Dean Hayden A letter a day by Dean Hayden

I am creating a letter a day from scratch for the next 26 days. This is to help me better understand letter forms and to improve my craft

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The letter "Z"

August 24, 2015

Last one, curves and angles of the serifs look a little off. Learnt a lot and have a new appreciation of type designers. Had a fun 26 days!

The letter "y"

August 24, 2015

Something rounded and slanted.

The letter "X"

August 24, 2015

X marks the spot! Just a plain but rather heavy serif. Behind uploading this week, more to come today

The letter "W"

August 20, 2015

Had fun with this one. Sort of a blackletter serif cross, not entirely sure how to classify this.

The letter "V"

August 19, 2015

Couldn't be anything else other than a classic serif.

The letter "U"

August 19, 2015

Garamond inspired "U".

The letter "t"

August 17, 2015

Lowercase, serif(ish). The serif feels a bit too heavy but am happy with the bottom; looks like a more natural curve.

The letter "S"

August 16, 2015

Knew that this one would be a challenge. Think the top and bottom of some curves need to be flattened.