I recently made some fonts. I’ve always wanted to do this. I actually started this first one long ago using http://myscriptfont.com.

That works OK if you’re very careful with your lettering. And I was. But it was still “off” just a little. Yes, I could’ve improved it with white-out, but this is the computer age, sonny! 😉

My first attempt at a script font.
My first attempt at a script font.

This one I was more careful, but still missed a few. Yet it’s still quite usable as-is:

This was named incorrectly with "Sakura" because I thought I used a Sakura brush-pen, but it was actually a Pentel. ;-)
This was named incorrectly with “Sakura” because I thought I used a Sakura brush-pen, but it was actually a Pentel. 😉

And then I graduated to the Calligraphy pen in Inkscape and final font tweaking in High-Logic’s FontCreator and this is what I got:

Created using Inkscape and High-Logic FontCreator. (A great combination!)
Created using Inkscape and High-Logic FontCreator. (A great combination!)

Finally, I made one with only the freehand brush in FontCreator:

Created completely freehand in FontCreator, using auto-metrics & kerning.
Created completely freehand in FontCreator, using auto-metrics & kerning.

Which is your favorite so far?

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