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Handwriting Analysis . . .

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Ivan Kipling, Oct 23, 2006.

  1. Saucemaster

    Saucemaster Senior member

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    Marcel Proust seems to have had a slightly less organized style.
    Go figure.... Hell, if anything, I'm surprised he managed to stay on the page.
     
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    Quirk Senior member

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    uh, nevermind. the file doesn't show up for some reason...
     
  4. LabelKing

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    Labelking: I should have said I am mostly closely familiar with handwritten documents from the first half of the 19th century, by authors born in the 18th century or at the very beginning of the 19th. Dumas' handwriting is tame, Proust's feels very modern.
    I'd like to see Joris-Karl Huysmans's handwriting; so Catholic but so decadent, and ultimately so appropriate. [​IMG] Gabriele d'Annunzio also had the straight up & down style which is very suitable.
     
  5. Ivan Kipling

    Ivan Kipling Senior member

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    [​IMG]
    This is my father's cousin's, 'hand.' While I feel no closeness whatsoever to my father, it's clear that this cousin and I, share some similar traits. He wrote this note to my mother, on her high school graduation.
     
  6. mrchapel

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    [​IMG] This is my father's cousin's, 'hand.' While I feel no closeness whatsoever to my father, it's clear that this cousin and I, share some similar traits. He wrote this note to my mother, on her high school graduation.
    I do not own a scanner otherwise I would be happy to let those critique my handwriting, though I am often told for a gentleman who is left handed and a male, my writing is very legible. They obivously haven't seen me scribble notes. Anyway, back to the point, you have beautiful handwriting, and I do see some similarities in the handwriting of your father's cousin. What language is that? Russian? Turkish?
     
  7. Ivan Kipling

    Ivan Kipling Senior member

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    Thank you, sir! Time to get a scanner!! I've mentioned my choice, at the 'what have you bought,' thread . . . HP1510xi All in One. Inexpensive, and it works great. I bought mine, at Costco. They carry the replacement cartridges, too.

    My father's cousin, loved clothes. He could embroider and crochet, better than my grandmother could . . . and she was GOOD! Also, Cousin Nichola used to decorate our church, during Holy Week . . . it was breathtaking to see what he did, on a shoestring budget. The language, is Greek. I am fluent, in that tongue.

    What's interesting too, is that my sister, who has never weighed more than 110 pounds in her 54 years on earth, shakes any table or desk, when she writes. Tremendous pressure. Almost embosses each note she scribes. Also, her handwriting is close to unreadable. My father's was the same way. He too, shook anything within a twelve mile radius, as he wrote.
     
  8. LabelKing

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    Octave Mirbeau has an almost delicate hand, as if afraid to go into flourishes.

    [​IMG]
     
  9. Ivan Kipling

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    You said it . . . the lack of upswings and wan, vertical commas, point to an unhappy nature. His pressure is good, though . . . and consistent. Indicates conviction.
     
  10. javyn

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    My handwriting is that of an idiot man-child.
     
  11. Ivan Kipling

    Ivan Kipling Senior member

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    I'll have to take your word, for it. But, truly there is no such thing.
     
  12. javyn

    javyn Senior member

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    If I scan my most recent class notes as a PDF, would someone analyze it for me?
     
  13. mass

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    egon schiele's sister, melanie schiele. i love her style; i write my 'e' like she does. [​IMG]
     
  14. Ivan Kipling

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    If I scan my most recent class notes as a PDF, would someone analyze it for me?
    I'll see what I can do . . . but, I'm not an expert.
    mass . . . I admire that script, as well. The writing instrument used here, is also of interest . . .
     
  15. Thomas

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    I'll see what I can do . . . but, I'm not an expert.

    Just MHO - I would probably select something other than class notes. Speaking from my own recent experience, my penmanship fairly screams about the duress of actually being in class at 9 p.m. after a long work day. Not at all representative of who I am during normal working hours...Well, maybe a little, considering the work situation.
     
  16. Ivan Kipling

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    Mine can change, too . . . especially after drinking coffee. I'm high strung as it is; after two cups of black brew, I'm bouncing off the walls. Sometimes I can't even hold the pen in my hand.
     

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