Calligraphy II: Finding Your Personal Script Style

Bryn Chernoff, Paperfinger Calligraphy and Hand-Lettering

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13 Lessons (1h 11m)
    • 1. Trailer

      1:02
    • 2. Introduction

      8:26
    • 3. Experiment and Play!

      3:19
    • 4. Style 1: Modern Angular

      5:25
    • 5. Style 2: Rounded Curving

      6:13
    • 6. Technique: Adding Flourishes

      11:02
    • 7. Style Madlibs (Custom Styles)

      7:12
    • 8. Materials, Colors, Pens, and Inks

      7:45
    • 9. Choosing the Perfect Style

      4:24
    • 10. Working with Clients

      3:43
    • 11. Writing a Letter

      6:16
    • 12. Addressing an Envelope

      6:01
    • 13. More Creative Classes on Skillshare

      0:33
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Project Description

Calligraph a letter and envelope in your own style.

Note: This class recommended for those with a basic familiarity with calligraphy. New to calligraphy? Be sure to check out the first class in this series: Calligraphy I: Writing in Classic Modern Script!

ASSIGNMENT

You'll calligraph a letter and envelope in your own style. You can choose a famous letter or write your own. (Sample letters are included in the resources below.) This project is a great way to continue practicing your hand at calligraphy and developing your own style, while also creating something beautiful that you can share with a loved one or frame for inspiration!

DELIVERABLE

Upload a photo of your letter to the project gallery. Optionally, you can also include a photo of your envelope. Feel free to show your full process: any sketches, early drafts, etc.

RESOURCES

Be sure to explore other calligraphy classes in this series:

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