Inkblot

prattk's picture

This is my base font for an inkblot typeface that I will post once finished. I would appreciate criticism on my typeface. I will also add numbers and punctuation once finished.

hrant's picture

I looks a little bit [too much] like Keedy Sans.

BTW, are Kristin, Steve, Lisa, Carrie, Austin, etc. maybe all the same person? :-/
Or did some typography teacher send a whole class over here or something?
Don't get me wrong you're [all] welcome - it's just a bit... uncommon.

hhp

Hildebrant's picture

I too am a tad confused.

prattk's picture

I am creating two typefaces. The first one is posed above and it will be used as a base font for creating the second one. This typeface is needed to determine the proportions and the shape of my second typeface. Here is a sample of what my second typeface will look like, but it is still in progress. I will post it when finished. Comments and criticism on the first font and the beginning of my second one would be greatly appeciated.

blackbirdsings's picture

To answer all the Typophiles question, there are alot of people posting from our class. Since some of you are influencing the idea of type itoday why not get some of the most insightful minds critiqing some potential typographers.

I second the Keedy Sans comment. It looks very similar, but the question I ask is why you showed the "base" type first, when you said your using the type as a proportional tool. Your inkblot look nothing like Keedy Sans or your base face, so there should not be a reason to give them more than a promience of inspiration.

You can work with them together say like the Twin typeface by Letterror.

hrant's picture

> there are alot of people posting from our class.

Great! Typophile as a formal educational tool - super.

BTW, it seems like your teacher (is it Josh?) has a strong -and positive- influence on you all, like in the way many of you are working on "layers" of form and such.

hhp

blackbirdsings's picture

For some people it is harder to grasp than others. Our professor put forth a fairly straight forward assignment and though it seemed foreign to many at first, I think everyone is coming around. They have to begin to understand that design is some you think about. Not just a colorful scarf you put on to add a splash of color.

Also our professor is talking with Jared and I think many of our final posts will be moved to a new forum or special link within Typophile.

Appreciate all the comments from all of you also.

jp

prattk's picture

Here is the inkblot typeface. Comments and suggestions are appreciated. Thanks!

mitchgerads's picture

Hey Kristin- It's been awhile since i've seen this typeface and it looks really sweet now. I was a bit skeptical of the rorshack (whatever) attempt so this comes as a great surprise. You'd never know those were from illustrator. One question: Did you have an action built into your typeface, like something that affected it from stage to stage? I can't remember.

Rock on,

-Mitch

Miss Tiffany's picture

Hello, Kristin. Are we to understand that this isn't your typeface, simply the jumping off point?

Miss Tiffany's picture

Kristin, this second one is more interesting. The first, as has been mentioned is rather close to Keedy Sans. There is nothing wrong, in my opinion, from referencing a font for proportions. But, perhaps you could post the rest of this second alphabet.

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