Calligraphy for Beginners 3 – The Brush Pen Letters

Jackson Alves, Letterer, calligrapher and teacher, from Brazil

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12 Videos (1h 8m)
    • Trailer 1

      1:18
    • Class 01

      3:35
    • Class 02

      2:36
    • Class 03

      1:53
    • Class 04

      10:28
    • Class 05

      1:56
    • Class 06

      14:12
    • Class 07

      13:13
    • Class 08

      3:06
    • Class 09

      7:35
    • Class 10

      7:35
    • See you soon

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About This Class

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Calligraphy for beginners is a three class sequence for anyone who wants to start studying calligraphy. This is the final part of that sequence.

This class is about writing Brush Letters. Brush letters are a more freehand style than Italics or Foundational Hand, and there is a lot more freedom and wiggle room when writing in this style compared to the others. Because of this, and to make the learning process easier and more consistent, we'll use the same skeleton from the last class, the Italic letters.

So, what are you waiting for? Your calligraphy isn’t getting any better just reading this text! Join me to finish honing your basic calligraphy skills so we can move on to really interesting stuff. ;)

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Appreciate that he took the time to show each letter. Some other "beginner" classes go way into style before teaching the basics. This is just what I needed!
Jackson is very personable, knowledgable, and clear and concise in his instructions-I refer back to his material and courses often! Thanks Jackson!

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Jackson Alves

Letterer, calligrapher and teacher, from Brazil

Jackson Alves is a letterer, calligrapher and teacher based in Brazil. After graduating in 2003 with a degree in Graphic Design, Jackson has accumulated over 15 years of experience, working locally and internationally. In the last five years, Jackson has made his mark in the typography world, collaborating with clients from Brazil, the USA, the UK, France, Switzerland, Russia, and Australia. Jackson's background in calligraphy has shaped his lettering style, with fluid and graceful curves, bo...

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