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Runic alphabets

Wikipedia Elder Futhark (2nd to 8th centuries)  The Elder Futhark, used for writing Proto-Norse, consists of 24 runes that often are arranged in three groups of eight; each group is referred to as an Ætt. The earliest known sequential listing of the full set of 24 runes dates to approximately CE 400 and is found […]

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OHP Transparencies

There are different types of OHP transparencies: Smooth finish on both sides: meant for simple writing or drawing –  smearing or marker pen Textured surface on one side: different types for inkjet, laser and screenprinting. These give a more varied line and/or hold ink better on the textured side. Overhead Projector Transparency slides were a Happy […]

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The Greed Game Letter T

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Concrete poetry

Source: edited from Wikipedia. References to be followed up and expanded as part of my exploration of experimental typography. Google images You Tube Concrete, pattern, or shape poetry is an arrangement of linguistic elements in which the typographical effect is more important in conveying meaning than verbal significance. As such, concrete poetry relates more to […]

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Typographic Art

Typography Artists Google Visual and Concrete Poetry David Daniels The Gates of Paradise alternative site Typographic portraits ecvphoto abduzeedo http://blog.creativityden.com/the-beauty-of-typographic-portraits http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/28-excellent-examples-of-typographyportraits http://www.splashnology.com/blog/typography/391.html http://www.templates.com/blog/art-text-stunning-typographic-portraits-partii http://www.graphicdesignblog.org/incredible-typographic-portraits/ http://www.posttypography.com/alphabet/gallery.html Tutorials Illustrator Type on a Path Abduzeedo Tutorial http://www.psdtop.com/blog/photo-effects/typographic-portrait-likegrammys-posters/ http://10steps.sg/tutorials/photoshop/make-yourself-an-amazingtypographic-portrait/ http://naldzgraphics.net/tutorials/how-to-create-a-simple-face-text-portrait-inphotoshop/ http://layersmagazine.com/photoshop-cs4-a-picture-worth-a-thousandwords.html http://www.photoshopessentials.com/photo-effects/text-portrait/ Creative uses of typefaces Bembo’s Zoo  : really fun animates flash site of making text into animal pictures Letter […]