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Basic brush calligraphy strokes: The descending stem loop (plus a FREE worksheet and a giveaway!

These free printable hand lettering practice sheets are designed help you practice the strokes of each letter to build up that muscle memory.

Free Printable Hand Lettering Practice Sheets

These free printable hand lettering practice sheets are designed help you practice the strokes of each letter to build up that muscle memory. A big help for lettering His love in Bible journaling!

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Get Started Working on Letter Connections In the last post, we talked about using the basic strokes to begin forming letters. Practicing your basi…

Basic Strokes Worksheets for Large Brush Pens. Download these free brush calligraphy worksheets and get practicing!

Basic Strokes Worksheets for Large Brush Pens

Basic Strokes Worksheets for Small Brush Pens. Download these free brush calligraphy worksheets and get practicing!

Basic Strokes Worksheets for Small Brush Pens

Mastering the 8 Basic Strokes of Brush Lettering

9 'Secrets' to Learning Brush Calligraphy You Need to Know (+ Free Course

Interested in brush lettering but not sure where to start? This nifty post takes you through the 8 basic strokes — plus free workbook. Click through to read more! by mildred

Day 16: Pp P can be intimidating at first, but it shares the same basic strokes as the letter b. Practicing those basic strokes - like the o stroke with the downstroke on the right side - will help you get more comfortable with them. Be sure to hold your pen at about a 45 degree angle, so that the side of the pen touches the page for thick strokes. Pull up & lighten your stroke by using the tip of the pen. Check out where to start each letter & how to follow the strokes. As you're moving…

Hello there! Have you been thinking of picking up brush lettering or are just getting started? You are probably wondering how you can possibly get your hand to create those beautiful, effort…

Day 15: Oo O's are whimsical and fun. There are a lot of different ways to make an o - this is just one. I like do use this kind of an o at the beginning of a word and a simple one in the middle. Be sure to hold your pen at about a 45 degree angle, so that the side of the pen touches the page for thick strokes. Pull up & lighten your stroke by using the tip of the pen. Check out where to start each letter & how to follow the strokes. As you're moving up a letter, your stroke is light. As…

Hello there! Have you been thinking of picking up brush lettering or are just getting started? You are probably wondering how you can possibly get your hand to create those beautiful, effort…

Starting a new letter building series. Check out where to start each letter & how to follow the strokes. As you're moving up a letter, your stroke is light. As you transition down a letter (like the top of A), begin to push down and add some pressure for those thick lines. a is created with two strokes: a lopsided o that starts on the right side & the tail stroke. These letters were created with the @kuretakezig_usa zig clean color real brush pen. Click the link in my profile to see more…

Hello there! Have you been thinking of picking up brush lettering or are just getting started? You are probably wondering how you can possibly get your hand to create those beautiful, effort…

Day 14: Nn Both N's can also be made in a similar way. N's are another great way to practice transitions between thick & thin lines. Be sure to hold your pen at about a 45 degree angle, so that the side of the pen touches the page for thick strokes. Pull up & lighten your stroke by using the tip of the pen. Check out where to start each letter & how to follow the strokes. As you're moving up a letter, your stroke is light. As you transition down a letter, begin to push down and add some…

Have you been thinking of picking up brush lettering or are just getting started? You are probably wondering how you can possibly get your hand to create those beautiful, effort…

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In this third and final lesson for beginner modern calligraphy, you will learn your uppercase and lowercase alphabet as well as some tips just for fun!

Modern Calligraphy Basics: Let’s Learn our AaBbCc’s

Now we’re ready to dive in to two different calligraphy capital alphabets, the lowercase alphabet, and some fun extras to get your wheels really turning.

Italian, 1806. Calligrafia moderna / di Bartolommeo Ponzilacqua lendinarese. Practice strokes.

Italian, 1806. Calligrafia moderna / di Bartolommeo Ponzilacqua lendinarese. Practice strokes.

Celtic Hand Stroke by Stroke (Irish Half-Uncial from "The Book of Kells"): An Arthur Baker Calligraphy Manual

Celtic Hand Stroke by Stroke (Irish Half-Uncial from “The Book of Kells”) An Arthur Baker Calligraphy Manual Beautiful handwriting is something to be admired.

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