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Would you like your work featured?

Would you like to have your work featured in the new Scary letters & frightening fonts online sessions?

I’ll be showing examples of scary letters, frightening fonts and horrifying characters and you have the chance to have yours included. Download the letter templates below, or create your own letters, and do something to them that looks truly terrifying.

You might want to cover them in dripping red ink, slash them out of the paper background, cut them out and put them against a light so that they cast huge, creepy shadows. Think about things you can do to letters to create a chill down the spine.

Email your scary letter submissions to sarah@typetasting.com, along with the credit you’d like included with your work if your letters are chosen to be featured.

Click here to download the outlined letters as a pdf or click on the letter sheets below for a large version you can download and trace over.

Main image by Sarah Hyndman featuring the font Totally Gothic by Zuzanna Licko.

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Scary letters & frightening fonts (Draw & learn online)



Get spooky creating your own scary words to haunt your social media or to frighten your friends and family.

Come on a chilling tour of frightening fonts—from Victorian book covers and ghostly fairground rides to childhood sweet wrappers and horror movie posters. Draw along and create letters inspired by sounds that will chill you to your core. Learn about fonts and discover the thing that will truly scare the graphic designer in your life.

This is an hour of truly terrifying typography? Do you dare to join in?

Join in live for an hour of spooky fun, with a unique-to-you link to the recording of that session for 24-hours so you can take part on catchup at a time that suits you.

Price per person £8 / £4 (those financially impacted by Covid-19).
Advance booking essential, the number per session is capped so don’t miss out.

This workshop is designed for adults, older children are welcome to join in if they have an adult with them to help, each child’s ticket is £4.

This is a brand new event, I’d appreciate it if you would please click ‘interested’ on the Facebook page here.

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Win Fontosaur giveaway packs

Win Fontosaur giveaway packs
Fontosaur: When dinosaur fonts roamed the Earth

There are 20 free giveaway packs up for grabs to celebrate the launch of the exciting new typographic colouring books for children Fontosaur: When dinosaur fonts roamed the Earth.

Each free giveaway pack contains:
• Fontosaur sheets to colour in.
• Activity sheets to cut out and colour.
• A The night the fonts… bedtime book.
All 20 packs will be given away between today and the end of April.

HOW TO ENTER
You can enter on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook, select your preferred platform (you only need to enter on one). You and a friend will both be entered into the competition.

Instagram:
Follow @fontosaur and tag a friend on any Fontosaur competition post.

Twitter:
Retweet a Fontosaur competition tweet and tag a friend, find a tweet at @TypeTasting.

Facebook:
Share a Fontosaur competition post and tag a friend, find a post at @TypeTasting.

The names of 20 winners will be pulled out of a jar at random by April 30th. The competition is open to UK addresses only.

Fontosaur
When Dinosaur Fonts Roamed the Earth
By Sarah Hyndman
Paperback: 64 pages, dimensions: 21.6 x 27.9 cm
Buy a copy UK
Buy a copy USA
Freshly printed for you by Amazon in most countries

Read more about the Fontosaur books here

You might also like these colouring books:

    

The Night the Fonts Farted by Sarah Hyndman
The Night the Fonts did something Naughty by Sarah Hyndman