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7 Free Tools for Creating Your Own Fonts

7 Free Tools for Creating Your Own Fonts
The Fontography Series is supported by join.me, the easiest way to have an online meeting. join.me lets you instantly share your screen with anyone, for free. Use it to collaborate, demo, show off — the possibilities are endless. Try it today. Though there are plenty of fonts out there for you to choose from (and many are even free), you may have the desire to create your very own custom font. Software for designing your own fonts (often called font editors) can be expensive, with FontLab Studio, one of the industry's standards, fetching over $600. What's great is there are several free font editors out there that you can use to create your own fonts. With these tools, don't expect to create high quality professional fonts right from the start — it will take time and practice, just like with any endeavor. Though there are many free font editors out there, we focused on those that are still actively maintained and those that we can comfortably recommend. What font editor do you use? Related:  Websites & Webpages

25+ Water Effect Photoshop Tutorials and Brushes Water is beautiful, but creating its effect digitally from scratch can be dreadful, due to the complexity you have to deal with. However, there are always time when you, as a professional, have to create the water effect, be it for personal use or commercial project. (Image Source: Morteque) Well, the good news is that there are always hope for you, and the hope is always come from the Internet. Knowing the difficulty of water effect creation, many passionate designers have gone so far to create tutorials and wonderful resources to aid you in achieving artistic and realistic water effect. In this post we have compiled a list of water effect tutorials that show you the brilliant ways to create water effects ranged from droplets to rain to waterfalls. Tutorials This section features comprehensive tutorials to help you create various water effects such as rain, water splashes, droplets, bubbles, ripples and even realistic water text effect, get to learn them all! Rain, Rain, Go Away Rain

25 romantic fonts Tis the season for everything lovely. To celebrate all the card writing and googly eye celebrating that will be coming up soon, I’ve complied a list of twenty five of my favorite free romantic fonts. Download via the links below to make all your love letters unwittingly nice this year. 1. Clipper Script, by Måns Grebäck | 2. Daun Penh | 3. Graphic done in collaboration with Alli Michelle. P.S. Configure IT Quick: Re-create Word's Font Sampler macro with these handy refinements Refine Words Font Sampler macro and get a sample of every font installed on the system Back in the old days, when I was running Office 95 on top of Windows 95, I discovered that Word 95 shipped with a cool Font Sampler macro written in WordBasic. Running the macro created a document containing a sample of every font installed on the system. Unfortunately, the Font Sampler macro has been missing from every version of Word since then. Since the resulting font sample document was such a great reference tool, especially when printed, I always wondered why Microsoft had never updated the Font Sampler macro to Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) for inclusion with subsequent versions of Word. I recently encountered a situation in Word 2002 where having such a reference tool would have been helpful. But when I ran Microsoft’s new Font Sampler macro, I discovered that the resulting document left a lot to be desired. Setting the stageAs you can see in Listing A, the macro is only 34 lines long.

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FontStruct | Build, Share, Download Fonts Hot WordPress Themes For Freelancers For Personal Branding In order to succeed as a freelancer and build a successful brand, website creation is paramount to displaying a professional image. WordPress makes it easy for freelancers to build beautiful, professional websites that are not only impressive to potential clients, but also easy to manage and customize. The right WordPress theme can make or break your website, so its important to choose one that is clear, concise, simple to navigate and overall generally pleasing to the visitor. Below are some of my picks (free and premium) for the hottest WordPress themes for freelancers: 1. Download Here (Link to a blog post by the author) Typominima is a great theme for freelancers who want to spotlight their writing and publishing experience. 2. Download Here Boldy is a simple, yet robust WordPress theme by Site5.com. 3. Download Here Fotofolio Landscape is a WordPress theme designed by Wordspop.com for photographers to showcase their work to clients. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 18. 19.

FreeTypography – The best free fonts, typefaces and typography dafont.com Turk's Head | How to tie a Turk's Head | Decorative Knots Uses: The Turk's Head (ABOK # 1303 - 5, p 232) is widely used as a slide, or woggle, for scout's scarves. Tying it: The Turk's Head is usually tied around the hand. For the demonstration here, the braiding was performed round a piece of wood and the work was rotated as the braiding advanced. Variations: There are many variations on the simple Turk's head. Braiding a Single Rope Demonstration: The process of braiding using a single end is readily understood by practicing Braiding with a short length of rope as shown here. Turk's Head Beads Turk's Head Beads: The Turk's Head can also be used to make a string of beads - not unlike a Rosary. Finishing: Traditionally scout woggles were not secured. WARNING: Molten nylon is dangerously hot.

Create An eCommerce Landing Page In Adobe Photoshop In this week’s tutorial we are going to create an eCommerce landing page using Adobe Photoshop. This tutorial is intended for new designers who are planning on designing an eCommerce template. So what are we waiting for? Ready your workspace and let’s get started. Here is what we will be making, click on the image for full preview: Resources for this tutorial Step 1: Setting up the Document Start by creating a 1400px x 1900px document in Photoshop. Ruler Tool is very useful for this tutorial. Rulers: Ctrl + RGuides: Ctrl + ; One thing important in using Ruler Tool is the Information Panel. The total width of this site will be 960px. Step 2: Working on Background As you can see in the full preview above, the template was divided into three backgrounds, first on the top which holds the logo, navigation and slider. First Background: Using Rectangle Tool(U) color #b6c9c9 create a 100% by 600px. Apply this Blending Option Pattern Overlay Inner Shadow: #fff Gradient Overlay: #fff, #f2e9e9 Result! Logo

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