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well, since Bookman's already been done (twice this month). I may just have to devote my efforts to Cheltenham swash. or maybe I can find some lost version of Clearface swash...
I've always preferred Ludlow's Cheltenham swash characters, which is unusual. I tend to like ATF's versions of things in most cases.
do you have any samples of the Ludlow swash characters, Mark? I'd love to see 'em!
As far as I know, Ludlow only did these cursive caps, no lowercase variants.
Much better, Paul.
Do you mean you prefer the ATF caps?
i think stewf's referring back to my blog on bookman. you think this one's a bit more worthy or revival, s?
I wonder if the ATF swash caps were designed by Goodhue? I suspect so...
interesting. your ludlow swashes look like they've been designed to be non-kerning, similar to some bb&s swash caps that i put in the OT version of LTC Caslon.
Ludlow had slanted matrices for italics, so could be.
Paul - Yes, I think Bookman is both oversaturated and dated. Cheltenham swashes are certainly antique, but I think the face would be more useful and relevant.