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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

    • Class 01

    • Class 02

    • Class 03

    • Class 04

    • Class 05

    • Class 06

    • Class 07

    • Class 08

    • Class 09

    • Class 10

    • See you soon


About This Class


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. ;)


144 of 145 students recommendSee All

I need to watch this class several times. I love how exacting Jackson Alves is and how he shows us common brush lettering mistakes.
This is the best class I have seen thus far! I am a very new beginner. I have seen a few videos now and this one is certainly the best one. He actually educates you on how the letters are supposed to look as opposed to focusing on the writing style. I am learning so much!





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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