How to install the LTTR/INK Glyphs plugin

Stroke styles

Troubleshoot INK for Adobe Illustrator

Interpolate strokes

Start drawing in Adobe Illustrator

User interface overview Adobe Illustrator

Activate licence

User interface overview Glyphs

Create styles

Start drawing

Combine strokes and outlines

Convert to outlines

Convert to outlines in Adobe Illustrator

Install with Anastasiy’s Extension Manager

Report bugs

Recover from a crash

Known Issues

Running the plugin on Mac with the M1 chip

Getting an installation error on Mac - “Extension license is damaged (Error 6xx)”

The plugin doesn’t work on Windows — Grey panels

Manual installation on Windows

Start drawing

Who Can Use This Feature

✔︎ Letterer variant users can draw with strokes.
✔︎ Type-designer variant users can draw with strokes.

Plot Skeletons

To start drawing, switch to LTTR/INK tool in the Glyphs toolbar and turn the strokes on.

How to turn LTTR/INK strokes on.

Once you are set, start plotting skeletons. You'll immediately see generated outlines.

The default brush parameters are width: 30pt; height: 15pt; angle: 45º;

Edit Brush On Canvas

You can change brush parameters directly on the canvas. This is useful for quick changes during the sketching.

  1. Select a brush-handle
  2. Move brush-handle with cursor or keyboard arrows

Edit Brush On Panel

You can change brush parameters on LTTR/INK UI panel.

This is useful when precise brush parameters are needed.

  1. Select a brush-handle
  2. Click on a parameter value on the UI panel
  3. Set value by typing, or use keyboard arrows up/down for stepping.

NOTE: Hold shift and press keyboard arrows up/down to step in tens.

Edit Multiple Brush Points At Once

To edit multiple brush-points at once, select more than one on-curve node

  • Hold shift and click one by one
  • Select with drag & Select
  • Press command + A to select all

On the LTTR/INK UI panel, set the desired parameter of the brush size or angle.

NOTE: When you set parameter of multiple brush-points, you'll set the common value of that parameter. For instance, when you change the angle, the width and heigh parameters remain unchanged.

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