Bleeding Cowboys based on what font?

Renaissance Man's picture

What font is Bleeding Cowboys based on?
http://www.dafont.com/bleeding-cowboys.font

Roger S. Nelsson's picture

As the creator himself tells if you read the comments for this font on dafont: it is based on Oklahoma by Harold's Fonts:
http://www.fontbros.com/cgi-bin/commerce.cgi?preadd=action&key=HAFO-OKLA

Nick Shinn's picture

3.5 million downloads, not too shabby.

quadibloc's picture

I have a similar question. Fifteenth Century, later misnamed Caslon Antique, apparently can't be justly called Jenson Antique or Aldus Antique either. What, if anything, was it based on?

CanwllCorfe's picture

So that's what it's called.

marcox's picture

@Nick: And 3.4 million of those were for band flyers.

Trevor Baum's picture

I actually typeset an annual report in 8.5pt Bleeding Cowboys.

Té Rowan's picture

*faint...* *THUD!*

snow is nigh's picture

If there is a market in making a pro version of it with faux randomisation of contextual alternatives?

The way it is right now could even limit amateur band flyer designers. :D

just kidding.

EDIT:
apparently there is a market! http://www.cheapprofonts.com/Bleeding_Cowboys_Pro

hrant's picture

What was Oklahoma based on?

hhp

Nick Shinn's picture

From my upcoming talk at Typo San Francisco, The Look of Sound:

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