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draw_with_grid [2013/09/02 15:48]
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-====== Drawing With a Grid ====== 
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-These two screencasts shows how to use the grid to draw '​o'​ and how to use the bowl to create '​e'​. 
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-====== Draw '​o'​ ====== 
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-  - Select the pen {{:​pen.png}} 
-  - Set control point type to quadratic {{:​quadratic_points.png}} 
-  - Turn on grid {{:​new_grid.png}} 
-  - Right click to create new control points 
-  - Hold down shift and select all control points 
-  - Tie control points handles {{:​tie_point.png}} 
-  - Adjust the position of the control point handles 
-  - Right click to create a counter path 
-  - Hold down shift and select all control points in the counter path 
-  - Tie control points handles in the counter path  {{:​tie_point.png}} 
-  - Adjust the position of the control point handles in the counter path 
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-====== Draw '​e'​ ====== 
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-  - Edit -> Select All Paths 
-  - Edit -> Copy 
-  - Edit -> Set Glyph Background 
-  - Open the overview tab and select e. 
-  - Edit -> Paste 
-  - Select pen and double click to add two new points in the lower right part of the letter. 
-  - Hold down shift and select the two points. 
-  - Press delete. 
-  - Add the missing points and make the inside a bit taller. Right click to add the missing points and left click + drag to move the other points. 
-  - Add three new points at the overlap and press delete to open the path. 
-  - Join the paths. 
-  - Select the control point in the corner and use arrow keys to move it to its position. 
-  - Open the kerning tab and compare the two glyphs. (File -> Kerning) 
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