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PostPosted: Mon Oct 13, 2014 3:45 am 
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Whipped this up last night and this morning...

Its a part of my MREDU expanded universe. Pictures below.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2014 10:48 pm 
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I would love to read this. Unfortuantely the script font you've chosen to use has made it incredibly difficult for me to do so. It looks interesting it really does but it's also lacking a little continuity. I'm referring to the mouse drawn images that are using a thicker nib size than the other drawings you included, especially the map. I'm sure this is just a first draft and I hope this criticism is contructive.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2014 11:40 pm 
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Oh wow you actually replied! I could always try darkening and thickening the font, and yes the drawings are a little inconsistent. This requires me taking out my scanner from the depths of my room and integrating some new drawings in lieu of the photo-shopped ones, but I'll probably do that tomorrow.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2014 11:49 pm 
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Yali wrote:
...I could always try darkening and thickening the font...

That might work, although It was more the style that was preventing me from easily reading it.

Yali wrote:
...yes the drawings are a little inconsistent. This requires me taking out my scanner from the depths of my room and integrating some new drawings in lieu of the photo-shopped ones, but I'll probably do that tomorrow.

I look forward to that.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 15, 2014 12:59 am 
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Hmm, regarding the font, I would suggest using an aged paper background rather than fabric (linen by the looks of yours). The cloth texture competes too much with the font, which makes reading difficult. Plus, it's very unlikely a book would be written on cloth anyway! ;)

There are a number of nice texture sites out there where you can find something to use.

Good luck! Your project looks very promising. :)

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 15, 2015 4:50 am 
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So I decided to work on this again...

Made a PDF with transcript:
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Watson's Speech

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Watson's Moeity Journal


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