Originally Posted by sealovechild
For hand-drawn fonts, I use Photoshop to just clean the unnecessary lines or marks. Then use Illustrator to create an outline using the points/paths.
Why don't you just draw in illustrator? I think it's easier than unnecessarily convert bitmaps to vectors. Despite the fact that you create a flood of paths.
Photoshop is a no go. Try FontLab
Better off using illustrator than photoshop. you would have to convert it regardless