Introducing King Basil: 421 glyphs, including A-Z, a-z, 0-9, tons of punctuation, 24 ligature sets, 163 accented characters, entry swash alternates for all uppercase and lowercase letters, exit swash alternates for all lowercase characters ... this sucker has a ton of features!

All characters were hand-drawn on paper (with a Tombow brush pen), then scanned and imported, then the vectors were cleaned up and smoothed.

King Basil includes:

- OTF and TTF file formats
- Uppercase characters A-Z
- Lowercase characters a-z
- Numbers 0-9; Full punctuation
- Stylistic alternates for specific letters (such as uppercase F and T)
- Entry swash alternates for uppercase A-Z and lowercase a-z (mapped to Swash option, and also included in a separate "King-Basil-Left" file)
- Exit swash alternates for lowercase a-z (mapped to Stylistic Alternates option, and also included in a separate "King-Basil-Right" file)
- 15 double-letter ligatures (mapped as ligatures, and also included in a separate "King-Basil-Doubles" file)
- 163 accented characters
- All characters accessible through character map / PUA encoded

Note: This font is formerly known as "Spiffy McGee."
All characters were hand-drawn on paper (with a Tombow brush pen), then scanned and imported, then the vectors were cleaned up and smoothed.



Not sure how to access the alternate characters (ligatures, accented characters, dingbats, etc.) in a font?
* Adobe Photoshop: Window ^ Glyphs
* Adobe Illustrator: Window ^ Type ^ Glyphs
* Adobe InDesign: Window ^ Type & Tables ^ Glyphs
* Windows: Start Menu ^ type in "charmap"
* Mac: Edit ^ Special Characters ^ Character Palette




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