The handwriting fonts are a type of font that mimics natural handwriting. It is casual and does not follow specific rules in the font glyphs and shapes. Many designers think that the handwriting fonts do not have real calligraphy background, but this is not true, the handwriting fonts are based on ancient calligraphy fonts called Chancery hand, it was developed in the thirteen century and spread to France and English after 1350.
Handwriting fonts are not usable in writing content, because they are not easy to read and hard to identify its letters especially in complex fonts. So, it is not suitable for long content and paragraphs especially when you design it for very young or old audiences. Handwriting fonts can reflect casual concept in the design or the artwork. So, you need to use it wisely and carefully to not lose your audience interest in the content. For example, you can use it for specific words in the design that you would like to emphasis.
You can also use the handwriting fonts to create your own digital signature or add person’s signature in messages. Some handwriting fonts are very popular and common to use such as Luna Bar font, Denistin, and Dali handwriting font.
In the collection below, you will find 25 useful examples of handwriting fonts that you can download and use in your design. Also, the following links include other types of free fonts that you may find useful in your work:
- Best Usable Free Fonts of 2011
- Free Fonts to Use in Your Design
- 20 Fresh and Free Graffiti Fonts to Download
- 20 Free Fonts for a Youthful Design
- 10 Funny Type and Typography Tools
- Best Grunge Free Fonts on the Web
I hope you enjoyed the above collection of handwriting fonts and find it useful in your daily use. Do not forget to check the below related collection of free fonts: