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Transparent Religion

 by Smailliwmot
 
Transparent Religion
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Last edit: 28.11.2013
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20 downloads20%20downloads208 comments8%20comments863 glyphs63%20glyphs63A favorite of 2 usersA%20favorite%20of%202%20users2The theme I was looking into for my font was Saintly. I took inspiration from stain glass windows and the gothic typefaces used on them.The%20theme%20I%20was%20looking%20into%20for%20my%20font%20was%20Saintly.%20I%20took%20inspiration%20from%20stain%20glass%20windows%20and%20the%20gothic%20typefaces%20used%20on%20them.

Church

 by babelamlam
 
Church
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Last edit: 19.11.2012
Tags: Uwe, Saintly
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3 downloads3%20downloads356 glyphs56%20glyphs56A favorite of 2 usersA%20favorite%20of%202%20users2The shape of the font was based on the structure of church with stained galss pattern and the pattern from the architecture. The%20shape%20of%20the%20font%20was%20based%20on%20the%20structure%20of%20church%20with%20stained%20galss%20pattern%20and%20the%20pattern%20from%20the%20architecture.%20

Dorés Comedia

 by Arty_Marty
 
Dorés Comedia
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34 downloads34%20downloads3435 comments35%20comments3536 glyphs36%20glyphs36A favorite of 10 usersA%20favorite%20of%2010%20users10Part of my "Found Type" project at UWE where we had to design a font for a theme that we chose.

I chose Saintly.

Throughout my research, I looked at the architecture of churches, the similarities in there designs and how certain shapes could easily be recognised as being linked to that type of architecture.

I then started looking at Dante Alghieri's Divine Comedy and the illustrations by John Flaxman and Gustav Doré.

At first it became difficult trying to figure out how to implement this into a font, but then I took on a challenge,

Would it be possible to get Doré's engravings into the font.

Then another thought crossed my mind, how do images look when compressed to low pixel quality sizes and how they are still recognisable.

So I did that, I bought a book of Doré's illustrations for the divine comedy, and they started to build into the letters.

Each letter also has this Art Deco like area to it which went well for the Stain Glass Window approach I also wanted in the design.

It took a lot of practice to get this right, and there was a fair amount of copy and pasting here and there but overall I'm quite happy with the turn out.

I hope you all enjoy!Part%20of%20my%20%22Found%20Type%22%20project%20at%20UWE%20where%20we%20had%20to%20design%20a%20font%20for%20a%20theme%20that%20we%20chose.%0D%0A%0D%0AI%20chose%20Saintly.%0D%0A%0D%0AThroughout%20my%20research%2C%20I%20looked%20at%20the%20architecture%20of%20churches%2C%20the%20similarities%20in%20there%20designs%20and%20how%20certain%20shapes%20could%20easily%20be%20recognised%20as%20being%20linked%20to%20that%20type%20of%20architecture.%0D%0A%0D%0AI%20then%20started%20looking%20at%20Dante%20Alghieri%27s%20Divine%20Comedy%20and%20the%20illustrations%20by%20John%20Flaxman%20and%20Gustav%20Dor%C3%A9.%0D%0A%0D%0AAt%20first%20it%20became%20difficult%20trying%20to%20figure%20out%20how%20to%20implement%20this%20into%20a%20font%2C%20but%20then%20I%20took%20on%20a%20challenge%2C%0D%0A%0D%0AWould%20it%20be%20possible%20to%20get%20Dor%C3%A9%27s%20engravings%20into%20the%20font.%0D%0A%0D%0AThen%20another%20thought%20crossed%20my%20mind%2C%20how%20do%20images%20look%20when%20compressed%20to%20low%20pixel%20quality%20sizes%20and%20how%20they%20are%20still%20recognisable.%0D%0A%0D%0ASo%20I%20did%20that%2C%20I%20bought%20a%20book%20of%20Dor%C3%A9%27s%20illustrations%20for%20the%20divine%20comedy%2C%20and%20they%20started%20to%20build%20into%20the%20letters.%0D%0A%0D%0AEach%20letter%20also%20has%20this%20Art%20Deco%20like%20area%20to%20it%20which%20went%20well%20for%20the%20Stain%20Glass%20Window%20approach%20I%20also%20wanted%20in%20the%20design.%0D%0A%0D%0AIt%20took%20a%20lot%20of%20practice%20to%20get%20this%20right%2C%20and%20there%20was%20a%20fair%20amount%20of%20copy%20and%20pasting%20here%20and%20there%20but%20overall%20I%27m%20quite%20happy%20with%20the%20turn%20out.%0D%0A%0D%0AI%20hope%20you%20all%20enjoy%21

Saints Row

 by oscarsaundersuwe
 
Saints Row
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Last edit: 29.11.2011
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35 downloads35%20downloads353 comments3%20comments361 glyphs61%20glyphs61A favorite of 4 usersA%20favorite%20of%204%20users4Fontstruction for Bistol UWE Graphics project based on the word 'Saintly'. Influences taken from Bristol's Church Architecture and religious typography.Fontstruction%20for%20Bistol%20UWE%20Graphics%20project%20based%20on%20the%20word%20%27Saintly%27.%20Influences%20taken%20from%20Bristol%27s%20Church%20Architecture%20and%20religious%20typography.

Grota Family OT

by LatinotypeFontShop.com
Grota Family OT
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