Letterform Archive – Certificate Core: Glyphs for Robots


Certificate Core: Glyphs for Robots

Certificate Core: Glyphs for Robots
with Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer

Type West Certificate Program
Online Workshop at Letterform Archive
Wed, Jul 14, – Thu, Jul 22, 2021
5:00pm–8:00pm PT

Have you been making fonts and flirting with Glyphs? In this four day (July 14, 15, 21 & 22) workshop, learn essential tips and tricks for an efficient workflow, and make Glyphs work for you.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Learn advanced shaping with built-in path editing tools
  • Reuse shapes with smart components, corner components, etc.
  • Learn advanced interpolation techniques (intermediate and alternate masters)
  • Trigger automation for OpenType feature code
  • Automate post-production with custom parameters
  • Required Materials:
About Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer

Rainer Erich (‘Eric’) Scheichelbauer was born in Vienna. A trained photographer, Eric holds both a philosophy and a Dutch studies degree. He creates typefaces, works as a digital punchcutter for other type designers, and gives type design workshops on a regular basis. Since he has joined the Glyphs team in 2012, he has been writing articles, tutorials, and Python scripts, as well as the blog and the handbook. He lives and works in Vienna, where he runs his type studio Schriftlabor.

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