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Basic Pointed Pen Calligraphy for the Layperson

Tracy Roach, Calligrapher, Letterer, Crafter

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17 Videos (1h 17m)
    • Introduction

      0:38
    • Basic Supplies

      0:27
    • Pens

      2:30
    • Straight vs Oblique

      1:48
    • Vintage vs Modern Nibs

      5:17
    • Nib Care

      4:44
    • Inks

      4:20
    • Inks in Action

      1:23
    • Papers

      4:25
    • Poor Paper Choices

      4:07
    • Other Helpful Supplies

      7:49
    • Drills and Minuscules

      12:28
    • Basic Majuscules

      5:01
    • Flourished Majuscules

      13:44
    • Resources

      2:15
    • Project

      3:47
    • Parting Thoughts

      2:07

About This Class

In this beginner’s class you will learn the basics of pointed pen calligraphy, along with some great tips and tricks to help you avoid some of the pitfalls and frustrations common to new calligraphy students. Happy learning!

2 of 2 students recommendSee All

So helpful for a beginner like me! I would love to see an in depth tutorial for the Upper Case Alphabet. So many videos for lower case and the upper is the hardest for me. Great Class
Interesting class. Looks beautiful.
Chris Baldwin

eLearning consultant

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Tracy Roach

Calligrapher, Letterer, Crafter