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Old 01-30-2008, 08:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Farmer Ted
How do you recreate fonts by hand?

You must have nerves of steel!
I've got a book with over 700 fonts and I lay them out on butcher paper for multiples by eye, to use and to keep for my records as patterns, Sharpie the outline, run the outline with a pattern makers wheel, place/tape pattern on surface, pounce with either baby powder or red chalk dust bag or lay out for single with a water soluable chinamarker, then letter with a brush. There is no feeling in the world like seeing all that work that has come out of the end of a brush.
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