Alf Becker's 268th Lettering demonstration

phrostbyte64's picture

I've been working at digitizing Alf's script for a while now. I faithfully digitized each letter and stroke. At some point I realized that as a demonstration of hand lettering, Alf never intended the forms to be copied precisely. Okay, so I'm slow. In any case, I have a working version of the lower case. Still needs work. I just wanted some input. After working on 268, I have a much greater respect for folks that create scripts.

The original....

Adjusted Lower Case...

Working Samples...

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...from the Fontry

shoesoffnrun's picture

It's a beautiful font great job. Just i notice some of the connections are awkward like in "wom" and "cre"

PabloImpallari's picture

I love it!!! Keep it coming.

phrostbyte64's picture

Thank you for your kind words. I'm stuck in the middle of another project, but I should be getting back to this soon.

Bernard B's picture

I havn't got a great typographic culture, but I do not know any script looking like this one, and I love it!

Jennie Wojtulewicz's picture

This is a beautiful font. I am very much looking forward to seeing the final product!

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