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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. ;)
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Absolutly recomend! Architecthure of fonts showed very well, by this class u will understand hoe actually letters is built
Trying be an illustrator
Thank you for the efficient tutorials with good camera work. They were easy and efficient to watch. No extra "fluff" in your content, which I appreciate when I have limited time to watch (and want more time to just practice).
Cottage Design — Founder / Designer
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, bold style choices, and a keen eye for aesthetics. As well as being published in multiple design blogs, books and magazines, Jackson was awarded the 10th Graphic Design Biennial in Brazil in 2013, also the Type Directors Club “Certificate of Typographic Excellence” in 2016 and was featured as “Member of the Month” of TDC on December 2016. Jackson continues to grow as an artist and encouraging others as well, teaching workshops around the world.