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James Costello

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Font Identification Help Needed
« on: December 17, 2015, 12:31:18 AM »
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Can any of any our resident font experts identify what's been used for "DTTX 888293" on this patch-out?



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Re: Font Identification Help Needed
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2015, 12:48:20 AM »
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Looks like Helvetica (or one of the dozens of clones). Either bold or heavy.

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Re: Font Identification Help Needed
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2015, 12:57:26 AM »
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Agreed. Helvetica Bold.

Probably even genuine Linotype (Adobe) Helvetica Bold - the 'X' is correct. Clones usually tweak rarely-used characters like 'X', 'J' and 'Q' to get around the artwork copyright rules.

I should quickly add: watch out for the kerning between the 'D' and 'T'. "Kerning" is a negative space between the letters to make them graphically balanced. You'll notice that the top left of the 'T' intrudes slightly into the space for the 'D'. Must be from a high-quality lettering system.
« Last Edit: December 17, 2015, 01:00:58 AM by C855B »
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Re: Font Identification Help Needed
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2015, 01:10:15 AM »
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So hopefully you're using a Mac.   :P

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Re: Font Identification Help Needed
« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2015, 01:37:14 AM »
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Thanks guys
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Re: Font Identification Help Needed
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2016, 06:19:25 PM »
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Now... what about the font for the "Rooster" chalk art?   :D