Advanced Arabic Type Design 2017

Started - Saturday 18 November 2017

Schedule:

Date: 18 - 23 November 2017
Time: 10 AM - 6 PM (with 1-hour lunch break)

Capacity:

14 Students

Location:

Tashkeel Nad Al Sheba

Fees:

AED 3,300.00

Please note that fees are non-refundable.

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This workshop concentrates on advanced instruction for designers and is designed for those who have already taken previous Khatt Foundation Type Design workshops at Tashkeel, or designers that have experience in type design and would like to continue on developing their skills and learning new type design authoring tools.

The workshop will teach the participants some advanced tools on further expanding the character set and fine tuning the font file into a more comprehensive and professional font.

Instruction will include for the advanced level the following:
—Localized alternates (farsi, urdu)
—Proportional/stylistic variations (ie. condensed, italics…etc).
—Contextual alternates/special ligatures
—Multiple Master + Alternative Interpolations
—Class kerning
—And more…

Requirements and extra information

1. Participants should bring their own laptop to the workshop (minimum system Mac OS X 10.9).
2. The participant should be prepared to work intensively, investing their own time outside of workshop timings.
3. Due to the compressed time and the nature of the workshops there will be homework required.
The number of participants is limited, please sign up as soon as possible if you are interested.

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