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How to make your own font---FOR FREE!

EVERY person in the world loves his writing.

VERY MUCH.

VERY VERY MUCH.

WHY NOT make a font of it?
In this instructable, we'll follow the procedure of making a font in no time. No, not no time, some time.
So.....YOU'RE READY?

 
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Step 1: Material needed

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You're gonna need following things-
@1 An active internet connection
@2 A printer to print the template
@3 A permanent marker(Sharpies are AWESOME!)
@4 A scanner(IMPORTANT!)
@5 This Instructable!

Step 2: Print it

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The template you're going to need is just a click away.

*CLICK* http://www.myscriptfont.com/res/ScriptTemplate.pdf *CLICK*
When you open it, you gotta print it.

Step 3: Fill it

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This is how mine looked after I filled it.
You have to fill the printed template according to instructions given in the top-right corner of the page you just printed.
YOU GET IT? OKAY???
OKAY?????????
Sorry about that, I left my caps lock on:(
And yes! if you want you can also fill the OPTIONAL LETTERS.(who left the caps lock on?)

Step 4: Scan it

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Why am I putting an 'IT' in the title always?
Anyways, you now want to scan the template.Make SURE you scan it in gray scale and with at least 300 dpi.
REMEMBER ---- *HIGH DPI = HIGH QUALITY FONT*
YOU"LL HAVE SOMETHING LIKE THE PICTURE ABOVE--- FILLED UP WITH YOU PRECIOUS HANDW

Step 5: Open it

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This site needs @1 .http://www.myscriptfont.com .
We have already done the first step, so proceed to the second step.Click the UPLOAD button and select your scanned template.

The file size is a bit of a problem. If YOU GET the problem, scan the template with your settings adjusted to a lower scan.

Name your font and select the font type. The most common and available type is the TTF type.(true type font)

Step 6: Enjoy it!

AGAIN THAT EVIL 'IT'?
Once you click on 'SEND FILE', it could take a few minutes to get uploaded. Once done, you'll be given the download link to your font.
Once you install this on your computer, you can even use that in MS OFFICE(you probably will use it in that only).

evacooper1 year ago
cool! will it do Hebrew?
when i was in middle-school in the late 90's everyone but 1 girl had a computer, but her handwriting was so nice i used to joke that she should have her own font...
The Pencil Guy (author)  evacooper1 year ago
Yes it can.....
foobear1 year ago
I remember this site from when I first visited it over 10 years ago. It's amazing that it's still around.
The Pencil Guy (author) 1 year ago
POSTED MY FONT........ (cover)
The Pencil Guy (author) 1 year ago
hey! kiteman! how am i supposed to show that?
SHOULD I PRINT IT THEN SCAN IT????
(AND WOULD YOU STOP POSTING 'MEAN' COMMENTS???
(the spirit just turned the caps lock on)
You could scan it, or take a screen-shot.

Nothing I've posted has been "mean", just imple questions, based on the site's purpose; show us what *you* have made or done. If you only use random googled images, how do we know this even works?

If you use the "reply" button, folk get a notification that you have tried to communicate with them.
The Pencil Guy (author) 1 year ago
AND MY WRITINGS HORRIBLE......!
rimar20001 year ago
This would be very useful to me, if it had the ñ.

Anyway thanks.