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Intro. To Block Fauxligraphy

teacher avatar Veronica Ruiz, Happy Lettering!

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Lessons in This Class

15 Lessons (53m)
    • 1. Introduction

      0:36
    • 2. Materials

      0:43
    • 3. Lesson 01: Anatomy of Typography

      3:46
    • 4. Lesson 02: The Anatomy Of This Alphabet

      2:27
    • 5. Lesson 03: Uppercase Block Letters

      4:46
    • 6. Lesson 04: Lowercase Block Letters

      3:34
    • 7. Lesson 05: Creating A Reference For Your Thicks & Thins

      5:47
    • 8. Lesson 06: Mapping Your Uppercase & Lowercase Letters

      4:27
    • 9. Lesson 07: Fauxligraphy Uppercase Letters

      5:21
    • 10. Lesson 08: Fauxligraphy Lowercase Letters

      3:47
    • 11. Lesson 09: Let's Freehand Some Letters!

      3:55
    • 12. Lesson 09: Let's Freehand Some Letters! Cont'd

      3:18
    • 13. Lesson 09: Let's Freehand Some Letters! Cont'd

      4:47
    • 14. Lesson 09: Let's Freehand Some Letters! Cont'd

      5:04
    • 15. Assignment

      0:58
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This class will introduce you to block flauxligraphy. Fauxligraphy is the art of adding the thicks and thins to your letters to imitate traditional calligraphy without all of the fancy nibs and brush pens. You can easily take this class with only a pencil or if you'd prefer, a pen or marker. I will provide worksheets with an uppercase and lowercase block alphabet to serve as your starting point. The possibilities are endless with block fauxligraphy so I look forward to seeing what all fo you create after taking this class!

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Veronica Ruiz

Happy Lettering!

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Hey Guys! My name is Veronica Ruiz, or VeronicaLetters as I'm known on social media. Drawing letters is the freaking best and I am super excited to share everything I've learned on my lettering journey with you.

 

 

