Letter Classifications, Continued
CURSIVES: Cursive letters are similar to script letters except that cursive
letters do not have kerns. Cursive letters add elegance and charm to
advertisements, and showcard lettering.
Figure 5-23 is an example of cursive lettering.
Figure 5-23.Cursive letters.
SWASH: Swash letters are script and cursive letters with additional
flourishes or embellishments. Swash letters have vitality and boldness. Use
swash letters with italics to dress up layouts that otherwise might be bare or
Figure 5-24 is an example of swash lettering.
Figure 5-24.Swash lettering.
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