King Basil: a handwritten script font!


Purchase includes:

  • Zip file containing: OTF and TTF file types
  • Compatible with Silhouette Studio, Cricut Design Space, Scan N Cut, Adobe Illustrator and other cutting and design programs
  • PDF guide to swashes and alternates
  • So Fontsy Standard Commercial Use License
Sold By: Missy Meyer


Introducing King Basil:421 glyphs, including A-Z, a-z, 0-9, tons of punctuation, 24 ligature sets, 163 accented characters, entry swash alternates for all uppercase and lowercase letters, exit swash alternates for all lowercase characters … this sucker has a ton of features!

All characters were hand-drawn on paper (with a Tombow brush pen), scanned and imported, and the vectors were cleaned up and smoothed.

King Basil Full Version includes:

  • OTF and TTF file formats
  • Uppercase characters A-Z
  • Lowercase characters a-z
  • Numbers 0-9; Full punctuation
  • Entry swash alternates for uppercase A-Z and lowercase a-z (mapped to Swash option, and also included in a separate “King-Basil-Left” file)
  • Exit swash alternates for lowercase a-z (mapped to Stylistic Alternates option, and also included in a separate “King-Basil-Right” file)
  • 15 double-letter ligatures (mapped as ligatures, and also included in a separate “King-Basil-Doubles” file)
  • 163 accented characters
  • All characters accessible through character map / PUA encoded

Note: This font is formerly known as Spiffy McGee.