Re: [CR]Classic Rendezvous wool jersey report (Yes! There's going to be one!)

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Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2001 23:56:16 -0800
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Classic Rendezvous wool jersey report (Yes! There's going to be one!)
References: <f7.1308d4c2.2947125e@aol.com>


I think you just volunteered yourself for redoing the lettering for the "Classic Rendezvous" jersey, Calvert!

Chuck "I get away from my day job every chance I get" Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California http://www.velo-retro.com (Home of the Three for the Price of Two T-Shirts)

CYCLETRUCK@aol.com wrote:
>
> Very nice job on the jersey....
>
> The lettering has just a few problems though.
>
> --The "s" in rendezvous lacks its defining forward return stroke. This would
> be optional in an italic but is essential in a script. An underscoring design
> element would seem more natural if developed from the "z". Its descender
> could give you a much stronger swash.
>
> --The caps, which are more of a monoweight, have a different thick to thin
> ratio from the lower case.
>
> --The slant of the characters varies over the length of the word in
> "Rendezvous"
> The slant in "Classic" is consistent though.
>
> --The "C" and the "l" in "Classic" could use a little more space between
> them.
>
> These are just a few refinements but they would make a big difference in the
> jersey's impact.
>
> This is going to turn out mighty fine.
>
> Calvert "Just can't get away from the day job" Guthrie
> Kansas City