RM Narrowboat 3D

by p2pnut
Cloned from RM Narrowboat by p2pnut.

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Inspired by the sign-writing on traditional UK narrowboats.


Sample, punctuation, diacritics etc. to follow,
Comment by p2pnut 14th june 2010
It looks good. I love this 3d effect.
Comment by naveenchandru 14th june 2010
Sweet, have you thought of perhaps have no serif on the bottom of the C, it could look like a G, same goes for J (tail serif), N (bottom right) and the number 2,3,5,6,9
Comment by djnippa 14th june 2010
Really cool font, nice effect in the first place, with a beautiful reproduction on your part. 10/10.
oh, and It has weird spacing that makes it smeary on pixel size
Comment by ssaamm 14th june 2010
Cheers all, and many thanks nippa for your very useful imput ... I tend to get a bit carried away sometimes and need to have my excesses curbed :)

(I'll be re-doing the numbers soon)
Comment by p2pnut 14th june 2010
Congratulations! FontStruct Staff have deemed your FontStruction worthy of special mention. “RM Narrowboat 3D” is now a Top Pick.
Comment by afrojet 15th june 2010
Comment by p2pnut 15th june 2010
Thanks for the TP :)
Comment by p2pnut 15th june 2010
Very nice work. It looks great both in large and small. Many features recall your previous works. 10/10
Comment by Frodo7 15th june 2010
another superlative effort. classical typographic influences and iconic nautical influences mix to inform this beauty of form and design, assisted by FS 2.0. You have had a pretty incredible year also. For someone with limited typographic experience, you have become as established presence here and elsewhere in the typographic world :) congratulations on your continued excellent output.
Comment by funk_king 15th june 2010
Hey teacher, seeing this we all stay now waiting for a beautiful low case. It's possible? A 10.
Comment by elmoyenique 15th june 2010
Can be also a Fancy college font!!
Nice one, good shadow work

one glyph bug me, it's more a matters of a personnal taste but anyway I'll share it with you the J look to much as a part of a U, maybe the slab could be bigger inside or the tail could be a bit higher.

But overall The font look great.
Comment by Michel Troy ~UrbanPixel~ (Upixel) 15th june 2010
With witch brick do you make these curves from "D" or "C"? i haven't found it out yet..i'm new here
Comment by Colafroeschli 17th june 2010
@Colafroeschli: Search (in the gallery) for 'NCD Composites in My Bricks' by djnippa. This gives all the angles that are possible with the new version of FontStruct (FS 2.0). Clone this font and you can then copy and paste the angles that go together to create these curves.

Also check out 'FontStruct 2.0 Update' for more information about 'combining' bricks and http://fontstruct.com/fontstructions/show/ncd_brick_stacker_one_grid for information about 'brick stacking'.

Then experiment and enjoy :)
Comment by p2pnut 18th june 2010
This is how working through FS2.0 angular confusion gets handled! Great work Ray. Nice outline and shadow effects. I would agree with Upixel on modifying the J which looks a bit wide. But way to work it out!
Comment by geneus1 22nd june 2010
Beautiful work p2pnut. Great work on the shading.
Comment by aphoria 22nd june 2010

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