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Iain George

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Post Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:50 pm

Could some please point me to the correct font.

I am having trouble matching this font. I have found very similar ones but it is the Q in Qualified that keeps throwing it off. The tail seems to touch the base of the Q and then drops away again.

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Post Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:25 pm

Re: Could some please point me to the correct font.

Sorry I don't know, but this is my pet hate... Customers wanting the same font and then sitting back while we troll through 10,000 fonts.

I just say, I'm sure I will find it, it might take me 1-2 hrs which you'll have to pay for, of course, at £50 an hour. Or I could just find a close match if you can't provide it..... Tines new roman it is then lol
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Post Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:02 pm

Re: Could some please point me to the correct font.

Looks close to palatino but not exactly, small text could almost be hand drawn, the lettering doesn’t seem uniform. I would plump for palatino black, will be almost bob on but better
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Post Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:05 am

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That is a hand painted sign.
The sign writer has based his design on Palatino
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Post Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:47 am

Re: Could some please point me to the correct font.

palatino or bliss should be close enough
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Post Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:04 am

Re: Could some please point me to the correct font.

Simon Worrall wrote:That is a hand painted sign.
The sign writer has based his design on Palatino

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It is a vinyl not hand painted
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Post Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:10 am

Re: Could some please point me to the correct font.

The font used looks like it’s been drawn, line thicknesses are all over the place, my advice is type it out in Palatino & show it to the client before cutting, only the keenest eyed customer will see a difference.
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Post Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:12 am

Re: Could some please point me to the correct font.

I wonder if the person who done this just had a jpeg to work from and traced it? Hence the differences in line thickness
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Post Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:13 am

Re: Could some please point me to the correct font.

done a check on the website codes:
font-family:"Palatino Linotype", "Book Antiqua", Palatino, serif;
font-weight:700;
letter-spacing: 2px;
font-size: 56px;
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Post Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:15 am

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Chris Windebank wrote:done a check on the website codes:
font-family:"Palatino Linotype", "Book Antiqua", Palatino, serif;
font-weight:700;
letter-spacing: 2px;
font-size: 56px;

Thank you. How do you do that?
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Post Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:17 am

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Redrawn complete typefaces in the past when we didn’t have the benefit of font identifiers on google, still use a 15 year old file of number plate letters (pardon me, show plate letters)
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Post Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:36 am

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right click on the open website and click "view source"

sometimes helps, not always
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Post Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:18 pm

Re: Could some please point me to the correct font.

Also in Corel maybe known as Zaph Calligraphic (Bitstream library)
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Post Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:57 pm

Re: Could some please point me to the correct font.

Thank you all for your input.

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