ATUB Font on cover

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ATUB Font on cover

Postby when i was cruel » Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:08 pm

Hello,

I am finishing my tattoo which is going to include "My Aim Is True" written in the ATUB font. Can anyone please help find this font type or anything from the record sleeve with all the required characters ?

Thanks,

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Re: ATUB Font on cover

Postby MOJO » Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:04 am

Wow, dedicated to EC and his music. Just curious - where will this tat reside on your body? How many tats do you have right now and does a font type really matter? Good luck finding the font. Your tat artist should knows the font. If he doesn't find a new tat dude.

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Re: ATUB Font on cover

Postby when i was cruel » Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:42 pm

Mojo,

I have my left arm as a full sleeve, not all EC as it were though, my upper bicep is my 1962 fender jazz master (Yes, coincidence) my lower forearm is both a vinyl turntable and classic mic like the crooner classics would use. My Bicep is a Vox style tube amp. The 'My Aims Is True' is gonna be a very small homage to the music of EC as it has saved my life more than a few times and Ive been an avid fan since I was about 5 (Thanks, Dad) as I am now 22.

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Re: ATUB Font on cover

Postby verbal gymnastics » Sat Oct 14, 2017 2:31 am

These sound pretty cool.

How about somebody starts an Elvis tattoo thread and we can see pictures of Elvis fan forum body art?
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Re: ATUB Font on cover

Postby Neil. » Sat Oct 14, 2017 2:45 am

No idea what that font is, I'm afraid - the CD sleeve says that the design is by Steve Averil and Patrick Swan for ABA. So if you're really determined, you could do an Internet search for them and get in touch.

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Re: ATUB Font on cover

Postby when i was cruel » Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:26 am

Thanks all, I will post pictures once it's done if anyone is interested to see.

I managed to get in contact with Stephen wherein he told me that the font was taken from a, 'very old type book' that he will try to locate for me.

Interesting little bit of EC history I suppose so far !

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Re: ATUB Font on cover

Postby verbal gymnastics » Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:04 am

when i was cruel wrote:I managed to get in contact with Stephen wherein he told me that the font was taken from a, 'very old type book' that he will try to locate for me.

Interesting little bit of EC history I suppose so far !


I can't believe John Foyle hasn't already gotten the answer! :lol:
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Re: ATUB Font on cover

Postby johnfoyle » Mon Oct 16, 2017 8:20 am

I did actually ask Steve via Facebook private message. I said the information was for a friend so maybe it overlapped with WIWC's query and Steve chose to focus on that. When I talked to him about his work for Elvis he mentioned that he had no way of getting in touch with Patrick Swan so maybe that is delaying his response.

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Re: ATUB Font on cover

Postby verbal gymnastics » Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:37 am

I stand corrected (but not accused!).
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Re: ATUB Font on cover

Postby when i was cruel » Wed Oct 18, 2017 5:20 pm

He had replied to me, the answer is Madisonian Light font, I pasted it into a word document where it came through as such

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Re: ATUB Font on cover

Postby Neil. » Thu Oct 19, 2017 4:19 am

Yay! Well done, fella!

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Re: ATUB Font on cover

Postby sulky lad » Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:17 am

Awesome work !

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Re: ATUB Font on cover

Postby when i was cruel » Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:43 pm

I thought you folks who helped me might be interested to see my almost done sleeve now ! Here are the pictures below.
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Re: ATUB Font on cover

Postby when i was cruel » Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:47 pm

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Re: ATUB Font on cover

Postby Neil. » Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:56 am

Good stuff, fella! I've also been mending to frame the Elvis album covers like you have!


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