Copperplate Calligraphy Precision Practice + Free Guide Sheet

On March 9th, 2020, I decided to start getting back into Copperplate practice, to hold myself accountable, I started doing live practice sessions!

As the practice group grew, I wanted to make the session more intentional, so we can perfect our craft!

Copperplate Calligraphy Precision Practice (C2P2) Sessions

I’m calling the practice session, Copperplate Calligraphy Precision Practice (C2P2) session.

Every Wednesday morning, I’ll post a video to show what we’ll be working on, and at night, we’ll do 15-20 minutes of intentional practice!

The live sessions are held on Wed nights 9:30-10pm EST on IG. (The live video will be saved for 24 hours)

 

The 7 basic Copperplate Calligraphy Strokes

Copperplate Calligraphy Precision Practice 01 - ovals

01: Ovals

 

C2P2 02 copperplate full pressure stroke

02: Full Pressure Stroke

 

Copperplate Calligraphy Precision Practice: Underturn

03: Underturn

 

Copperplate Calligraphy Practice Overturn

04: Overturn

 

Copperplate Calligraphy Practice Compound Curve

05: Compound Curve

 

copperplate calligraphy ascender loop

06: Ascender Loop

 

Copperplate Calligraphy descender loop

07: Descender Loop

 

Copperplate Calligraphy entry stroke

08: Entry Stroke

 

Get my special guide sheets!

One of the main struggles I keep hearing is stroke consistency. This is also something that I personally struggle with!

That’s why I created these guidesheets!

 

A little bit more about these guidesheets

These guidesheets are set up in a such a way that will help you visualize your stroke while you’re practicing!

Each spacing (x-height, 1st ascender, 2nd ascender) is divided into thirds, these are meant to serve as a visual cue and specific places to aim your strokes! Utilizing this guide, you can get yourself ready to increase or decrease pressure, or prepare yourself for any turns, and have specific spots where you can aim for, while keeping the width consistent!

 

In the file, you’ll get four guidelines.

warm up guidelines

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up Drill

 

 

Calligraphy 5mm guideline

 

 

 

 

 

5mm 2:1:2 ratio Guideline

 

 

Calligraphy 6mm guideline

 

 

 

 

 

6mm 2:1:2 ratio Guideline

 

 

Calligraphy 8mm guideline

 

 

 

 

 

8mm 2:1:2 Guideline

 

 

 

If stroke consistency is something you struggle with, go and download my guidelines below NOW!

Looking forward to practicing with you!

 

YES! I’d like a copy of the 4 guidelines please! 

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