Archive for March 27th, 2016

by Tom Nelson

Contrary to what many people think, you don’t have to be a graphics pro to have a large collection of fonts. There are a number of beginner-friendly desktop publishing programs available, as well as word processors with desktop publishing features. The more fonts (and clip art) you have to choose from, the more fun you can have creating family newsletters, brochures for your small businessgreeting cards, or other projects.


Screen shot © Coyote Moon, Inc.

Fonts may be second only to bookmarks when it comes to things that tend to accumulate on a computer, to the point of being out of control. Part of the problem with fonts is that there are so many free fonts available on the web, it’s difficult to resist the urge to accumulate them. After all, they’re free, and who knows when you might need this very font?

Even if you have hundreds of fonts in your collection, you might not have just the right one for a particular project. (At least, that’s probably what you keep telling yourself each time you download a new font.)

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