Are you bored of those pre-designed fonts? Want to create your own font?
If yes, after years of research we have come with the ideas that can help you create a font of your own. It is just a natural evolution trying your hands at designing a natural typeface.
Although, a lot of information is available on the Internet about the history, drawings, topography, and much more but no one has clearly specified as to how to start when you want to create your own font style.
What are the initial steps to designing and creating a font style that you want to add to your content?
We are here with the useful information that has been compiled from different sources to give our readers a one-stop source to read on How to create a font?
When you are designing a font, you must know that it is a time-taking task so you have to be very specific about its usage. You might look for a type face that is self-expressive but conveying your message, in brief, is the
Ultimate Goal of Your Font.
When you are designing your font or self-expressive style, you have to do thorough research so that your typeface reflects what you want to say. There are lots of options but your creativity can create something best out of all the viable options.
You need to think of your writing area. Are you designing a font for a simple content or any geometric expressions? Are you designing it for small-sized or large-sized documents, its display face, and much more?
Things to avoid
Don’t think of digitizing your own handwriting because it will become more specific and personal to your use only.
Don’t copy any already existing font and add one or the other thing to it. Like “Times New Roman” changes to “Times New Roman 2” or anything like that.
Think of the First Character That You Would Start With
There are some monotonous characters in our English Alphabet list, designing any of those characters can help you get an idea of how characters will move around. It is often told that lower case characters n and o, and uppercase, H and O should be designed first.
Time to move on to your Computer
You can design a font and move your drawings to the computer. It is recommended to draw characters and personally convert them using all the control points and curves that you used in your drawing. Lots of software are available in the market that can effectively help you do these things without any hassle. You may take a snap and transfer it to your computer screen via Bluetooth or any other means.
Although multitudes of fonts are available but there are times, when you don’t feel contended with the font style? This is the time one thinks of designing a font of their own. By following above steps, you can start creating your font and improvise it using software to make it better.