Sonnet Calligraphic

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Re: Sonnet Calligraphic

Post by William » Tue Apr 24, 2012 3:57 pm

Here is the Sonnet Calligraphic 041 font.
SONNC041.TTF
Sonnet Calligraphic 041 font
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This font adds eight mapped glyphs and also three unmapped glyphs including two that will hopefully be of interest to people who download the font and study it using FontCreator.

There are seven additional calligraphic glyphs for lowercase d.

These are mapped from U+E6BB9 Alt 59065 through to U+E6BF Alt 59071.

      

There is an attempt to produce a calligraphic capital G.

This is mapped at U+E6C0 Alt 59072.



This calligraphic glyph is different from every other calligraphic glyph thus far produced in the Sonnet Calligraphic collection of fonts in that the effect that I am trying to produce as if a pen is swept in one general direction then stopped and swept back in very approximately the same direction, producing a cusp type effect, though not intended to be a cusp point as such due to the supposed width of the simulated pen stroke.

Here is a transcript of what I wrote at the time I produced the glyph, which explains the two unmapped glyphs that I mentioned previously.

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Try to make a glyph from a G and the tail of the calligraphic p.
This is interesting, yet tricky.
I feel that the result is not quite right, so before joining the two contours, make two unmapped copies of the glyph at the end and delete one contour from each so as to conserve the opportunity to try some more from the same two pieces yet also be able to validate the font correctly.

end quote

Here are two graphics made using the font.

The first one was made using the same colour as used in the greengage.pdf document earlier in this thread. That colour is Serif 05-06 and I used it in the Serif PagePlus X4 program to make the first of the graphics below.

The second one uses black ink though is otherwise the same as the first one.
greengage_orchard_e6c0_and_e6bf.png
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greengage_orchard_e6c0_and_e6bf_in_black.png
greengage_orchard_e6c0_and_e6bf_in_black.png (7.87 KiB) Viewed 4817 times
Here is an image selected from a Print Screen image made from a display of the glyph in FontCreator.
detail_e6c0.png
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Each of the two calligraphic lines that were joined had points at (32, -736) and (64, -768), which are the coordinates of the two points at the outside of the cusp type effect in the completed glyph for the calligraphic G.

The point at the inside of the cusp was produced by FontCreator automatically when it joined the two contours together. It is at (164, -713).

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Re: Sonnet Calligraphic

Post by William » Mon May 21, 2012 2:20 pm

Here is the Sonnet Calligraphic 044 font.
SONNC044.TTF
Sonnet Calligraphic 044 font
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This font adds two mapped glyphs, each for a calligraphic capital letter G.

A glyph at U+E6C1 Alt 59073


A glyph at U+E6C2 Alt 59074


These glyphs use a design used previously elsewhere in the font.

Here is a repeat of an earlier image and two new images.
greengage_orchard_e6c0_and_e6bf_in_black.png
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greengage_orchard_e6c2_and_e6bf_in_black.png
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Re: Sonnet Calligraphic

Post by William » Mon May 21, 2012 2:43 pm

Here is an additional image using the same calligraphic G as in the previous image yet using a different calligraphic d.
greengage_orchard_e6c2_and_e6bd_in_black.png
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Re: Sonnet Calligraphic

Post by William » Sat Nov 24, 2012 9:58 am

Here is a later version of the font.
SONNC046.TTF
Sonnet Calligraphic 046 font
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Here is some transcript from my notes.

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Tuesday 22 May 2012

3:45 pm

Open SONNC044.TTF.

Save as SONNC045.TTF

Use Tools AutoNaming... so as to adjust the name and date.

Try to make versions of w, W and swash W based on letters v and V, keeping the same width as the original versions.

Add a glyph at U+E6C3 Alt 59075


Add a glyph at U+E6C4 Alt 59076


Add a glyph at U+E6C5 Alt 59077


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Friday 20 July 2012

9:41 am

Note that SONNC045.TTF is dated 24 May 2012 in both the name and the settings.

Open SONNC045.TTF.

Save as SONNC046.TTF

Use Tools AutoNaming... so as to adjust the name and date.

Add a glyph at U+E6C6 Alt 59078



Try a t with a calligraphic swash that goes up and back over.

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Re: Sonnet Calligraphic

Post by William » Fri Dec 07, 2012 10:04 am

Pantone has announced its Colour of the Year for 2013.

It is Emerald.

There is a thread in the Font Related Information section of this forum entitled Pantone Colour of the Year for 2013 and fonts.

viewtopic.php?f=36&t=4064

The Sonnet Calligraphic 047 font adds one mapped glyph.

It is for the calligraphic d in the following illustration.
emerald_004.png
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The calligraphic d has been designed specifically for setting the word Emerald so that a calligraphic flourish could go back over towards the start of the word Emerald without overlapping a calligraphic lowercase l used just before the calligraphic d.

The glyph is mapped at U+E6C7 Alt 59079



A copy of U+E42C was used to start the design and its advance width was set to 256 font units.

A copy of the glyph from U+E6BB was then added.

The contours were then edited and merged so as to make an up and over calligraphic d.

Here is the font.
SONNC047.TTF
Sonnet Calligraphic 047 font
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