Learning a New Editor…

For some time Greater Albion (i.e. me) has used a mixture of “Glyphs” and “Fontlab Studio 5” for font creation. Now I’ve taken the plunge and purchased a license for Fontlab VI. I think it’s going to be very powerful – in some ways it seems like a completely new editor, rather than an upgrade of Fontlab Studio – but there are always those ‘little’ things it takes you ages to work out how to do.

Still we’re getting there, meanwhile, here’s progress to date on the first project in this new editor:

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The Three Duchesses

And here is the digital painting finished.

A digital painting which Just finished. Three Duchesses wait alongside each other in steam.. The scene is from imagination and a little artistic licence has been applied to have Green Maroon and Blue liveries all present together. Drawn with an iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, I’m just as pleased with this as any of my traditional paintings.