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25 Free Handwriting Fonts for your Designer Toolbox

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People always ask what font I use to create my annotated code examples in my web design tutorials here on Line25, so I figured a roundup of the best hand drawn fonts would prove quite handy. This post rounds up a range of free fonts based on various handwriting styles. If you’re in need of a font to add a human touch to your design in the form of a note or a personal message, you can be sure you’ll find the perfect font in this collection.

Jenna Sue

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Hand of Sean

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Daniel

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GoodDog

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Sweetly Broken

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Lovely Eunike Hans

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Max’s Handwritin

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Angelina

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Journal

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Jinky

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Throw My Hands Up in the Air

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Christopher Hand

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Rabiohead

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Joy Like Sunshine Through My Windowpane

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The Great Escape

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Akbar

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Talking to the Moon

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Dear Joe

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Gunny

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Skinny

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A Year Without Rain

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Yank

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Faraco Hand (As seen on Line25!)

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Written by Chris Spooner

Chris Spooner is a designer who loves experimenting with new web design techniques collating creative website designs. Check out Chris' design tutorials and articles at Blog.SpoonGraphics or follow his daily findings on Twitter.

46 Comments

  1. Ulrichg says:

    These font are very nice
    especially "A Year Without Rain"

  2. David says:

    I really like the "Good Dog".
    :D thanks for sharing these wonderful fonts.

  3. Elron says:

    Nice collection!
    i like "Joy Like Sunshine Through My Windowpane"

  4. Sujit says:

    Amazing Collection of Fonts!!! Like the most “Christopher Hand”

  5. Chris says:

    These are so useful. It's often hard to find quality handwritten fonts

  6. lxn says:

    Very useful collection! Thank's for sharing

  7. Alicia says:

    Not all of these are free. The ones by Kimberly Geswein (A Year without Rain, Talking to the Moon, The Great Escape) aren't free. But a commercial licence isn't expensive. They are only $5.

  8. Mandi Marie says:

    Amazing fonts and just what i needed!
    I like "Dear Joe" best. Thanks for the post Chris.

  9. k says:

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  10. k says:

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  11. Bryan Thomas says:

    Wow! Really nice and thanks for sharing!

  12. Richy says:

    Faraco Hand is my favourite! Such an awesome font! Wish I could use it allot more but don't wanna be accused of copying line 25 and the spoonmeister himself :p

  13. Excellent Excellent Excellent!
    Thank you.

  14. asdasdasd says:

    Trololo was checking for website

  15. Navin says:

    Really amazing…thanx for getting them all at one place

  16. Alex says:

    2dumb is good to :)

  17. Has anyone ever used the iFontMaker for iPad? I think it's about seven bucks, and totally worth it. I exported my handwriting as an .otf and thought it was just the greatest thing until one of my coworkers put it side-by-side with Comic Sans…it was frighteningly similar. I'll be training myself to write more like Helvetica in the future.

  18. Awesome list Chris, I had a similar post with some of the same fonts :)

  19. amirulfaiz says:

    Great sharing Chris. Cool. :)

  20. Great collection! These would be perfect for subheadings on websites. Thanks for the share!

  21. Eric says:

    Great collection Chris. I have always been partial to christopherhand, but I'll have to give a few of these a try!! Thanks!

  22. Sajan says:

    'Joy Like Sunshine Through My Windowpane' and 'Dear Joe' are my favourites off the list. Great freebies, Chris

  23. Thank for these fonts, i really like the GoodDog font, but theres some great ones in this list.

  24. Jaylene says:

    You cduoln't pay me to ignore these posts!

  25. Fahad Khalid says:

    Good collection. Thanks.

  26. Cool new collection fonts to be used in my next creation. Thanks for it!

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