Determining the contrast level of fonts

Thickness of the main and additional prime of the letter is determined by a ratio from the most bold to the most light one. This is explained by the fact that the writing of letters is done with various tools, with various pressure and angle of the feather. Additionally the fonts of the same name can be saturated in a different way.

For example Italian font is quite contrasted in comparison to Egyptian font, which is a related font. Contrast of the font is the main characteristic by which you can differentiate antique and grotesque. Additionally the different level of contrast can characterize antique fonts of various styles.

If you compare baroque and renaissance antique then the former one will be more contrast enhanced. Classical antique gave an impetus to the changing of the contrast level, in other words the main prime was quite bold but the hair-stroke became barely noticeable and thin. Starting in the XX century with the advent of accidental fonts, additional lines were not used altogether.

Contrast font has a complex formation, during writing flickering, silveriness occurs, it impacts the part of the page that will be filled with text.

Contrast fonts create graphical relief, grotesque maintain the plainness of the page.
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