The workshop provided insights on the basic concepts of type design. introduced the whole process, as it starts with creating the brief, which defines the purpose of a typeface.
The workshop introduced as well the Arabic calligraphic stroke and its impact on designing letter forms, as well as a general background on the various styles of Arabic calligraphy.
They learned letter drawing techniques using traditional mediums such as paper and pen, as well as Digital drawing methods using Bezier curves, on Adobe Illustrator and glyphs app. Then transferring the sketches to computer and demonstrated in details.
After the workshop every participant was able to complete the basic group of characters which lays the basis of a new typeface.
This workshop was for students and professionals who are planning to deepen their background and boost their skills in typography and type design.