Script Font Identification Guide

Part 13 - ELEGANT Category
Elaborate or Ornate Script (Continued)

These script fonts include the most flamboyant forms of Formal Scripts, with initial letters that loop and swirl. Often there are swash-like lower-case letter variants with long swooping terminals. These scripts are meant to be impressive and showy. Some of them have a number of less formal qualities, and may include some examples of antique and modern handwriting, if they also have graceful elegance.

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.

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

Based on 'Privat' alternates by Joachim J. Siercke (1966). See Part 8, page 15 for regular version.

Pendulum Swings is an expansion of characters for the Canada Type revival of Niebolo's 'Americana' script from about 1945. See the Regular version of Pendulum in Part 7, Page 13

Sterling Script is Canada Type's revival of 'Youthline' from the Stephenson Blake Foundry (1952), greatly expanded with new Swashes, etc., to provide many layout design options. See the Regular version in Part 1, Page 5

Note: The Treasury family includes a large number of overlays and variations to allow complex and ornate effects.

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Date of this page version: 01 Jun 2006

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