Ludicrous: a free handwriting font!

Update, December 2017: How did I not have the eszett in here? Corrected! I've also made a couple of other small changes, and fixed an error where the "mm" ligature wouldn't show up.

UPDATE, August 2017:
I can't stop updating this old font. By request, I've added in a second font, Ludicrous Stencil, with open counters for easier weeding and stencil-making. Plus some general cleanup of all files. And now both the original Ludicrous and Ludicrous Stencil are included as WOFF web fonts. Enjoy!

UPDATE, December 2016: I've done some gentle rearranging of glyphs, and added in a ton more accented characters. Plus, now Ludicrous is available in both OTF and TTF formats. And, hey, some new promo images!

It's time for another free font!

With every font, I learn something new. This time around, I did my first ligatures. I've included the 15 lowercase letter pairs I thought were most common. (I skipped over "uu," because I don't know about you, but I don't type "vacuum" all that often.) (Note: I hadn't included "cc" originally. But the more I thought about it, the more words I thought of with that double-c in them. So I added "cc" to the mix.)

This was also my first attempt at creating the letters in Photoshop, instead of in Illustrator. Still not sure which one I like better; more testing is required.

I've also added in a few little dingbats in the Private Use Area. You can grab them by using the built-in Glyphs menu if your software does that, or by copying and pasting from Character Map or Font Book if that's how your roll.

Ludicrous is free for personal and commercial use (see included license for any limitations).
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