Modern Calligraphy: An Intensive Practice Workbook

Modern Calligraphy: An Intensive Practice Workbook

by Kestrel Montes


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781732750500
Publisher: inkmethis
Publication date: 12/19/2018
Pages: 166
Sales rank: 953,057
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.45(d)

About the Author

Kestrel Montes is a professional calligrapher and owner of inkmethis living in the Northern California wine country of Sonoma County. Kestrel offers calligraphy services, custom stamps and luxury supplies for calligraphers. Specializing in event calligraphy and digital font creation, With a career background in education, Kestrel now teaches calligraphy and mentors aspiring professional calligraphers in their business ventures. Kestrel enjoys sharing her creative process and insights through her Instagram page @inkmethis.

Table of Contents

Getting Started

How to Practice

Using Exemplars

Writing Speed

Using Slant Lines

Lettering Anatomy

What's a Font

Proper Nib Angle

Proper Grip

Paper Placement & Writing Zone

Lefty Lettering

Nib Anatomy

Nib Variety

Best Practice Nibs

Nib & Flange Alignment

Nib Preparation & Care

Nib Longevity

Dipping in Ink

Best Practice Inks

Ink Mixing

Best Practice Paper

Supply Lists

Basic Strokes





Connecting Letters

Whole Words

Challenge Practice

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