HELLO DITHER FONT
A processing tool to develop dithered fonts.
The application relies on two classes: How it works
GradientLetterclass uses geomerative to get all the anchor points of a single character. Those points are translated to a
PImageas the location for a radial gradient. At the end of the process this class outputs the following letterform
This image is than loaded in the
Ditherclass that outputs a dithered letterform, like this:
the menu on the left side lets you scramble with the dither.
You can change how the four neighbouring pixels are recalculated, by changing the values in the four boxes. The bar at the bottom calculates by which amount the previous changed values need to be divided by.
Hit the space bar to let the app build the font.
datafolder there is a text file, named unicode.txt, containing the first 224 Unicode characters. It is possible to expand it also to greek cyrillic etc. here you can find a nice unicode table generator.