THEARTISTCOLLECTION . . Hey ABCers! We are pleased to introduce Esther of @swellafternooncalligraphy: Hello, I'm Esther, calligrapher behind Swell Afternoon Calligraphy in St. Louis, Missouri. For years I wantd to try calligraphy and finally I took a beginners class learning my first calligraphy hand, Uncial script 5 years ago! I instantly fell in love! I practiced every day since and took every continuing class I could to further my lettering studies. Participating in the Handlettered AB...
N for "Needs some help." Okay, David @masgrimes, can I have some #criticalpractice critique please, specifically with the majuscule? Feeling like my angles are all off as I'm not really sure if any of the strokes should be on the 55* (ignore the loopdy-doop at the end - I know that's not Zanerian ). #abcs_n #handletteredabcs_2016 #handletteredabcs #copperplatecalligraphy #engrosserscript
The letter M. I always 'skip' parts in letters that require my hand to cross back over pigment, workin on it🙄. but omg so shaky trying to fill that back in haha 😜 . This is just on regular copy paper, and song is Bloom by Odesza.
Look at your negative white space as much as you look at your lines. This helps to understand overall balance and spacing of the flourishes --- Using holder with Leonardt Principal EF nib with gray gouache ink ---