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Hi all,

 

I started doing Beginners' Calligraphy at Morley College (in London) in Autumn 2014, and wanted to share some of the results here for feedback / encouragement / advice / anything really!

 

I'm into the 2nd term, each term has one 2 1/2 hour session a week, for 10 weeks. We look at 3-ish hands per term, as well as touching on things like blind embossing, gilding, colour theory etc.

 

So it's a bit of a whistle stop tour of calligraphy, but it's giving me the desire to go deeper, and helped me improve a surprising amount. I was getting really frustrated practising alone, from books, as I was having the same problems over & over, but some guidance from a tutor in person has helped me address my difficulties. I need a lot more practice, but the photos below show pretty much where I'm at with Foundation Hand, Blackletter, Uncials, and Versals.

 

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Very nice indeed! Thanks for sharing this.I would love to see more of your work.

 

David

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