The sort of thing that might have been used by a certain detective.
Kept the text as curves imported from a pdf page converted to svg.
Also had to render with the branched path renderer, as the normal integrator simply wouldn't converge. The branched path integrator wouldn't run on GPU. Took about an hour to render, which isn't much less time than it took to model. Blender really does seem a little unstable at the moment.