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I'd like to begin working on a bitmap face design. I'm not sure, though how one does that (the technics, I mean). When I design "normal" typefaces, I usually draw vector letters in Illustrator, and then import them into Fontographer.
What is different with totally-bitmap designs? Are the letters first drawn in photoshop, and then imported into FontLab? Or are they drawn in FontLab directly? What about this grey-pixel stuff? From what I've read recently in these forums, I gather that they are actually vector drawings, made to look like bitmaps but with varying shades of grey? This can't be done in FOG, can it?
I have FOG, and can access FontLab via school and work. I haven't ever used FontLab, though.