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H. S. Teoh writes:
 > On Mon, Jun 03, 2002 at 10:25:25PM +0200, a. koch wrote:
 > > What about Handwriting for your conlangs? If you've worked on
 > > scripts, how influenced are those by your own handwriting? Or have
 > > they been created using a computer?
 >
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 >
 > > I have not created scripts using my own handwriting, only computer
 > > image programs. Mainly this is because I'm disgraphic...and I just
 > > like computers.
 > > Uhh so do you make scripts by hand or by computer? (if you do make
 > > them)
 > [snip]
 >
 > I'd say I prefer to start with handwriting first, just so I can doodle
 > around with different letterforms until I get something that looks good.
 > Then I'm OK with spending the time to implement this on computer... I
 > don't like spending countless hours drawing glyphs on the computer only to
 > throw them away later because they aren't good enough.
 >

I agree, on all counts.  I can't imagine creating a satisfactory glyph
without first drawing a lot of unsatisfactory ones, and it's too
difficult to produce something like that spontaneously in the
computer.  Although a vector drawing package might suffice.

I've really been trying to create a script I can write easily, though,
so it wouldn't make any sense to start other than with paper.  It's
taking a long time to come up with an inventory of strokes that I can
perform rapidly, attractively and unambiguously.  I've got the
consonants done, at least (unless I change them).