Letter Geometry, Continued
DIRECTION LINES: Direction lines are randomly spaced vertically drawn
guidelines or guidelines drawn at an incline that help maintain uniformity.
Straight vertical lines assist even spacing and in keeping the strokes of the
letters parallel. Inclined lines assist in spacing and in maintaining uniformity
in the slant of the letter. Inclined lines may be drawn at any angle but
normally do not exceed a maximum angle of 68 degrees. Letters drawn
excessively inclined appear to be falling over and disorient viewers.
Figure 5-14 shows how vertical and inclined directional lines assist in
Figure 5-14.Vertical and inclined lines assist in maintaining
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