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History Typography Print

This 20″ x 12.5″ in size and 300 dpi. It should be print quality. Please let me know if it’s not.

 

History Typography Poster - 300dpi

I’ve seen things like this before except for other words, and I’m a U.S. history teacher and really LOVE fonts and typography so I wanted to try my hand at it.. I feel the font you use is an extension of the word you’re using and expresses it that much more. This is the result of probably 24 hrs over 3 days. It has 42 different fonts in it. All but one are free from different websites. This was done using GIMP 2.6.7. There are about 45-47 different layers in the image. I probably still have the original file somewhere around here if you’d like to try your hand at it. You’ll have to find the fonts on your own though!

Fonts include:
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Thought for the Day – Sunday, October 27th, 2013

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Turner, Zachary. Statement made to his father on Jan 16, 2013
SEE: Oral statement
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BACKGROUND IMAGE: “Wherrrre’s Grandma?!” Flickr user: makelessnoise. November 6, 2006. Accessed on October 25, 2013.  http://www.flickr.com/photos/makelessnoise/291238577/
SEE: http://www.flickr.com/people/makelessnoise/
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AUTHOR IMAGE: Zachary Turner. Eric Turner. Ft. Parker, Texas. May 2013.
SEE: No internet presence
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QUOTE FONT: how to do something font, http://www.dafont.com/how-to-do-something.font
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Thought for the Day – Saturday, October 26th, 2013

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Amour, Louis. Ride the Dark Trail. New York: Bantam Books, 1986., pg. 53
SEE: http://books.google.com/books?id=FdLHQpQv7cYC
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BACKGROUND IMAGE: “Untitled.” Flickr User, Deni. January 26, 2009. Argentina. Accessed on October 25, 2013. http://bit.ly/1a72o9v
SEE: http://www.flickr.com/photos/denise_rowlands/
SEE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argentina
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AUTHOR IMAGE: Louis Dearborn L’Amour (March 22, 1908 – June 10, 1988), American author. Accessed on September 18, 2011. http://bit.ly/1a726zi
SEE: http://www.louislamour.com/
SEE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_L%27Amour
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QUOTE FONT: Ringbearer Medium, http://www.dafont.com/ringbearer.font
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