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Re: [PPLetterpress] Re: great hand writting fonts

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  • Scott Rubel
    I don t know. Cezanne and Zapfino are two of my favorites. They both have no many choices of each character and some great ligatures. Cezanne designer loved
    Message 1 of 8 , Mar 26, 2011
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      I don't know. Cezanne and Zapfino are two of my favorites. They both
      have no many choices of each character and some great ligatures.
      Cezanne designer loved the letter "t" and there are probably 20 of
      those to choose from.

      --Scott

      On Mar 26, 2011, at 11:04 AM, Barbara Hauser wrote:

      >
      > Hi Brian,
      >
      > One of the things I would look for in a handwriting font is how
      > double letters are handled in the less formal faces. If you go on
      > the Rob Leuschke site that Dan suggested and type in some words with
      > double letters, such as "sleep" or "boot," you'll see that in some
      > fonts the second letter comes out different from the first, making
      > it look much more like natural handwriting. Some type designers go
      > through great pains to create natural-looking handwriting fonts.
      > Somewhere in my foggy brain I recall one face that has 650 glyphs.
      > Anyone know what that one is?
      >
      > Barbara
      > ______________________
      >
      > Brian's looking for handwriting fonts ...
      >
      > I think you can't do better (in terms of style (natural, smooth, both
      > formal and informal) and technical details (e.g., joins, alternates,
      > and OpenType features) than Rob Leuschke's faces:
      >
      > http://new.myfonts.com/person/Rob_Leuschke/
      >
      > His work for Hallmark Cards shows in many of his faces.
      >
      > Dan Franklin
      > The Two Sisters Press
      >
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