A Blackletter Typeface


Learning typeface design with Carl Crossgrove and Type@CooperWest.

This is a blackletter typeface that I designed based on my own calligraphy. It’s a great way to hone one’s lettering skills and develop a keen eye for letterforms. I think I’ll call it Martinez Textura.


  • Contextual alternates for d, i, j, m, n, p, r, u, v, w, x and y
  • Ligatures for fi, fl, ft, ti, tp, tr, tu, tw and ty
  • Swash capitals for A, B, M, N, P, R, U, V, W and Y

About raoulpat

I got started as a calligrapher in 2009, and haven't put my pen down since. Some of the services that I provide are wedding calligraphy, quinceañera calligraphy, envelope addressing, place cards and transforming inspirational citations into framable artwork.
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5 Responses to A Blackletter Typeface

  1. alan blackman says:

    Brilliant, ranks with the very best! Merci beaucoup for posting this: Raoul, you go from strength to strength, I am so proud of you! Love, alan . . . 🏆 🏆 🏆 🏆 🏆

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  2. jeromericateau says:



  3. dotyuki says:

    Beautiful Raoul!


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