Nothing helps you tell your story like a good font! Lately, I’ve noticed fabulous hand-drawn lettering everywhere and was inspired to track down 14 free hand-drawn fonts for you.
Hand-drawn fonts go beyond the traditional handwriting fonts we all use for journaling. They feature unique letters and lean more towards artistic lettering, sketching, or doodling with more detail than handwriting fonts. And, from script to sans-serif, doodled to cursive, hand-drawn fonts add a playful feel to any page or project.
Click on the font name to download.
Things We Said: A fun hand-drawn font with extending letters and fancy touches.
World Colors: Cartoonish, three-dimensional font. Customize by coloring it in! [Paper by Designs by Shelleyrae]
FT Anchor Yard: An all-caps, hand-drawn font in both regular and italic with anchor dingbats included.
Chiffon & Bows: Hand-inked and chunky, this font has funky features that I love. [Paper by Designs by Shelleyrae]
Alphabits: This light-hearted font comes in three weights: regular, light, and fat.
Kyboshed: Retro and funky fun! Be sure to read the instructions included in the download for how to use the included extra ligatures.
Heffer: This font gives a casual nod to spaghetti Western movies and the wild, wild West.
Scribble Box: I love the cross-hatched boldness of this font.
Action Jackson: Another energetic 3-D comic font. [Kit by Designs by Shelleyrae]
Clink Clank: Perfect for boy pages, this font is made from hand-drawn robot parts. [Kit by Designs by Shelleyrae]
Denne’s Aliens: This doodled font features playful aliens and doodled letters.
Thurston: Based on the Futura font, Thurston has a sketched and scribbled feel.
Escuela: This semi-cursive font feels fresh and feminine.
Jellyka Delicious Cake: One of my favorite font designers, Jellyka Nerevan, hits a home run with this casually elegant font.
Now that you’ve got some great hand-drawn fonts in your collection, don’t forget to back them up (and all of your other fonts, too)!