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Expanding a Typeface Using Interpolation

This weekend we worked on creating updated weights for our typefaces we've been working on. On Sunday, Andy shared with us a really great way to use Python to create the Interpolation.

 Creating a semibold weight from Arendelle Regular and Bold.

Creating a semibold weight from Arendelle Regular and Bold.

Interpolation is a mathematical method of constructing new points, in this case, anchor points within a range of established places.

I created a regular weight of the letter n, and a super bold weight of the same letter. Python is a coding language able to create paths to create in-between weights like semi-bold and bold. Drawbot takes 20 different weights and turns each of them into a new frame making for some sweet animations.