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Could be ok for a text, but for a logo it has some flaws. The advantage of this case is that all joints are between a straight stroke and a curve stroke. Taking x as a reference kerning between the straight and the curve, all the red arrows shows different separations. This is my tip: imagine this logo like a giant construction on a wall, small mistakes ...


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A Good font: Pair kernings have been addressed. How does "AV" look? Or "To"? The glyph box is not dramatically larger (or smaller) than the glyphs Glyph alignment on the baseline is correct, including adjustments for caps and rounds such as C, O, G, Q, S, etc. Stroke weights, thick or thin, are consistent between various glyphs, even if they have varying ...


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Two quick tips for checking kerning... squinting your eyes, and inverting the text... by doing this you can focus more on the contrast and white-space and be less distracted by the actual letters themselves. This confirms what I thought when I first saw it - Looks OK to me. Edit - A comment above drew attention to a previous answer which includes my ...


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Picasso was touring an elementary school and viewing the artwork the children had on display. He was amazed at how good it all was. He asked the teacher... "What are you teaching these children such that they are all fantastic artists?" To which, the teacher replied, "I simply know when to take things away from them." At some point, experience ...


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It really tends to come down to flow: is the spacing even? Are there uneven blobs of color where everything gets to seem too thick or thin? Do strokes feel like they narrow to join evenly on the 'm' or 'n'? Do characters like @, $ and %, the parentheses and quotation marks, complement the design, or have they been clearly borrowed in from another font, or ...


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I'm a Sketch beginner and this happened to me as well. I've realised the text colour and fills are different things. I had this setting on for my text and it was behaving exactly as you described: Once I changed that to something other than white I could see it again while typing!


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There is no standard definition of "Pro" or "Expert" fonts. It was a term that started in the early 2000's when many foundries updated their fonts to include a wider character range and OpenType features. However there was no consensus between foundries on which character set or which features constituted an expert font, so currently the term means generally ...


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PE stands for Pan-European and refers to the character set or variety of glyphs you will find in the font. For example, there is an interesting article about the development of Skolar Sans PE here: https://www.rosettatype.com/blog/2016/02/02/Skolar-Sans-Pan-European From Fontshop: https://www.fontshop.com/content/language-support Pan-European 1 (W06) ...


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It's to visually correct for an optical illusion which occurs when lines beginning with straight edged letters are perfectly aligned geometrically to letters with a curved edge. It also happens in many fonts where there are curves at the top, or bottom - these also don't line up exactly with characters with straight lines at the top or bottom. It's ...


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These are not rules, as you can find good quality free fonts as well as lousy commercial (paid) fonts, but generally a few differences: The quality of details: I have seen free families from Google Fonts which have actual errors in some characters. Other times you can expect bad optical corrections, bad spacing or limited character set. More experienced ...


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Another way to do it is by using Adobe Illustrator's Envelope Distort. See the step by step in the images below:


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This is a scam. It is specifically called a "phishing scam". This is a rather long, possibly verbose, answer primarily to help explain as much as possible to hopefully alleviate some of the unsettled feelings you may have over the entire manner. In reality, the only thing you've done wrong is to respond and send money. Phishing: the fraudulent practice ...


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You've probably read about commercial typefaces (as opposed to free fonts), which generally can include: more weights grouped into families (eg. not just bold and regular) more glyphs (eg. extended language sets, russian, german, french, asian sets) specialized glyphs (eg. math symbols, icons) ligatures (eg. google this) better kerning and optical ...


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There's more than EM and EN spaces (see below). These are used in advanced typesetting to create optical adjustments between elements or to avoid using repeated spaces. So instead of typing Space multiple times to move something, you can use an EM space to have a clean file with no repeated spaces. In extreme cases you can use an EM space with a blown up ...