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1. Introduction: Hello, everyone. Welcome to intro to block calligraphy. My name is Veronica Ruiz or if you know me for my instagram at Veronica Letters in this course, I will teach you in upper case and lower case block out of it and how to take that off of it and usefully Griffey to enhance it and make it look really cool. I have worksheets such this course so you don't have to start from scratch with all your letters, which is really awesome. You'll be able to trace them. Once you feel comfortable with everything you've learned in the class. The asylum will be toe letter, a song, lyric or quote of your choosing in the block calligraphy style I hope you enjoy. 2. Materials: As faras materials go, you're only gonna need three things you to print out the worksheets that I attached to this class. You'll need a pencil. If you'd like to use a pen or a marker, you're more than welcome to, but a pencil so much easier to erase mistakes and all that and not waste any more paper. But please feel free to use whatever you're comfortable with, as long as it's something that isn't like a brush or brush pen that has multiple wits. Depending on the pressure, you give it just something with a solid flatline. And then, lastly, to highlighters or any two markers just anything that you can trace over. At some point you'll see what we'll need them for later. But anything like a highlighter are marker is fine. 3. Lesson 01: Anatomy of Typography: before we get started practicing our letters, I want to do a really quick overview of the anatomy of typography. I think it's extremely important to learn, and I suggest you look it up online. There's tons of free articles about the anatomy, and I'm only mentioning a couple things to learn. Kind of the things we need for today's lesson. So definitely look that up later. There's also a bunch of great books about it, So we're going to start off with our baseline. Your baseline is the imaginary line where all your letters are gonna sit for this introduction to block calligraphy. We're only gonna work on one baseline, so every letter is gonna be even and sit on the same line. Um, I will end up creating a more advanced class after this one, which is how I teach you how to make your letters in different sizes and kind of sitting on different baselines to make them a little more interesting. But it's a little bit more of an advanced technique, so we'll just be doing a single baseline right now. Your campaign is the height of the capital letters in your font and the cap line is just the top of that kopites. After that, we have our descend er line are dissenter line is gonna be below the baseline and anything that descends past the baseline. Essentially all sit on the same dissenter line and then your actual descend er is the part of the letter that goes below the baseline, touching the dissenter line. You also have an a center line or a center line. Um, but in block Feli graffiti, you don't really You tend not to have too many a sender's, so I'm not you not really have to worry about it here. It's mainly in script that you really have a lot of a sender's, but it's always good to know. Next we have our X height, or that is the height of the lower case X in any alphabet and that kind of judges and tells you what the size of all the lower case letters will be in that specific alphabet. Your stem is the main stroke of any letter. Then we have our cross stroke. So that's any horizontal line, kind of like in this lower case T that crosses over the stem. We also have a crossbar, which is another horizontal line. But as you can see in this, a across far doesn't go through this stem of the letter. It kind of has two strokes on either side of it up next, we have a counter. Your counter is any negative space inside an enclosed stroke. Kind of like that inside of that G, The insides of the upper case B is work are considered counters and that little triangle inside the A is also a counter. The stroke around your counter is called the bull. Just think of it as it containing the counter inside of it. Just like a bowl will hold your cereal or anything like that. Last been. At least we have a tittle super funny word. It always gets to me every time I read it. But that little dot above the lower case I or a lower case J is called the Tittle, which is really interesting. So that wraps it up for the anatomy of typography again. This was a really quick lesson just to get you guys aware of it. If you haven't seen any of these terms already, and please go look them up in further detail. If you want to learn about anything else, I highly recommend just type anatomy of typography and Google, and you get tons of websites with great information now on to our first lesson. 4. Lesson 02: The Anatomy Of This Alphabet: Hey guys. So before we jump into our first lesson, I just wanted to quickly talk about the alphabet that I'm showing you today. So now we've gone through the anatomy of typography. You've learned about the cross stroke or crossbar as it is in this A. And what's unique about the alphabet that I'm showing you today is its low crossbar. So all the light, all the letters that I'll be showing you have a crossbar that run lower on each letter. This would be a standard A like in a you do you know, just normal writing words kind of more in the center. And then you can also do it where you push all across bars a pyre. So depending on where your crossbars say will change the look of an entire word. So let's just go through a few examples so you can kind of see what I'm talking about. And I just use my highlighter quickly so you can see it a little better. So it's say what's right. Hello. So the hello that always showing you with the letters I'm doing have very low crossbars. So you notice everything is down here kind of in the to 2nd 3rd of the word. So that is a very low crossbar down here. Now let's try it with a higher one. And these guys really help you to kind of have you put it wherever you feel. You need Teoh so that all the crossbars in all the letters for this alphabet would be appear. And now let's write it a little more standard, the way you probably would've written in school, which is usually directly in the center. He's at Sarah line. Now look at the difference in all these. They're all unique and really fun. Ah, but the one that I'm going to show you today is gonna be like this. But after you've learned, today is awful. But all you have to do is take thes