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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, the easiest way to have an online meeting. 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. Perhaps you want to design your own unique font for your company's logo, or you may have a specific font design in mind and, after looking at hundreds of fonts, you've concluded that you'd have to make your own lettering to get exactly what you want. 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. What font editor do you use? Series supported by

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How to Create Your Own Font Posted 03/02/2012 at 1:03pm | by Cory Bohon Whether you’re creating a document, presentation, or working on a new project in Photoshop, having the right font can add just the right pizazz your project might need. Occasionally, the font you’re looking for just doesn’t exist. And while that might suck, now might be the time to consider creating your own. How to tie a Turk's Head 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.

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Free Font Crimson by Sebastian Kosch This license can also be found at this permalink: Copyright (c) 2010, Sebastian Kosch (, with Reserved Font Name “Crimson Text”. This Font Software is licensed under the SIL Open Font License, Version 1.1. This license is copied below, and is also available with a FAQ at: FontForge is getting back on track New version of FontForge is finally released by the new team who aim to roll out new snapshots much more frequently. There are no huge improvements in this release, but it's nearly 1.5 years worth of patches for pretty much all parts of the font editor, from core to user interface to Python API. The change that is probably most visible is the right-click menu in the Layers dialog, added by the omnipresent Tom Lechner of Laidout project. New right-click menu in the Layers dialog