Bifurcated Tuscan With or Without Spurs
Your next prompt it's another sort of it almost ends up feeling like western in the end but it's another real favorite of mine um and it is going to be a bifurcated tuscan so the easiest way to build out these letters um it's going to be to start with a serif already and then essentially what you're going to do is split the saref so if I just start out I might just do a bunch of eyes for you guys um something to start out with a chunky saref here just I can see basically where it goes um and maybe I wanted to tape her a little bit on the sides and then in the middle I'm just gonna have it dipped down so we find it it's easiest to start with this geometric construction underneath to follow and then you're going to draw this letter for him on top of it s so it's called abi for kate id tuscan because it splits into uh you can however, to a try for kate id test skin where you're actually going to split it into a third so start the same way as before and we're gonna look at doing coming in ...
and again I'm gonna do this one late so you're going to add a third bit that comes up in the middle so this would be a trifle hated tuscan um and this lettering style works wonderfully if you want to do some little in line strokes and that um or it can end up looking you can add some spurs onto the side and it could look like some crazy circus lettering like this there's a lot of weight to keep on dressing up uh this style of lettering um gets a little irritating and I have yet to find a single tea and one of these typefaces that really does it for me I'll show you a couple different options I don't love any of them. Uh, so you should just do whichever one you you prefer what I typically will mostly d'oh um again I'm starting with a quick light sketch of almost a slab sarah version and then I'm just going to draw my letters on top of it so bottom in the tea totally straightforward so when it comes to the top of the tea either you could just split it once in the middle, which is what I tend to dio um or you could get a little fancy. Yeah, I'm totally straight forward at the bottom of the sides but here you can come down and across um so you can do this version and it's it's better to be looking at these things when they are solid, so I would strongly encouraged you teo look online, see what examples you confined of stuff um like this look a whole bunch of different typefaces where they've they've done this already if you're having a difficult time with some letters I always first thing I always check is what someone's t looks like in any in any situation where I see this still waiting to find something that feels comfortable this feels most comfortable to me but um you can even have this one come down in the middle too sort of depends what vibe you're going for um another one that I want to touch on very quickly is also something like the s and I really don't do much with the s that's different um I'll probably have it dipped down at the top but there's not much more I am doing here unless I'm also decorating it like I did with this first I and there is some sort of break on it in the center of this fine um but your ass is might not end up looking all that different ah where you're really going to see the differences you know um is in the letters that don't necessarily have the rounded forms but all these letters with the straight horizontal tze and verticals um so with only two spaces left go ahead and pick one of these to do your bifurcated taschen I'm gonna pick the longest word thing that I have on here so far which is fantabulous and I'm gonna have it running um, in this sort of roller coaster wave throughout this space, that's left here. I did, um, the spurs last because it was a little bit easier for me to quickly and easily follow the midline of the letters. Once I had everything finished and in place, rather than adding them as I went, yeah, yeah, okay, so I've gone through, and I've done a fantabulous, um, with a bifurcated test skin, and I added some little spurs on the edges of all of my letters. So if your letters were looking like they still need a little something extra, once you're done, you might want to go through and add something in the middle. Okay, so once you're ready to go ahead and do that, I will see you for your next prompt.