This is how it looks for now. If it goes well at my exam, and if the customer likes it (she has already told me they weren't really looking for a new logo, but we had to communicate with a business), I'll try to incorporate some of your feedback.
Thank you for your critiques.
I agree with you that the S doesn't adhere to the overall square aesthetic. I think it would have been good if I had taken some time to describe the final look I was going for. Sometimes I get tunnel v…
»[…] how the thicks and thins are distributed in spencerian […]«. I guess the reason for it not coming across in my lettering is I didn’t respect the 55° angle when I drew the thicks? I used a 90° angle if that makes sense.
I appreciate your input, but it wasn’t really what I was going for. I watched a video on Skillshare with Louise Fili in which she said she used to practise drawing letters from a book she had. I was wondering if that is something you do when you are…
Thank you! And I agree with your critique.
I checked to see the width of Didot’s , and it had the same measurements on its vertical stem, its bowl and its tail. I thought you had to use the same measurements?
I am not used to using serifs; I thoug…
If you continue to play with type design, I suggest buying Designing Type by Karen Cheng. It is a book that has helped me a lot, it is very well written, and it strikes a perfect balance between technical and accessible