Script Font Identification Guide

Part 1 - FORMAL Category
Formal Flowing Script (Continued)

These script fonts are like the classic engraved scripts used in formal invitations. Their features are all regular and all the lowercase letters are linked together. Their letterforms are not as flamboyant as those in the Elegant category.

Use the underlined links below to navigate between major script font Categories
(just remember FACES ) of the various Style Groups :

Formal, Artistic, Casual, Elegant, and Strange.

Use the underlined links below to navigate between Style Groups of the Formal Category:

Formal Flowing Script, Formal Non-flowing Script, and Blackletter

Formal Flowing Script
"See 'fontname' " is used below image to indicate the true font name referenced in the Script Font Reference List

See "Zoom Script" in Script Reference List

See "Album Script" in the Script Reference List

Compare with Larissa/Ballantines in Part 2 page 1

[This is Thierry Puyfoulhoux's revival of 'Diane' by Roger Excoffon, with its alternative initials.
Another revival of Diane is shown on Page 1. The image there is actually 'Debonair ' from Jukebox Fonts, by Jason Walcott.]

'Sterling Script' is Canada Type's revival of 'Youthline' from the Stephenson Blake Foundry (1952). See the greatly expanded set of swashes, swash alternates, alternates, beginnings, endings and ligatures shown in Part 13, Page 7



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Date of this page version: 26 Sep 2006

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