Oliver: if you choose a font that isn’t too bold or crazy, all-caps or all-minor lettering should look good. I’m not a fan of “Know Hope” variation, but with the right font it could look amazing. Hence why you should spend money on either a fantastic tattoo artist that knows his lettering, or spend ages messing with fonts on the computer. XD
I actually ended up using a font called Didot for my mathematic font. I did actually mess with it a bit on Photoshop but having a good font as a base is super important with tattoos. XD
Also I like fonts.
OH I am a total font nerd. I spent ages picking out a font for my semi-colon tattoo. (American Typewriter font, in case you were wondering.)
Now that I’m lookin’ at it, I think I like it all in lower case lettering.
I find it hilarious that you picked out Georgia. I use that all the time… did you notice that when I submitted my poetry or something?!
Although you know what could be really interesting? Have a different font block for each letter, as if it were on a printing press. Does that make sense? I don’t know how to describe it.
I got this tattoo last May from Armen at High Priestess in Eugene, OR, but he doesn’t seem to be working there any more.
The lines (“fair is foul” and “foul is fair”) are from the opening scene of Macbeth, which was an important text to my development as an English major. I got this tattoo both as a way to remind myself that things are not always what they seem and to celebrate my growth as a student and a scholar. This was taken right after I got it so it’s still a bit red and angry, but I love this tattoo and it’s held up really well considering its placement.
Disney Animation has released a series of new photos giving us a first look at their new short, Paperman. The film was made using a unique animation technique called “Meander” that blends CG and traditional animation. The short is being directed by John Kahrs, a former Pixar employee who also worked on the Disney film Tangled.
Here’s the synopsis:
Using a minimalist black-and-white style, the short follows the story of a lonely young man in mid-century New York City, whose destiny takes an unexpected turn after a chance meeting with a beautiful woman on his morning commute. Convinced the girl of his dreams is gone forever, he gets a second chance when he spots her in a skyscraper window across the avenue from his office. With only his heart, imagination and a stack of papers to get her attention, his efforts are no match for what the fates have in store for him.
I’m a huge Disney fan, and love the old traditional animations as well as the more modern CG so I’m really looking forward to seeing how this turns out. From these first images it looks like it going to have a beautiful tone to it. Paperman is set to screen with Disney’s Wreck-it-Ralph early next year.
This is my third tattoo and the first one in pure words. It’s a poem by Margaret Atwood. After reading the poem for the first time back in college, I knew I would have it tattooed on me someday. (photo by keith dador)