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Free font: Samys Bookified Tuffy

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You don't even have to credit me (but it would be nice).
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The downloadable ZIP archive contains the following files:
LICENSE.txt (text about the licensing - short version: it's basically Public Domain!)
SamysBookifiedTuffy.otf (OpenType installable font file)
SamysBookifiedTuffy.ttf (TrueType installable font file)
SamysBookifiedTuffy.svg (original file - not installable)
SamysBookifiedTuffy.sfd (FontForge raw file - not installable)
prevSamysBookifiedTuffy.png (preview image file)


I used a (basically) PD font for the actual letters, you can find the totally free original version here: Tuffy font (by Thatcher Ulrich, Karoly Barta and Michael Evans)




This font is based on this idea of mine: [link] [link]
Can't get enough of bookified things? Al Capone, Romeo and Juliet, Zorro
Another free font I made: [link]

GIMP, Inscape, FontForge and fontconverter.org were used for this font.


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Hi there, this is a :iconprojectcomment: critique.

I'm not going to pretend to be an expert, i know barely anything about typography, so you should probably take what i say with a pinch of salt. At first, i didn't realise what it was supposed to be. I thought it was just a box with arms and legs and then i realised it was a book. I think the idea is really original and i've not seen anything like it before, but maybe you could make the right side look more like pages? Although i do see that this will be difficult to even notice when the writing is small... just a suggestion though.

Secondly, i think that some of the letters should be moved down a pixel or two because they run into the top of the book making it harder to read. It's still possible, but it's harder. 

I think what i'd like to see - and you're obviously capable because your work is fantastic - would be every letter having the book in a slightly different pose with the arms and legs. It would add a little more character, i think.

Keep up the great work :D