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    Default What's the term for "windy blast" font that has a wind blasted effect? Onomatopoeia?

    Hello

    Any help would be much appreciated.

    Is there a term for fonts that contain the character, quality or persona of the word, is it Onomatopoeia? for example:

    URGENT

    LEANING

    very very small

    W I N D B L A S T

    ORANGES

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    Default Re: What's the term for "windy blast" font that has a wind blasted effect? Onomatopoe

    If there is such a word, onomatopoeia is not it. But I doubt that such a word exists.
    Last edited by probus; 12-May-2013 at 02:56.

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    Default Re: What's the term for "windy blast" font that has a wind blasted effect? Onomatopoe

    I'm sorry, maybe I'm not explaining what I mean very well - since there must be a word. I suppose it's like a concept illustrated through font, so Indent for 'Leaning', or BLOCKS - indeed, every font is used, but some fonts contain a certain character or feature of the object, simple example: Leaning. There must be a word for this. I think you accept my illustration and that words represented through certain fonts are, in a way, and loosely speaking, onomatopoeia is essence. Instead of the voice saying oink, it is the word+font...
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    Default Re: What's the term for "windy blast" font that has a wind blasted effect? Onomatopoe

    Quote Originally Posted by ditoploom View Post
    I think you accept my illustration and that words represented through certain fonts are, in a way, and loosely speaking, onomatopoeia is essence.
    Onomatopoeia has to do with sounds, so it won't work for what you want. Unlike probus, I think there probably is a word for what you want - but I don't know it.

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    Default Re: What's the term for "windy blast" font that has a wind blasted effect? Onomatopoe

    In which case I'll give it a name: Scriptum Symbolica = )

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