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Copy from Black and white emoji fonts – enfascination Noto Emoji Font Google has a fully internationalized font, Noto, whose emoji font has a black and white version: https://github.com/googlei18n/noto-emoji/tree/master/fonts The smiley’s are blobs. EmojiOne EmojiOne is a color font with black and white fallbacks. I couldn’t figure out how to trigger the ...


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It is Nimbus Sans Round Bold MyFonts Typekit


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Outer glow, stroke, and drop shadow.... The stroke lowers the opacity at the edge of the characters, creating a slight "blur" impression. Note the contour of the Drop Shadow.... These are merely basics. Fiddle with it until you are happy. There may have been a slight motion blur applied after all this as well. You can convert the text layer with the ...


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Create each word as a separate text object with the stroke set to black, and fill set to white Using Object > Envelope > Make with Mesh, apply a simple 1 column, 1 row mesh warp to each word, and distort as you wish by clicking and dragging the mesh handles/bezier curves. Select all, then using Effect > Stylize > Drop Shadow, apply a red drop shadow with ...


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You can add css font-variant-ligatures:no-common-ligatures (or font-variant-ligatures:none) to prevent Chrome (and Firefox!) from displaying 'r' that way. IE/Edge don't have the bug. You could also insert ‌ between every pair 'rt' and 'rf' (the problem shows in it, too) in the source text (it's invisible), to make browsers think that the ...


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It's Gravitas One The hatch fill probably is added in a vector drawing software. It can have any fill pattern and it can be used to mask anything.


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That would be: ITC Benguiat Std Condensed Medium (by ITC)


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From the Text Panel, check if all the fields are equal. The small word could be a Superscript or Subscript From the Text Style Panel, check there's not any style applied.


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The problem is that you're using flowed text in your file. Flowed text is not in the SVG standard (it was planned, implemented in Inkscape, then dropped from the standard and kept in Inkscape because of its usefulness). Use 'Path > Object to Path' or 'Text > Convert to text' (if you need to keep the text as text)


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You can read about em on wikipedia. I'm basically just summarizing. Em is a unit which is relative to the font size. One em is the same as the height of the metal sort of the letter. (Even though we don't use metal sorts anymore, we still use the same geometrical principles.) Traditionally the metal sort for the letter "M" was as wide as it was tall - a ...


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Obviously you asked about the text "The Muppet Show". You seemingly have another answer which shows thoroughly how to distort ordinary straight text lines in a resembling style. I guess you want an exact replica with all details, but you want to start from ordinary text. It has a red extrusion add-on, which is easily generated with Illustrator's 3D ...


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There is a list of Win7 and MacOS fonts listed with supported ‘Okina and Kahakō and other special characters: MacOS - https://www.scribd.com/document/46345021/Apple-Fonts-With-Okina-and-Kahak%C5%8D Windows 7 - https://www.scribd.com/document/49746063/Win-7-Hawaiian-Support


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If your text elements are outlines rather than editable text, then the font name, size and style are lost on conversion to outlines. This goes for all vector image editors, and not just Sketch App. Ultimately this means unless the text is still editable, then the font information is not available, nor can the data be retrieved. Obviously this doesn't solve ...


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These fonts are a modern Roman from the 19th century with a thick stroke made to use it as a display font. Commercially they are called Fat Face. You can look for "Fat Face" fonts like: Poster from myfonts.con Fat Face Reina And a classic Bodoni Poster Pistilli Roman designed by Herbert Lubalin


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Same looking phenomenas which are not software effects: Chromatic aberration in camera lenses due low quality or intentional design for this effect Distortion when things are watched through non-uniformly thick glass or other transparent solid or liquid. RGB convergence error in cathode ray tube displays In all cases red, green and blue components of ...


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I'm not sure if there's a name for such a characteristic, but what can help is to look for Modular fonts. There are many geometric fonts results. Modular implies that the partitions are equal, so each module is faithfully respected by parts of the letter, like Matthew Wahl Blocks fonts: Adjust the search to modular sans serif fonts to get more varied and ...


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