[Spellyans] Cornish fonts
ken at ferintosh.org
Sat Aug 28 11:05:54 BST 2010
John, I would very much encourage you in this initiative.
Various publications of the ordinalia have incporporated this script in the
book cover. Harry Woodhouse's The Cornish Passion Poem in Facsimile 2002
( Pub Gorseth Kernow - but order form author, Trenoweth, Porthpean, St
Austell PL26 6 AU £16.99 + p & p £1.50) It has the whole thing in original
, clear version and translation.
gans pub bolunjeth da - Ken
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----- Original Message -----
From: "John Nash" <mim.oldwellstudio at btinternet.com>
To: "Standard Cornish discussion list" <spellyans at kernowek.net>
Sent: Friday, August 27, 2010 2:18 PM
Subject: Re: [Spellyans] Cornish fonts
> Thanks Michael, Craig and Ken. I use Cornish in decorating ceramics and
> occasionally in paintings, ie usually only a few words, but where the
> design of the lettering is an integral part of the visual message. To
> date I tend to use well known references from Insular manuscripts or the
> Book of Kells and I wondered if there was a modern interpretation or font
> that could be considered more 'authentically' Cornish that could be used
> as additional reference. Can you advise me though as to where can I get
> a decent visual ref of the Ordinalia manuscripts?
> Oll an gwella
> On 27 Aug 2010, at 10:56, Michael Everson wrote:
>> People setting Cornish, like those setting Irish and Welsh and other
>> European languages, can use any display lettering they want. They can
>> use Celtic faces if they want, or loopy cowboy lasso faces, or German
>> architectural faces, or...
>> You get the idea.
>> Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
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