Foundations of Type Design

Section 2.5. Extra Tips for Ideation Stage

Section 2.5. Extra Tips for Ideation Stage

Extra: Carolingian Calligraphy Basics Part 1

Tools shown in demo:

  • ZIG Calligraphy Markers (5mm width) (but feel free to use any similar broad edge nib)
  • ruler
  • grid paper
  • pencil

Extra: Carolingian Calligraphy Basics Part 2

Tools shown in demo:

  • ZIG Calligraphy Markers (5mm width) (but feel free to use any similar broad edge nib)
  • ruler
  • grid paper
  • pencil

Extra: Writing with Found Tools

Tools shown in demo:

  • disposable bamboo chopstick
  • scrap piece of balsa wood
  • ink (Higgins Eternal, but feel free to use any similar ink)
  • paper towel
  • piece of sandpaper
  • white paper (regular printer paper)

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