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Re: eestaak writing ( again, now with pictures )

From:bnathyuw <bnathyuw@...>
Date:Friday, December 20, 2002, 10:07
 --- Nokta Kanto <red5_2@...> wrote: > I like
your eestak font. It looks stark and fluid at
> the same time.
thanks. once i've got it done i'll start working on a handwritten form ( which i might use as italics as well ) . . . it should be rather less geometric ! It looks
> like each glyph contains two or three independent > marks. Is that right? Does > each combination have to be a separate character? >
you're just about right . . . there are several basic marks and they combine to form glyphs ( and some can be used on their own ). this was really done to make it easier to come up with the ( eventual ) total of 40 glyphs needed. some i think will be anomalous, but there will be many with repeating patterns. this is influenced by the structure of chinese characters ( i mean the combination of a set number of brushstrokes and of recognisable shapes, rather than the formation of compound characters ) and also the way hiragana glyphs are formed
> Is this from the truetype font creator?
i'm using corel draw, as i have it. not sure it's the best, but it's functional and i'm fast getting used to it . . .. bn ===== bnathyuw | landan | arR stamp the sunshine out | angelfish your tears came like anaesthesia | phèdre __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Everything you'll ever need on one web page from News and Sport to Email and Music Charts