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Epistolar font by Masklin8 Epistolar font by Masklin8
Cuando era niño, iba a las respectivas casas de mis abuelitas y veía pensamientos (casi siempre cristianos) colgados en las paredes. Me encantaba cómo se veía esa tipografía, y los mensajes no me disgustaban.

Ya grande, quise buscar la fuente tipográfica con la que estabanm hechos y nunca la encontré, así que un día hice una excursión a la Librería Parroquial, aquí en Guadalajara, y estuve buscando hasta que encontré uno de esos "pergaminos" con el tipo de letra que buscaba. Revisándolos a conciencia, me di cuenta de que ¡no usaban tipografía! ¡Eran escritos a mano! (y luego reproducidos fotomecánicamente, por supuesto). Así que me dí a la tarea de copiar los glifos y crear esta fuente, a la que llamé epistolar.

¡Ojalá que les guste!

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When I was a little kid, I used to watch some christian scrolls my grandmothers had in their respective homes. I loved the typography they used to make them.
Many years later, i searched up and down for that font, but couldn´t find it. So I went to Librería Parroquial (a christian bookstore) and searched for some of those scrolls. In close examination, I relised they didn´t use a pre-made font, but instead wrote them by hand. So, I copied the gliphs and made the font out of them.

I hope you like it

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EDIT: Alec Julien [link] mejoró algunos detalles de la fuente y añadí su archivo.
Alec Julien [link] improved some details of the font and I added the new files.

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:iconneutron88:
neutron88 Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013
it's beautiful! 
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:iconmasklin8:
Masklin8 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014  Professional Filmographer
Thank you! It is based on some religious scrolls I read as a child.
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:icondavellahippygeek:
DavellaHippygeek Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013   Digital Artist
Awesome font, nice work!
I've shared it on my free font blog :) freecommercialfonts.blogspot.c…
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:iconmasklin8:
Masklin8 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Thank you very much!
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MartinSilvertant Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2013  Professional General Artist
Really awesome font! I would have guessed a font with so much variety in the proportions wouldn't work, but Epistolar works incredibly well. I really like the quirky /B and the descender on /P and /F.
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:iconmasklin8:
Masklin8 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Hey, thank you for your nice and well informed comments! I only wish I had more time to study and practice the typography.
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:iconmartinsilvertant:
MartinSilvertant Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2013  Professional General Artist
Same here actually. There's always so much to do and learn and never enough time.
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dragon70 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Gracias
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:iconlizatenea:
LizAtenea Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2012  Student General Artist
Ohhh la verdad es que te quedó muy lindo, la usaré!! [link]
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adn-pera Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2012  Professional General Artist
Gracias, qué fuente tipográfica tan interesante! Trataré de usarla solo para palabras sabias...
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