crossbars and cross strokes and push them up or down consistently throughout your writing in order to change it up. Right. Let's start her for something 5. Lesson 03: Uppercase Block Letters: So what I want you to do is grab your upper case worksheets so that all that uppercase set and just take this first set cause we're gonna work on this alphabet right here first before I teach you any filmography. It's really important for you to get the basic letters down just in a monoline. So in just one single with first and then we'll jump into how to create that full a Griffey style at the fix to them and make them a little more interesting. So what I'm gonna do is I'm gonna be tracing each one up close so that what you can see, where I'm starting, where I'm ending and all that, and then I'll have you go through and work on the entire alphabet. So we start with our letter eight. We're gonna start down here and push up and write down and then across Sorry, my paper is that kind of reckless? And I know it's tempting maybe to do in a and start like this and go down, but you really want to get used to starting and ending the letter in the strokes that you're supposed to, because it will help you late, Iran. We need to thicken them cause you'll need to know which will be Europe strokes and which will be your down troops or letter B. We're going, Teoh, push down on this one. We're gonna come down on this stroke, come back up here and very slowly go around and then back down again to have or be you could using a pencil. That's why you should just Sometimes you can just erase and complete the letter again. So that where you're right on that line, foresee or minister at this point here and then come back down all the way around In one stroke for D, We're going to start here. Push down. You can come back up here and program where we were gonna push this one down first this stroke and come across on all of these. Same for the F start here at the stem and then go out for your cross strokes. Now for the rest of letters, I'll just put on some music. So that way you don't hear me breathing. And I am just gonna show you close ups of warm starting my letter and high follow through to continue its You know where to place your strokes for each one way 6. Lesson 04: Lowercase Block Letters: Now that we've done this upper case one, I want you to go ahead and grab the lower case sheet and we're race is going to run through the same thing with the lower case alphabet, where I will just show you where I start where I follow through. So that way you know how to create each letter, and then I'll be back. Uh, hi. - Right now that we've gone through each letter one time with this top alphabet, I want you to go ahead and grab the rest of your sheets and go ahead and run through each exercise for all the letters until you feel comfortable. If, say, you felt all of it up instead of putting out again and you want to keep practicing, just grab a sheet of tracing paper and you can go ahead and just trace on top and just keep going. In that way, you don't have to use of a bunch of printer ink or much of copy paper. Any tracing people will do. I describe whatever is on sale in my local craft store art store. Anything will work just fine and then come back for the next lesson. We'll start talking about how to make these letters into, um or interesting holography styles 7. Lesson 05: Creating A Reference For Your Thicks & Thins: So now I want you to grab your uppercase alphabet. Just this for top sections of the first page that the first part we did and grab both of your highlighters or markers. Whatever you'll be using. I love using these mild liners because they are double sided. So you're gonna dedicate Sorry, we're gonna dedicate one color to up strokes and one color to down. Strokes were basic in a map, each letter. So you know exactly what strokes you get thicker and which ones need to stay thinner. So let's go through the alphabet. Now, In that way, you can always have a reference back to this main alphabet if you get if you're not unsure as you're going through, as so what letters you want to make thick and all, or what strokes. Excuse me? You want to make thick versus leaf in, So let's start with this letter. Eighth. So we know we start here to create this letter, so this is an upstroke, so it's staying thin, and then we have our next stroke is a down stroke, So we're gonna make that thick, and then any horizontal stroke will also be thin. So we're gonna go like that. And this is just to give you a very easy representation of what is gonna happen when we're actually, you know, drawing in with her pen or pencil. All right, Now with the B, we're starting with the down stroke. So grab your down show color and we're gonna go down with that one. And with these kinds of strokes like this, be here and we'll see with the deep, you can either leave it all thin or as you go horizontal. You leave it thin, and then you can get thick in this middle part here because you are going down. But then you're going across and then you'll go thin again. And same thing with this. You'll leave a little bit thick and then go back to thin. And this will make more sense when I show you how to actually draw it out. But again, remember, you can always, depending on your style, you can always just leave it all thin all the way and Onley thick in this one part. Now for the sea we start here and go up so that's gonna be thin. And then we come back down and this will be thick. And then when we turn to go back up, that's gonna go back to thin again. Now, for this d we start low and go all the way down. And then if you decide to come up like this, you're pretty much going to stay thin. Or we can do what we did with this. Be and come down this way, make this center part thick and then curl back in and make it them for this E. We're gonna have our first down stroke here, has a thick one and then go across here for your horizontal and then for the f come down for that first stroke and then you're gonna stay thin for the ones across. And if you don't have anything that's double cited, that's totally fine. You can totally use just the edge of the one side and do your fixing thin, so it's a little more visual, But let me show you a quick second what this is going to do for you. So that way you're not going through the half of it all confused. So let's push this up a bit. So you see anywhere now that is my orange or whatever color you've chosen for your down strokes is what you're gonna