Handwritten Text

For quite some time I wanted to create art journal pages in Processing. But an essential part of these pages is – the journaling. That meant faking handwritten text and even better – faking writing the text.

This sketch is an attempt to do so. It took quite a while to get the spacing of the text aligned with the writing pencil. But that was quick in comparison to debugging my code. I wanted to publish this 26 hours earlier! Today I was so frustrated searching for the mistakes and correcting them. My expert tried to comfort me (“There are days like this!”) and he saw immediately what had to be done.

Here it is.