Calligraphy Essentials: A 10-Day Challenge

Bryn Chernoff, Paperfinger Calligraphy and Hand-Lettering

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14 Lessons (1h 19m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:23
    • 2. Setting Up Your Daily Practice

      4:55
    • 3. Day 1: Essential Stroke Fitness

      9:13
    • 4. Day 2: Traditional Exercises

      7:55
    • 5. Day 3: Slants and Spacing

      8:15
    • 6. Day 4: Creative Break

      3:03
    • 7. Day 5: Tackling Capital Letters

      10:40
    • 8. Day 6: Mood Meets Tool

      5:42
    • 9. Day 7: Flourishing

      9:20
    • 10. Day 8: Alphabet Collage Project

      2:20
    • 11. Day 9: Playing With Style

      8:32
    • 12. Day 10: Breaking Habits

      5:37
    • 13. Final Thoughts

      1:22
    • 14. More Creative Classes on Skillshare

      0:33
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About This Class

Cultivate your daily calligraphy practice with this inviting class from calligrapher and Paperfinger founder Bryn Chernoff.

Through 10 days of warm-ups and exercises, Bryn shares a meditative, thoughtful approach that will give you the tools to transform your work in just 10 minutes each day. Every lesson is packed with insider tips, from types of nibs to affect your slant to how your breathing can influence your writing. You’ll learn how to:

  • Improve your slants, strokes, and spacing technique
  • Elevate your capital letters and flourishes
  • Cultivate your personal calligraphy style

Whether you’re a seasoned calligrapher or just getting started, you'll be able to create a personalized daily routine that will improve your calligraphy day-by-day, jumpstart your personal writing style, and take your craft to the next level.

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This class is recommended for those with basic calligraphy familiarity. If you're brand-new to calligraphy, be sure to check out all of Bryn's classes on Skillshare, including Introduction to Modern Script Calligraphy and Calligraphy II: Finding Your Personal Script Style!

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