What's your favorite tool?

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Emilie Rene-Veronneau's picture
Joined: 17 Oct 2003 - 1:29pm
What's your favorite tool?
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What are your favorite tools when designing type? Do you have a favorite type of pen, brush, pencils, papers?

Emilie

Paco Fernandez's picture
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Joined: 29 Dec 2004 - 11:00am
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Emilie, I think that the best tool is: the brain…

Happy works…

Alessandro Segalini's picture
Joined: 24 Apr 2004 - 11:00am
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Here is a typeface I am working on.
I am waiting for PanLab 5.
What do you think about the kerning ?
AS

Alessandro Segalini's picture
Joined: 24 Apr 2004 - 11:00am
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Okay, but hej, I remember I posted this image
in an old thread ‘weapon of choice,’ I could
not find the link. Anyway here is my image :
Ciao.
AS

Rustam Gabbasov's picture
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Hrant, not only erasers we have :-)

Staedler fineliner

Hrant H Papazian's picture
Joined: 3 May 2000 - 11:00am
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Rustam, check out my post #5975 here:
http://www.typophile.com/forums/messages/30/35920.html

hhp

Rustam Gabbasov's picture
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Oho. Notable pencil.

James Mark Hatley's picture
Joined: 13 Jul 2004 - 11:00am
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Don’t forget the CNS and an endocrine system for flavor. A brain by itself won’t help much. Skin is good

Tiffany Wardle's picture
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paco, that was a pretty *smart* answer.

Hrant H Papazian's picture
Joined: 3 May 2000 - 11:00am
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I couldn’t live without my erasers.

erasers

But Paco is right.
“Think with your brain.” TM

(Hey, is it cool that the image looks tilted or what.)

hhp

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Really smart…
first tool: brain
second tool: paper and pencil
third tool: mac with freehand 7 + phontographer 4

Warm regards…

Alessandro Segalini's picture
Joined: 24 Apr 2004 - 11:00am
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I use a frying pan.
AS

paul d hunt's picture
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since i’m only a ripoff artist… the scanner. LOL

Lauri Johnsen's picture
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Hrant,

It does look tilted… god darn optical illusions making me dizzy… :-)

Chris Lozos's picture
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Joined: 25 Feb 2004 - 11:00am
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My favorite tool is my eyes

Héctor Muñoz Huerta's picture
Joined: 21 Feb 2003 - 11:00am
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I enjoy sketching with an H pencil on butter paper. For a fihished sketch I usually use a sharp 6H pencil.