A video of the Superpolator3 Preview during the 2012 Robothon. Oh boy, a lot of work that still needed to be done. This is a presentation from the 2009 Robothon on Superpolator2 and Prepolator, together with TypeSupply’s Tal Leming.
I am looking forward to meet everyone who signed up for the Superpolator3 workshop at the ATypI conference in Barcelona, September 17. If you’ve signed up for the workshop and you missed my introduction email, these might be useful to bring: Mac running OSX 10.8 or 10.9 Notebook or sketch paper can be useful. Your…
I’ve posted two example projects on Github. One project shows different ways of making intermediates with three masters on one axis. The second project demonstrates how to make a rule to control alternate shapes in a two axis, six master design space. Have fun!
When you draw your letters you spend more time moving points around than actually placing them on the canvas for the first time. It makes sense to adapt the construction of the outline to movement: with a couple of simple interventions you can make your outlines easier to work with.
As promised, if you bought Superpolator after the Robothon, March 2012, you’re eligible for a free upgrade. (unless you’re happy to support us, we’re happy to be supported!) If you haven’t already, let us know and we’ll get you sorted.
It’s a new release and while we test on a range of machines and OS versions, unexpected things sometimes popup. If you ran into a problem check the Release History. There might be an update for it already. Otherwise just get in touch!
The first release of Superpolator3 reads and write UFO2 documents (according to the UFO2 specification., Under the hood Superpolator is prepared for UFO3 and implementing it will (hopefully) not be too difficult.