Introduction to the Art of Modern Calligraphy

14 VIDEOS (50m)
  • Understanding the Tools

    • Trailer

      01:21

    • Pen Holders, Nibs

      05:49

    • Ink and Paper

      03:49

    • Prepare and Care, Putting Together Your Pen

      03:28

    • Holding Your Pen

      01:24

  • Learning Letter Structure

    • Constructing The /, U, S, and, O Shapes

      01:51

  • Learning The Alphabet

    • Finding The Templates

      00:41

    • Lower and Uppercase Letters

      03:55

    • Numbers and Symbols

      03:10

    • Flourishes

      02:12

  • Developing A Style

    • My Style Journey

      05:22

    • Develop a style

      05:45

    • Extra tips and tricks | Composing words

      05:26

    • Extra tips and tricks | Custom color

      06:08

Class Project: Compose a one-of-a-kind alphabet

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About This Class

Interested in a beginner's crash course in the basics of modern calligraphy, but have no idea how to start? This class starts at the very beginning, covering the basic tools and preliminary knowledge of modern, pointed-pen calligraphy and giving you a solid understanding of how to compose a truly unique alpha... Read More

Published on Wed, Sep 25th 2013