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What should I do with New Fonts that is written with pencil? Yes, it should be written with a.. I have written alphabet font but I don't know what to do with it further even if it is for sale. What should I do now, can anyone help me? In other words, what are the tools to convert it to digital format?

Thank you.

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    The first step would be to digitize it. – Scott Apr 19 '15 at 19:20
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    Do you mean 'Pencil' the sketching software? Or with a pencil? – Christopher Apr 19 '15 at 19:48
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Here's what you should do:

  1. Scan your work, one glyph per file - from here on the instructions are for each glyph separately.

Very important for making fonts - ach glyph is a file of it's own

  1. Open them in illustrator and convert your glyph to an svg, either by using live trace or tracing it manually (recommended)

Notice that the glyphs must be a shape, not a stroke - otherwise the font will interpret the stroke as whatever fills it:

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  1. Export each glyph as a separate svg - I recommend naming it as the glypoh it will end up being (a.svg, b.svg, etc., but this is not obligatory)
  2. Upload to any font producing website or software - I like Fontastic

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