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STAMPS TO SUIT EVERYONE, Issue 18Well yet again, its been a while since I have done an article like this, real life always seems to get in the way, deaths and college this time.
Anyway here we go again.
Good Boys and Bad Boys Stamp by Humble-Novice STAMP: Not a trend. by QueenieSeas Mountains stamp. by toastandcupoftea Love poison stamp. by toastandcupoftea No Brony Love or Tolerance by World-Hero21 Love needs gender by I-Take-It-Back dA Forum by pijys Level 99 Player Stamp by Humble-Novice Smile by Marzarret Whitney Houston by PigsTail Stop Being Offended For Me by genkistamps Stamp: Bubble Tea Love by TheSaltyMonster Whitney Houston by HopesForFun777 I love Sparkle and Glitter by Snow-Body Meat lover by prosaix The End of The World by Haters-Gonna-Hate-Me Laughing Stamp by SparklyDest Inspirational Quote CE: Born This Way by lightpurge Inspired by a kid by impersonalinfo Needed to Be Stamp by Mirz123 Canon X OC Pairings by Sparkleee-Sprinkle Cover matters by I-Take-It-Back My dog is fine with it by I-Take-It-Back Change username by prosaix +Stamp+ Do not call it Love by TenshiNoFuu Community Projects Stamp by ClefairyKid Arichy Support Stamp by renekotte christblock by Dametora I Have Silent Watchers Stamp by Torotix +Stamp+ MarySue so what by TenshiNoFuu :thumb278939695: Merry Christmas Stamp by fear-the-brilliance I Love Bad Fanfiction by genkistamps Lorum Ipsum! by NorthboundFox Coziness-compliant Literature by CassidyPeterson Child pageantry should be illegal... by BlackJill Crazy ones stamp by dazza1008 FGM Awareness by savagebinn :thumb28267267


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Pixel Font Love #2

Sun May 12, 2013, 7:34 AM
:iconpixelfontlovers: pixelfontlovers is a Group dedicated to Bitmap Fonts.  The benefit of bitmap/pixel fonts is that they are readable at very small sizes.  However, unlike regular fonts, they do not upsize smoothly, but instead keep their blocky shape.  Bitmap fonts are often used in pixel-art, emoticons, Flash projects, as well as deviantART stamps and IDs.

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It's been a year since our last feature, so I thought it was high-time for another one. I thought it would be nice to start this new article off with a quote on the subject. What I didn't expect is to find so many wonderful words about fonts. Here's a collection of my favorites.

  “Figures are the most shocking things in the world. The prettiest little squiggles of black looked at in the right light and yet consider the blow they can give you upon the heart.” ~ H.G. Wells, The History of Mr. Polly

  " Geometry can produce legible letter but art alone makes them beautiful. Art begins where geometry ends, and imparts to letters a character trascending mere measurement. " ~ Paul Standard

  " Type is like music in having its own beauty, and in being beautiful as an accompaniment and interpretation ; and typography can be used to express a state of the soul, like the other arts and crafts." ~ J.H. Mason

  " I am really interested in type that isn't perfect. Type that reflects more truly the imperfect language of an imperfect world inhabited by imperfect beings. " ~ Barry Deck

  " Some people say that letters exist to be read and therefore the things that interfere with legibility should be discouraged. (This is a bit like saying that the purpose of liquor is to get you drunk. If it were right, people would swig metal polish, and the farmers of Cognac,Burgundy, and Champagne grow potatoes.) " ~ Gunnlaugur S.E. Briem

  " Faces of type are like men’s faces.  They have their own expression; their complexion and peculiar twists and turns of line identify them immediately to friends, to whom each is full of identity.” ~ J.L. Frazier

  " Typography needs to be audible.  Typography needs to be felt. Typography needs to be experiences. " ~ Helmut Schmid

  " Typographical design should perform optically what the speaker creates through voice and gesture of his thoughts. " ~ El Lizzitsky

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Some of the amazing bitmap fonts featured in the pixelfontlovers group.

Bubbles Standard: Pixel Font by BlissfullySarcastic Dinosaur Font by zara-leventhal Elder Futhark Pixel Font by EternalxRequiem PjukHand Pixel Font by pjuk Pixel Horror Font by Mirz123 Curly - Pixel font by yarjor Pixel Pirate by SparklyDest Clynikal Pixel Font by Clynikal Octosquid Font by zara-leventhal Pixelstars-Stripes Font by Mirz123

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Other bitmap fonts found around deviantART.

font by KappasV Peter Pan by zara-leventhal Pixel Hero Font by THX1138666 Dwarf Fortress Font by izak1399 CAPS LOCK Pixel Font by stuck-in-suburbia

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Some lovely art utilizing pixel fonts:

Kannon Expression Meme by Coven-tina Love Cycle by guardianangel29 Friendship is .... by Synfull When life gives you lemons.... by Kath602 Bounceemotes Icon by Krissi001 Why So Serious? by virtuoussinner Friendship Is Inspiration - Project Entry by spring-sky
Emote Pageant round 2 entry by Phlum Venus Flytrap Explains the Atom by Ravenswd OC Article: Hope by bradleysays

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Stamps featuring pixel fonts and hand-pixelled lettering:

Stamp: Block by Silver-Chocolate 8-bit Haters Gonna Hate Stamp by bohitargep True Ninjas... by edloen Everybody Wants Happiness Stamp by mylastel Stamp: Never too Late by Southrobin I love kitty avvies - Stamp by r0se-designs Le Moustache Stamp by Leafbreeze7 Steampunk Stamp by StampMakerLKJ Stamp: School by Silver-Chocolate Sweet Tooth Stamp by ClefairyKid I support dynamic Range by ihst-stamps Happy-Gurl Stamp by stuck-in-suburbia

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If you love it fave it by Ravenswd so that others can discover these awesome pixel font makers/users.

:bulletgreen: If you like pixel fonts or are a bitmap font artist, check out pixelfontlovers

:bulletgreen: To read the original Pixel Font Article, click here ---> mirz123.deviantart.com/journal…

:bulletgreen: Some of the quotes featured in this article found here

Feature article showcasing pixel fonts (also known as bitmap fonts) and the creations made using them.  Be sure to check out the #pixelfontlovers group to see even more.
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Cappippuni Featured By Owner May 18, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Oh interesting and lovely fonts, thank you for these discoveries! ^___^
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DianaGrigore Featured By Owner May 16, 2013  Professional Photographer
Great feature, `Mirz123! :clap:
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spring-sky Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks a lot for the feature :tighthug:
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Fayerin Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
ooww :clap: :aww:
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Astrikos Featured By Owner May 14, 2013   General Artist
Lovely article!
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