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I've been working on my first font; it tries to channel early woodblock display fonts, with a very low-fidelity, imprecise and analogue quality. There are no straight lines, and a plenty of intentional 'defects'.
There's a couple of sharp corners that I still need to go over, but I'm wondering a lot about the broader direction that I want to move in.
A short sample: http://cl.ly/I5W0
Full PDF sample: http://cl.ly/I5D3
It's really designed for low quality newsprint (I made the first few letters for my school's newspaper) so I encourage you to print it out and look at it on the page if you have the time and patience.
I haven't done anything more than side bearing-based spacing yet (the & entering the P is a mistake, not a ligature.)
for a font design project i am looking for samples and resources of old armenian typewriter character sets (or scans of documents and texts that were written with said machines) that would help me work on a corresponding design or serve as a head start. i have begun with olivetti 32 as the latin basis, and have completed cyrillic so far.
if anybody could point me to such resources or links, i would greatly appreciate it.
thanks a lot.