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I did some custom type work for the flag of my school's newspaper; because of the bad paper and the lackluster print quality, I decided to play up the imperfection of the medium by creating rounded and uneven letterforms. I tried to make it look as if the ink was bleeding into the paper substantially, and I was happy with the final result in the newspaper. I'm now thinking of turning it into a typeface, but I'm worried that the imperfections aren't going to scale well. What should I keep in mind to keep the low-fidelity feel without making it repetitive and contrived? I've attached an R and a U. I'm aware there's a bit of cleaning up the lines to be done around the corners, but the uneven shape of the U is intentional.
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