Learning to do Calligraphy? then try some of these files.
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# Our latest Free Download calligraphy training sheet, is for "Spencerian-Copperplate" PDF. It is from the original American Spencer style that allows quick hand lettering, mostly because of uncomplicated downstrokes, as with most Copperplate based styles. There are complete alphabet samples for Capitals & miniscules along with italic numerals, & some extra useful characters. Flourished CAPITALS are a prominent feature of this Classic Spencerian letterform. Download, learn & practise this simplified Copperplate hand for free...
# See the Ornasonova webpage for more information & equipment you can buy, for our Spencerian or Copperplate Fountain-Pen with Angle-Holder. It uses the Zebra Manga G dip-nib for this latest extraordinary development in modern calligraphy.
# This Free Download calligraphy training sheet, is for "Bispo-Nova Italic" PDF. It is a modern-simplified-Italic style that allows very quick written hand lettering, mostly because of the lack of serifs to complicate nib strokes. There are complete alphabet samples for Capitals and miniscules along with italic numerals and some extra useful characters. Also a short section on flourishes. Download and learn this beaut' hand for free...
# There are four example alphabets in this series, get all of them when you buy an Osmiroid Dip Set Choose your nib sizes from three available sets. I.E By buying the Osmiroid Calligraphy or the Italic Dip Set, you would get the best sizes of nib for practise work, the kind of size nib that teachers would recommend.
# Or you might like to browse through our books on calligraphy to see books with whole chapters on teaching the basics and other styles.
How to care for your 'OSMIROID' Fountain pen nib units, cure the worst problems that can occur, like ink blocked nib units, buckled nibs, or just needing to fit a new size of nib? Plus troubleshooting tips.
Here is a vintage calligraphy book from the 1950's, for anyone who wants to learn calligraphy, as it was in older times. It has some very creative & stimulating chapters. Available as a downloadable PDF, with a mouse selectable index for easy access. The Speedball Textbook, 17th Edition, 1956, edited by Ross.F. George.