Sketching Type: Create Your Own Hand-Drawn Type

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Computers have made it much easier to create new typefaces, but hand-drawn type has a quality all its own. This practical guide from a professional graphic designer and illustrator is for anyone who loves type, and includes 50 exercises to give you the knowledge and skills you need. For each style of type there are notes on its characteristics and anatomy, along with sketched examples and ideas, and tips from different experts.

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Lee Suttey completed his degree in illustration at Portsmouth University, gaining a first class BA (Hons). He then continued his education with a masters in sequential design and illustration, before going on to work for various multimedia and graphic design agencies. He now works as a freelance graphic designer for print and screen under the name Visual Function. Lee has also taken part in a touring exhibition with his Artist Book work called Changing Pages, curated by the Collins Gallery. He loves using his sketchbooks and drawing to generate ideas, and this is where his love of hand-drawn type originates.

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