Scrawl

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An approximation of handwriting using a Sharpie. 2 x 2 filters with lots of composites and stacks.
Info: Created on 20th September 2010 . Last edited on 30th September 2010.
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8 Comments

Comment by aphoria 30th September 2010
Beautifully controlled handwriting. The blob is done to perfection; the glyphs are distinctive and varied and the hint of 'going off the grid' give the handmade notion that much more credence. The simplicity of the sample shouts that nothing apart from typing is required to get a handmade sign. Awesome, aphoria. (I mean the last sentence in both sense, i.e. with and without comma).
Comment by thalamic 1st October 2010
Aside from all the (necessarily) vertical strokes, superb grid busting technique for that handmade look. I think the Ss would benefit from two more points apiece, or more of a reversed Z shape akin to pieces of your exquisite &. Yet they’re quite distinctive so don’t change it just for me – perhaps some alternates?
Comment by William Leverette (will.i.ૐ) 1st October 2010
Thank you thalamic and will.i.ૐ. Your compliments are very much appreciated.

As for the s, I did originally have two more points in it, but I thought it looked to stiff. Your suggestion may have given me an idea though that I'll try to explore as an alternate. Thanks! :)
Comment by aphoria 1st October 2010
wow!
this is a nice one.
Comment by naveenchandru 4th October 2010
Congratulations! FontStruct Staff have deemed your FontStruction worthy of special mention. “Scrawl” is now a Top Pick.
Comment by Rob Meek (meek) 23rd October 2010
very nice. it has an easy-going relaxed feel. the angles work well and gives it a non-fontstructed look. well done.
Comment by funk_king 23rd October 2010
Thank you for the Top Pick. :)

@funk_king Thanks for the compliments.
Comment by aphoria 24th October 2010

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