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Kerning Custom type

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Kerning Custom type

Introduction

In typography, kerning is the process of adjusting the spacing between characters in a proportional font, usually to achieve a visually pleasing result.

Default Options

We have three default options for kerning auto (metric kerning), optical and metrics (roman only)

Optical kerning - use values of the software

Metric / Auto kerning use values of the type designer

Metrics (roman only) used for Latin & Japanese fonts

Pro tip : Choose the perfect font & then start kerning

customize everything

When you are done choosing typeface, Convert your type to outlines and customize everything by making different copies and keeping one original.

Pro tip : Check if you can add the meaning / shape of the word to your work

Practice task

Create a wordmark

Try to create a wordmark with manual kerning.

Find a meaningful word and try to customize Apply manual upside down kerning for the wordmark.

If you have any doubts please let me know in comments below

start creating

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