Getting Started in Calligraphy
Our instructor of calligraphy has an absolutely infallible method of showing you how to form and learn five different Italic and Black Letter styles. Illustrations, photos, texts, and exercises guide you as you learn to use the pen. “Detailed instruction, simple enough for children to follow.” —Book-of-the-Month Club News. “The simplest, most straightforward attempt to teach [calligraphy] yet in print.”—School Library Journal.
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Samples of Black Letter
angular Black Letter alphabet blotter Calligraphy Chancery Cursive section choose comfortable common mistakes correct angle correct too round descenders Eve Rittenberg everyday handwriting Examples of joining exercises will help five lessons flip Formal Italic fountain pen free to change guidelines hold the pen Italic capitals Italic letters Italics section joining letters Keep your pen Ken Brown Larchmont Left-handed letters from Group lift quickly lifting the pen lined paper looks best lower case letters onion skin paper paper or onion pen cleaner and/or pen widths high piece of tracing Place a piece pointed Some common pointed too round right-handed round too pointed Speedball C-4 Straight Black Letter stroke flat stroke stroke stroke strokes one stroke strokes slide pen strokes Some common strokes thin line strokes three strokes strokes two strokes thin and light thin line thin thin-thick three strokes slide tracing paper try to join widths 5 pen wrong slant