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Free Software Meeting in Guatemala City: Photos

Here are some photos by Sebastian Oliva of the informal type sketching workshop Dave did in Guatemala City last weekend: (They are Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike licensed)

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Events in Guatemala

Download Poster PDF UPDATE: 2012-01-04 NEW SCHEDULE FOR USAC BELOW (NUEVO HORARIO PARA LA USAC) Dave Crossland will be doing lectures and workshops in 4 locations in Guatemala: Sábado 4 TEC z4 15:30 – 17:30 Conferencia: Why free fonts? (¿Por qué las fuentes libres?) Martes 7 Universidad Rafael Landivar (URL), Auditorium 17:30 – 19:00 Conferencia: […]

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Generic Poster for 2012 Events

I have made a new generic poster for upcoming events in 2012. It can be easily printed and photocopied as it is made in Libre Office (ODF) format. Download the PDF and the complete sources (ODF + Fonts) It is in English, but please feel free to translate it. A Portuguese translation was made for the events […]

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Typography in Chile

Chile Tipográfico – english subtitles from on Vimeo. Marco Avilez kindly sent me a link to this great little documentary about typography in Chile 🙂

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Caldas Workshop Photos

Ricardo Santos has kindly uploaded some photos from the type sketching workshop at Escola Superior de Artes e Design last week in Caldas da Rainha. Thanks to Ruben, Ricardo and Natanael for inviting me to do the workshop!

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Workshops in Portugal, January 2012

Dave Crossland will be running 2 type sketching workshops in Portugal this month, one at the Escola Superior de Artes e Design in Caldas da Rainha (ESAD CR) on Thursday 5th January and one at the Department of Communication and Art at the University of Aveiro (DeCA) on Monday 9th January (more details here). Please […]

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Typography extensions in Inkscape 0.49

We’ve been prototyping typography features for better integrating Inkscape with FontForge. Today I have published on YouTube a screencast of the current version of these extensions. The extensions are scheduled for release in the upcoming Inkscape version 0.49. The basic workflow is split in 3 steps (with one Inkscape extension for each step): 1) Setup […]

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Video-demo of the Measurement Tool in upcoming Inkscape 0.49

Libre Graphics World has published an article covering the new Inkscape Measurement Tool that we (Felipe Sanches and Dave Crossland) have been working on. It is planned to be included in the upcoming Inkscape 0.49 release. Their nice video demonstrating our new feature is embedded here but be sure to read their article too.

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Preview of the new Inkscape Measuring Tool

Felipe Sanches has been working on a new Inkscape Measuring Tool, and here is a preview of its current state:

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Announcing GNOME Screencast

While developing typography features in Inkscape, we (Felipe Sanches and Dave Crossland) decided to approach the task by gathering input from our user-base, based on user experience studies. We want to record the users trying out the new features we are working on and based on these recordings, figure out which aspects in our software […]

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