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Isabel Urbina Peña
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Inspired by your own handwriting (or a lettering style you love!), in this beginner-friendly online class, you'll learn how to design your very own font. And don’t worry! You don't need to be a graphic designer to make this work. By using a few applications, you'll learn how to upload, trace and design a custom typeface to use on your computer. How cool is that? Plus, your instructor, Isabel, will be there every step of the way.

By the end of her class, you’ll have a custom font to typeset everything, including custom prints, mugs, desktop wallpapers and more!

BY THE END OF THIS CLASS, YOU’LL LEARN:

  • Upload your personal hand-drawn alphabet into a font editor app
  • Live trace and space your character set to get your font just right
  • Save an OTF file properly and use it to typeset everything in your own font

So what are you waiting for? Get started on your custom font today! Need more inspo? Check out a few of Isabel's font designs below:

BEGINNER
Skill Level
49 MINS
DURATION

All you need to take this class is a computer installed with Adobe Illustrator and the Robofont app, the Genius Scan app on your phone, a few class downloads and the 12-page workbook prepared by Isabel that includes:

ALL YOU NEED TO TAKE THIS CLASS ARE:

  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Robofont App
  • Genius Scan App

THE WORKBOOK INCLUDES:

  • Font Terms Overview
  • Glyphs App Shortcuts
  • Class Lesson Tips + Tricks
  • Helpful Links + Resources
  • Final Project Examples

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Design Your Own Font

Learn how to create your first custom typeface!

Purchase this course individually

Please note you will not be refunded if you decide to upgrade to our B+C All Access Pass.

Get access to this course PLUS 120+ others, for one low price.

$96 / YEAR (SAVE 20%)
No fees. Cancel anytime.
  • Lessons

1. INTRODUCTION

2. SUPPLIES OVERVIEW

3. FONT BASICS

4. ANALOG TO DIGITAL

5. IMAGE TRACE SETTINGS

6. CREATING YOUR FONT

7. SPACING

8. ADDITIONAL KEY CONCEPTS

9. DIGITIZING YOUR LETTERING

10. FINAL PROJECT

11. FINAL WORDS

Design Your Own Font

Learn how to create your first custom typeface!

Purchase this course individually

Please note you will not be refunded if you decide to upgrade to our B+C All Access Pass.

Get access to this course PLUS 120+ others, for one low price.

$96 / YEAR (SAVE 20%)
No fees. Cancel anytime.
  • Lessons

1. INTRODUCTION

2. SUPPLIES OVERVIEW

3. FONT BASICS

4. ANALOG TO DIGITAL

5. IMAGE TRACE SETTINGS

6. CREATING YOUR FONT

7. SPACING

8. ADDITIONAL KEY CONCEPTS

9. DIGITIZING YOUR LETTERING

10. FINAL PROJECT

11. FINAL WORDS