5 Great free Serif Fonts for Medical Illustrations

Serif fonts tend to be associated with a more formal and professional aesthetic. However, you need not break the bank to use them for your medical illustration project.

Font with serifs marked in red (source: Wikipedia)

If you don’t know how to install fonts, check out this tutorial.

Top picks of Free serif fonts

5. Roboto Slab

Featuring largely geometric shapes and open curves, Roboto Slab is a frew font offered by Google Fonts. It pairs well with the sans-serif Roboto.

4. Merriweather

Even though it’s a serif, it looks great on screens. It has a sans counterpart as well, for a nice smooth pairing.

3. Arvo

This free serif font reminds me a lot of Rockwell with it’s geometric shapes and thick slabs, it could be used as a nice free replacement, paired with a light sans serif.

2. Spectral

For a cute and clean serif, look no further than Spectral.

1. IM Fell English SC

For a truly old-style english typeface.

Well, we’ve reached the end of this post. I hope you’ve found them useful.

We also have a list on 5 Great free Sans Serif options for Medical Illustrations and Great font pairings.

If you want to learn more about how Typography can help you as a medical illustrator, check out all the articles in the Typography section.

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