mad in pursuit journal


Font Fetish

So what do you do when you have scheduled creative road time but can't seem to get any traction? When you move ahead, but only by inches instead of miles?

Yesterday I decided that the ONLY thing that would get me excited were some new fonts! (In other words, shop!... But oh so getting-it-done, as well.)

I want something for my GDTN* project -- something casual, bold. Not a "handwriting" font. I love Tekton, but I've been using it too much and it's conservative in its way. I had a few possibles on my hard drive but they were either too merry or too twee or just wrong.

At I discovered there is a whole comic book genre. So here's how my adventure shaped up:


NOW I can do some travelling! Unless...


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* "Great Dames Take Naps"