Focus Shift Again

Last night I couldn’t bring myself to work on the NES-like font, doesn’t feel right without a proper name. So instead I spent all night redrawing SoulSword to use my new 2048pt template and almost finished all numerals and uppercase letters in one bash. What’s sad is I started work on this thing back when …

Font Weight

So I’ve been testing out making different weights of the NES-Styled font I’ve been working on. It hasn’t turned out too bad, but was a major pain to accomplish because I was a huge derp and though “yeah just use the stroke tool”. ┬áThat DOESN’T work on this font, at all. See? Blech, yech, ew. …

Stupid Spam V

I have 2 spam emails to share that tickled me. The first is a typical Nigerian Prince Scam one, but this one is pretty unique. It purports to be from the Department of Homeland security. I’m Mr Jeh Johnson, the secretary of U.S department of homeland security, this is to inform you that your abandoned …

ODN Only One Immortal

I’ve been redrawing one of the very first fonts I ever tried to make back in 2000. This was back when Highlander: The Series was still a thing. I didn’t touch this for a VERY long time, to the point I can’t even open the CorelDraw files they’re so old. I took a break from …

Musings on Font Stuff

Rotate or Skew? Skew or Rotate? I found myself pondering this when redrawing characters using Illustrator. I started all this back around 2000 using┬áCorelDraw┬á5,┬ásome characters with angles just never looked right. They were always too thick with rotation or too thin with skewing. Well I finally hit upon the solution, split the difference between rotated …

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