Looking at how using a handwritten font affects the look and feel of a web page


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Looking at how using a handwritten font affects the look and feel of a web page

We didn't choose a Handwritten Font to work with because none of them are appropriate for our site. They are too casual, too personal or too old and traditional-looking. But I went ahead and made pages on my own using the three different handwritten fonts, so you can see how they affect the look and feel of our Web page. Let's start with Myndraine. It's the most systematic of the fonts; it's the least like handwriting even though there is a casual personal feeling to the text. To emphasize how casual Myndraine feels, let's compare it three other Humanist fonts we've used thus far in the course.

This is Merriweather which has a Humanist structure but the Slab Serifs keep it grounded and make it feel more systematic than Myndraine. This is Open Sans, which doesn't have the extreme shoulders that Myndraine does, so it feels more even on the page. And this is Crimson Text, it has the pen-formed terminals and Serifs so while it might feel handwritten, it's cert...

Looking at how using a handwritten font affects the look and feel of a web page
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Looking at how using a handwritten font affects the look and feel of a web page provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Laura Franz as part of the Choosing and Using Web Fonts

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