make thicker here. So what, we're gonna dio he's come across here and add a second line to make that thick because that's the only place that we have a down stroke and then you connect them, and then eventually you will cover that in. And now you have your full Iger who thought super easy. Now let's try this. Be a quick second just to show you what I was kind of doing out here. So you know you're going to thicken this one stroke and depending on how you were in the letters you enter through a directly inside of it. Or you can come out here on the outside and extend it a little more, and then you fill that in and you have your beef. Now for the B, we could either leave this thin. That would be that stroke right there. If you leave it thin or because of the way that the down stroke works, you can make this thicker and you just taper it so it kind of gets really thick and then thin again. Here. Oops. Let me do that a little better is why we use pencil, because it's always easy to race. So just think of doing and even smaller version of this stroke inside where it tapers off and then you can fill that in and say like, this seems a little thin compared to the stroke. You want the thickness to be consistent, so you just go over again and there you go. So that's two different ways that you can do that be. And that's why I told you, you can either do this way or that way. As long as you're doing consistent throughout your whole word or your piece, you're totally fine. Either way, let's go back to all the letters. We're gonna run through each one so we can go ahead and map it out. In that way, as you're going through the rest of your alphabet on these sheets, you can reference this to know what parts to make thicker and keep going 8. Lesson 06: Mapping Your Uppercase & Lowercase Letters: already. So now I have mapped out all of my letters. So a really quick and easy reference guide. So I know anything that's the orange will be thicker when I go through with my pencil to practice my photography or whatever color you chose for the thick lines. If you want, I'll leave it up on the screen for a little bit, just in case if you need to catch up and continue mapping it out. Now that we've gone through our upper case, we're gonna go ahead and go through a lower case of grab your lower case sheet with this complete album it up on the top, and I'm gonna go ahead and run through all the strokes. And it's very simple. Just remember, as you were writing, whatever was an upstroke stays thin, so I will be the one color. And then whatever is a down stroke will be thick way already. Now that we've completed both our upper case and lower case, um, reference sheets, we're gonna go ahead and go through the regular alphabet, and I'm gonna show you how to add your fix based on everything that we mapped out here, super simple whatever color was that you chose for fix. That's the part. We're gonna add that extra thick line on every letter. 9. Lesson 07: Fauxligraphy Uppercase Letters: now that we've got all of our letters mapped out for calligraphy, so we know where our fixing things will be. We're gonna go ahead and continue the up a bit and go through each sheet and add on the darkest line where all ethics will be. So that way you can then practice them later and continue going. So go ahead. We'll do the uppercase first. So let's put our lower case aside and let's get started for this. A. We've already seen that this is the Onley down stroke here, so that's the only part that we will thicken. And as far as how thick or thin you should go, that's totally up to you. Um, there's no right or wrong as long as whenever you're creating a word or a piece. They're all consistent. So every letter has about the same thickness, and it's always you don't have to sit there and grab a ruler and do it. It's just whatever you know, as closest possible as you can get. It s o. They all match. All right, so we have a here, r b. We have this down stroke this little piece right here, and then this little piece right here. So we're gonna keep this handy. Appears so we can check that out. So let's go to our C for our letter C we have Excuse me. We have just This part is thick because these were both up strokes. So we're gonna come over here and add, remember, for letters, anything that's curve like this, you're gonna want a tape, right? So you're gonna start really tight and then come around and make that line and push it out a little more, so it's a little thicker. And then as you around the bottom come back. So that way, it's tapered. And not just like a weird block coming out of the back. So that would be Oops, that one right there or for this particular letter. If you wanted to make it even smaller, you can actually come on the inside and do the same. And essentially, you're doing a smaller see. So you want this rounded part right here to be round and not like a square and same thing with this. And then we have our c and then our d. We have this stroke that's gonna be thick as well as this middle area because we go from a horizontal down to a down stroke and then back to a horizontal. So let's go ahead and put it on the inside. Or, if you like, you can do it on the outside as you're writing letters. If you're keeping him a certain went, um, you'll kind of judge whether you'll put it on the inside or the outside of the letter, depending on how much space you have. And now we're gonna do this inside part three here. And I don't always add this stroke just like we do with be. Sometimes I leave this completely thin as long as when you're doing your word, they're all consisted. You can do either or but we'll just do it for the sake of the example. And so now for our letter E, we have just this one stroke that's gonna be thicker. We go, and then for the F here we have the same down stroke that's going to get thicker. Let's come up to this G. So I'm gonna go ahead and just stop talking for now, and I'll just show you in reference to the guide that we did and start thinking all the letters 10. Lesson 08: Fauxligraphy Lowercase Letters: So now we have all of our filmography letters all mapped out. And I know we could have easily just skipped to this step instead of doing all this highlighting. But I want you guys to get in the habit. It's much easier if you practice over and over again to really cement the fundamentals down and just to remember what should go thick and thin. So that way you can always reference this whenever you're doing these practices. So now we have all the upper case. We're gonna go ahead and work on the lower case next. So grab those sheets on me right now that we have all of our upper case and lower case marked out, I want you to go ahead and go through each one and on top of your already drawn. You already practice these. Go ahead and add your fix and practice those ants you get used to where you're supposed to put them every time. And if you want, you can try different thicknesses per letter. I'm just a test out. You know what kind of style you like, And then once you're done with that, you can come back for the next lesson or kind of start free, handing some of these letters on the paper that I provided that is completely like without any writing and I'll be getting any one of these. 