Fontan Roman is a single weight calligraphic typeface design based on influences from Trajan and Round Foundational lettering; both being lettering styles I studied, many moons ago, while at art school. Calligraphic Typeface design I’ve wanted to design a typeface since leaving art school but never had the time, tools, or patience. When I discovered BirdFont it was time to try. Typeface design influences Trajan lettering Foundational hand lettering Future development I want to develop on this typeface further by pushing an even more calligraphic style in the lettering. I love the sharpness but roundness in the foundational hand and wished I had studied it in more detail while I had the chance under the calligrapher John Smith (yes, his real name), author of The Art of Calligraphy. Update: Here is a version based on the traditional round foundational hand lettering Introducing Fontan Roman; a new calligraphic typeface design Specimen sheet for Fontan typeface You’ll find a few alternative glyphs available for the Q and f as well as some of the more obvious ligatures. Other typefaces you might like to try Take a look at Round Foundational Hand Lettering which is also based on this round lettering Download free font Download the Fontan Roman typeface and let me know how you get on with it. I will be updating in the future to make sure it has all the characters needed. Typeface License: Personal Use Only!Commercial licenses are available. Please leave this field emptyGet the newsletter First name * Email Address * We don’t spam! You're in. Check your inbox or spam folder to confirm your subscription.