  • 1 Analogue Drawing for Digital Typeface Design
    • Introduction to the basics of type drawing with pencil and edged pen. Process of going from sketches to formal drawings. Drawing materials provided.
    • Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • 2 Digital Drawing for Font Design & Production
    • Introduction to font design software, drawing with Bezier curves and using other standard features of the software. Approaches to repetition and variation, spacing and proofing.
    • Sunday, March 18, 2018
  • 3 Drawing Capitals
    • Exploring parameters for drawing capitals – stroke endings, joins, weight, proportions, and contrast. Uses of analogue and digital tools for drawing, spacing and proofing.
    • Saturday, March 24, 2018
  • 4 Digitizing Capitals
    • Creating a digital version of a capital alphabet. Use of software tools for exploring design options.
    • Sunday, March 25, 2018
  • 5 Drawing Lowercase & Figures
    • Exploring parameters for drawing lowercase alphabets including stroke endings, joins, weight, proportions, and contrast.
    • Saturday, april 7, 2018
  • 6 Digitizing Lowercase & Figures
    • Creating a digital version of a lowercase alphabet. Software tools will be used for exploring design options.
    • Sunday, april 8, 2018
  • 7 Drawing Italic
    • Experiments in creating an italic alphabet, either to go with an existing roman or as a stand-alone display style.
    • Saturday, april 14, 2018
  • 8 Digitizing Italic
    • Creating a digital version of an italic alphabet. Software tools will be used for exploring design options.
    • Sunday, april 15, 2018
  • 9 Weights
    • Exploration of appropriate weights for multiple styles. Designing Variable (interpolatable) fonts with a range of weights.
  • Saturday, april 21, 2018
    • 10 Widths
    • Exploration of appropriate widths for multiple styles. Designing Variable (interpolatable) fonts with a range of widths.
    • Sunday, april 22, 2018
  • 11 Family Planning
    • For designers who are planning to expand an existing design or embark on designing a new family.
    • Saturday, april 28, 2018
  • 12 Master Class
    • For designers who would like multi-level feedback on typeface designs that are already in progress.
    • Sunday, april 29, 2018

 

http://www.stonetypefoundry.com/Resources/AF Workshops lr.pdf

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