11. Lesson 09: Let's Freehand Some Letters!: don't. Now that you're comfortable with all your letters, we can go ahead and just try writing a few words. Just this practice. We can start by doing our names, so make sure you have this blanket at the end. If you want, you could print out multiples or again, you can use, um, Tracy people right on top so that when you're not using up a bunch of coffee, paper, Internet, I'm just gonna write directly on here. So let's start first with the name. Now, remember, your letters don't have to be the exact thickness of the ones that I've been drawing. Those the one the alphabet that I have given you is just gonna be your base, and you can go ahead and customize it however you want to your liking eso remember, we're keeping your crossbars low, so it's gonna be on this third line here. Excuse me forth. I want to for it. Yet fourth line, for whatever word your writing and that includes anything like in our or be anything that's gonna curve down that's gonna have to meet at a point, will be on that third line. So let's go ahead and to this. All right, Veronica. So first I'm gonna start off with just writing the name just in a simple block. And then I will go ahead and add my fix Samphan's or add my Thanks. Excuse me, then leave within. Sutton, do you see how I have this e right here on that fourth line? So that means that my are will come in enjoined on that same line we can flare out a little bit. Been an O and an end. It's fine if you start If you don't start like this. If you start down, let's totally okay, so hi. See? And then a and again you notice my c ends here My a e r They all joined on this line, and that's what gives it that unique look. So now it's add some things not gonna make this one too thick. This oh, is not perfect. So I'm gonna go ahead and erase this mark kind of bring it over a little straighter. It's a good thing about using pencil in just a race. So for that, I'm gonna put a little bit on each sides that way kind of stays even in the word and that's fill in now you can fill in as you go fill in afterwards. Sometimes every time I write a letter, I'll do the fix immediately. But it's tends to be easiest, and I mess up less. I make fewer mistakes if I wait till the end of the word. Here we go. And so we have our name and there's a little too much space here. If I was doing a final peace and this was my sketch had go ahead in the secondary sketch kind of scoot that over because there's a too much negative space. And that's something that tends to happen with Theo cause you start so high, you're not sure how far out you're gonna go that sometimes you'll need to edit that out. 12. Lesson 09: Let's Freehand Some Letters! Cont'd: All right, let's try another word. Pick any word you want. I'll just choose. Ah, color. Let's say purple and let's write that out just so you can see me do that. Here we go. We have trouble now. Say you want to add a little more, a little more possess or just something different. You can always extend this are down below and create a dissenter out of it. So instead of keeping it on this line, you can bring it down and have it come over if you like. You can do that with ours with K's, and I believe that's it. For some reason I'm blinking. Yeah, you're ours in case there with ones that you can go ahead and extend down like that, which is really nice. And let's say, let's make thes this one ultra thin. Well, let's make these a little thicker. And just because you're thin lines need to stay thin doesn't mean that you can't think in them. So, like we can go ahead and add a little more thickness to this p This stroke, as long as your down stroke is still thicker than this one, you're totally fine. And that will give you some more room to create some more unique letters, too, so they're not always look the same three heroes, any a little more thickness That way it's not Pencil Finn and just always try to match your thicknesses. It takes a lot of practice to do, and even I sometimes river with it. But they don't have to be absolutely perfect, cause that's part of the charm of hand lettering. As long as they're consistent, it'll still look good. - And so here you have same concept for these two but two totally different looks because you still think, and you're up strokes a little bit but kept your down stroke still even thicker than that. So that way the concept is still there, but you've created a more interesting letter. 13. Lesson 09: Let's Freehand Some Letters! Cont'd: Now let's try doing a word with your highlighter if you wanted to. Worker. If not, you keep using a pencil or whatever you're using. I just want to show you lettering photography with just, um, different kind of ready utensils. So let's go ahead and from We'll just write mouth liner now that it's there and you can use the thin part to right, and then later on, you can have ethics and you can write any word. I'm just kind of choosing stuff that's right in front of me. And then later on, you can go in with that same thing part and create your fix here for your down strokes. In this particular instance, I'm not going to think in that one. So I'm just gonna leave it as is, or when you have a chisel tip like this. It's even easier to do your fix and thins cause you can just go down, come across. So there's two different ways. If you ever used a chisel tip marker to do block letters, you can just simply draw if you feel more comfortable, for if you know exactly how to use your marker and really manage it you can go ahead and do those sticks and things by just using the different parts of that marker, which is awesome. Now let's see. My absolute favorite marker to letter with is going to be a paper meet flair pen. I love these tips do get to