Category Archives: Tony Davidson

T is for Tapir

Seeing the nose of this animal got me wondering if there wasn’t a way to use the base of a lower case ‘t’ to create this part.  Not sure it needs the eye, but it does help people get it. … Continue reading

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E is for Emu

Big thanks to Vince Frost for this Emu design.  The original broke the rules by using more than just the first letter, but the simpler redesign with the larger body feels truer to the shape of the Emu and also … Continue reading

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A is for Ant

 

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B is for Bison by Alexander Cooper

I’m not sure we have found the right typefaces yet, but like Alex i think this animal can be achieved using just two characters. I wonder if overprinting the head at a lower height, so that one of the eyes … Continue reading

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S is for Skunk update

Following on from Dave Dye’s scribble with some help from Ellie Price, I wondered is there was a way of defining the tail of the skunk more with a repeated ‘s’.  It may even be simpler to just do this … Continue reading

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D is for Dog lying down

Heavily influenced by Michael Bow’s P is for Panda.  I wondered  if the idea of a dog lying down with its tongue out could work.  Alternatively we could add another paw on the other side and it might look like … Continue reading

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T is for Toucan

Could three overlapping versions of the same typeface at different font sizes create a Toucan?  Maybe. Even though toucans are not listed on the endangered species list, they are threatened by humans who capture them for pets, which is a … Continue reading

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