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Y is for Yak by Guy Featherstone

Chatting to Guy he thinks we could do Yak in two letters. ¬†There were lots of versions with eyes, but not sure you need them. ¬†Was also some debate about how low the mouth should sit and whether it wouldn’t … Continue reading

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F is for Falcon

The Peregrine Falcon is one of the swiftest, fastest birds in existence. This needs a little working out, though I think this could be a great opportunity to introduce oblique characters. If the letters were disproportionately inked/printed, if it were … Continue reading

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P is for Peafowl

We have some good ‘P’s already but I wanted to get this one out of the system, an almost symmetrical composition. Some further exploration needs to be done on the characters that make the feathers. I currently enjoy the simplicity … Continue reading

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V is for Viper

I thought a Viper may be nice, mostly as the European Viper is one of the three native species of reptile in the UK and its protected. Other more common Vipers are endangered because of their soft skin, they have … Continue reading

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Guy Featherstone

Inspired by watching his father hand-render 8pt type with a Rotring nib on the bottom of his drawings, Guy set his sights when he graduated in Design from Central Saint Martins in 1996. He then skipped over the pond to … Continue reading

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S is for SNAKE scamp by Guy Featherstone

A little obvious in execution this one but if it were produced with the correct characters then it could be rather charming. It would also be nice to play with the volume of ink to maximise the show of wood … Continue reading

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B is for BEAR scamp by Guy Featherstone

Not sure about this one. I’m mostly a fan of the ones which are super simple, 2-3 characters max! However, this could be fun if it were produced actual bear paw size. The characters chosen are those from the Gothic … Continue reading

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