born down very easily, but I can find them anywhere. And I just love the way they right. So let's see. Let's do the month of June. We go and notice here. My letters are significantly thinner. They're not as wide, and that's totally fine to once you're on your own off the practice sheets, you can make him as wide or a cintas you want. The concepts will still be the same. And that's adding those fix and Oliver down strokes and then a coat. Or sometimes I just leave them uncovered. And they also look interesting that way as well. It's totally up to you, and you don't necessarily have to go solid. You can kind of leave it with some lines, even do stripes, dots, all sorts of things inside your thicker parts. I would definitely suggest to experiment with them. Let's see what's tried again, and I'll do it a little whiter. Here we go. And those six in say, you can leave it like that where you want to add some stripes. You can totally do that, too. We're just gonna do a very loose. You do something like that where it's more scratchy looking. You can go across or down. You do some circles, really. Possibilities are endless, or you can do large stripes, so it's really easy and you can use. You can do this with pretty much any any pen, any marker. If you have a gel pen, you could do that as well. Let's see. Let's try with a gel pin down here. This is a paper mate. Enjoy. Gel pin. I love them cause they're they're instantly dry. They dry super, super fast and they're awesome. Quick, high. You notice I do all caps. I rarely ever used lower case letters. I just wanted to include those in there. Just You guys have them to reference and to kind of build an alphabet off of them. But I rarely I just love writing in all caps, even my normal handwriting. It every day I write in all caps 14. Lesson 09: Let's Freehand Some Letters! Cont'd: super quick, Super easy is you on the same concepts. So just a few different markers that you can use, Um, remember you can go was wide or skin is you want. Look at in this June compared to this one, you can fill in your down strokes. Leave a blank now, so you want to take it one step further. We can add some serves. So, Sarah, if they're going to be those little ornamentation, is at the ends of the letters. And there are all kinds of sheriffs. And when I create the more advanced version or the the counterpart to this words for the more advanced lettering, I'll go ahead and go into great detail with Sarah's. But I just wanted to touch on it just that you can look it up. You have your block syrups so your blocks sheriffs will be kind of like, Oh, it's like a rectangle was put at the end, and it's all the same with it's usually pretty thick and again for the advanced course. I will go ahead and go into greater detail, but you can at least you know, try to look it up if you like. Um your standards. Sheriff's. Excuse me. You can do just a line just to add some more entry at the ends or what you're used to seeing in something like, um, times Roman or anything are your standard Cirrus. Will you come out and come back in at an angle? You have a flat top, and then you have kind of like a little triangle in this area, and that makes your letters even more interesting still. And you can do that with any sort of marker or pen. And if you ever confuses toe, what do my syrups need to look like? I'm not really sure. Just open up a word document, a pages document. And if you have a Mac, anything and just start typing out and your word the word that you're working on Oops, that one extended. So for your l's, I mean excusing for your ends. You see here on on this, I would go from side to side. Whenever you have a stroke like this, you're only going to come out this way, so that should not be there. And it's really easy to do that. What? It's fine. So, yeah, if you're not sure what your serve should look like, where they should go. Just go ahead and open up any sort of page document. Type out your word and choose a font like like times Roman or anything like that. Anything with a syrup on it and you can definitely see where they're supposed to go, and you can just copy that they're onto your word. So back to the beginning of when I talked about the crossbars, how we have all of our crossbars coming down real low you can also take the same alphabet and put them up high. So take this high, for example. We have moved it from down here up here, and it creates an entirely different look. Let me write it down again down here and then for a more standard look if you want to put it directly in the center, so they're three different highs. All you did was move the crossbars and they have three completely different looks. Add syrups to them. You can flat ones you can do block. You have three completely different looks, which is fantastic, and you can take the same exact off of it that you've learned here today. and do that to them. All you have to do is shift everything up to do that. As long as your whole word is consistent, it's gonna look just fine. See three different looks, all right? And that will conclude kind of like just the experimental part where I just wanted to show you all the things you can you after you've learned the letters and just start, just take the sheets. And if you want, take the phrasing teeth and just work on top and even just try out different letters. Different words do your name, your family's names, your friends names kind of helps to practice and up. Next. I will tell you our homework assignment before this class. 15. Assignment: All right, guys are classes over. I really hope you enjoyed everything, and you learned a lot. I want to give you a quick thank you and shut out to everyone who's, you know, stuck with me through this whole thing. I really appreciate it. Any feedback? Would we create? I can improve any future classes and now on to our homework assignment. So I just want you to let her any quote, song lyrics, something that's at least three or four words long in a block calligraphy style. It could be in any medium. You can do it on the practice sheets. Like the lines that I gave you on tracing paper and a sketchbook. Any material Want pencil pen marker, Whatever. As long as you have your fixing things so I can go ahead and see how you're doing with those. And I will give you guys feedback on our your pieces. Tell you what. Can you can improve what you're doing well, and I look forward to seeing everything. I'm sure they're gonna be awesome. So once again, thank you so much. Have a greedy