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Calligraphy instructions and alphabet templates

 

Calligraphy exercise books

Exercise booklet Gothic Round Hand

Thanks to its simple round shapes the Gothic Round Hand script is easy to write for calligraphy beginners. The booklet contains a short manual (in German language) and 10 pages with easy to follow patterns as well as one page of text with some additional information.

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Exercise Booklet

Gothic Round Hand

Price
5,90 €

All letters are marked with arrows to illustrate the stroke sequences. For each letter there is a line with brightened letters for going over and an empty line for your own try.

For this exercise booklet you need a 2.5mm lettering nib. A selection of lettering nibs can be found here.

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Exercise booklet Schwabacher

The script font "Schwabacher" is a little bit more difficult to write than the Gothic Round Hand. The booklet contains a short manual (in German language) and 10 pages with easy to follow patterns as well as one page of text with some additional information.

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Exercise booklet

Schwabacher script

Price
5,90 €

All letters are marked with arrows to illustrate the stroke sequences. For each letter there is a line with brightened letters for going over and an empty line for your own try.

For this exercise booklet you need a 2.5mm lettering nib. A selection of lettering nibs can be found here.

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Exercise booklet Kanzleischrift

The script font "Kanzleischrift" is relatively difficult to write and requires a certain amount of practice. The booklet contains a short manual (in German language) and 10 pages with easy to follow patterns as well as one page of text with some additional information.

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Exercise booklet

Kanzlei script

Price
5,90 €

All letters are marked with arrows to illustrate the stroke sequences. For each letter there is a line with brightened letters for going over and an empty line for your own try.

For this exercise booklet you need a 2mm lettering nib. A selection of lettering nibs can be found here.

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Exercise booklet with 3 different Calligraphy scripts

This Exercise booklet includes instructions (in German language) plus 28 sheets with easy to follow patterns for the learning of 3 different calligraphy script fonts: Carolingian Minuscule, Unzial and Bastarda Grande Llana.

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Exercise Book with

3 calligraphy scripts

Price
12,90 €

For this Exercise Book you need 2.5mm and 3mm lettering nibs. A selection of lettering nibs can be found here.

All letters are marked with arrows to illustrate the sequence of strokes for each letter. For each letter there is a line with brightened letters for going over and an empty line for your own try.

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Calligraphy Books and Alphabets

Speedball Textbook, 25th Edition

The 25th Edition of the Speedball Textbook offers contributions of 84 international renown calligraphers and graphic artists. Besides the numerous interesting features and instructions the English-language booklet contains plenty of modern and classical alphabets of different kinds. It is a source of inspiration to all calligraphers, designers and artists.

 

Format: 14 x 21,5cm, 120 pages, leftsided spiral binding

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Speedball Textbook, 25th Edition

Price
19,50 €

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Spitzfeder-Kalligraphie (pointed pen calligraphy), Stefanie Weigele

This book is written in German language.

Starting out from the elementary forms of English handwriting, Stefanie Weigele describes the path to modern pointed pen calligraphy. The exact depiction of the basic forms of letters, the design with decorative elements ("flourishing"), practical applications, the use of different writing tools and materials as well as suggestions for finding personal handwriting make this book an impressive and very inspiring work!

Format: 20 x 31.5cm, 240 pages, hardcover edition

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Spitzfeder-Kalligraphie, 240 pages, 20 x 31.5cm

Price
38,00 €

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Alphabet Collection with Instructions

Included in the Alphabet Collection are instructions for the use of lettering pens as well as 13 calligraphy script fonts and 3 examples of text. Also included are instructions for the left-handed.

The booklet contains the following script fonts:

Roman Type, Roman Italic, Rustica, Unzial, Carolingian Minuscule, Bastarda Grande Llana, Italian Minuscule, Textur, Gothic Script, Schwabacher, Old English Letter, Kanzlei and Gröschke Semibold

Here you can view the alphabets contained in the booklet.

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Alphabet Collection

Price
4,90 €

For the writing of the script fonts shown in the booklet, you need lettering nibs in different stroke widths. A selection of lettering nibs can be found here.

Schriftspiele, Experimentelle Kalligraphie, Denise Lach

The renowned typeface artist Denise Lach transforms photographic subjects from nature into typefaces in a fascinating way. More important to the author than the legibility of the typeface is the free creative translation of the motifs into an individual typeface. Handwriting offers everyone a very personal access to type textures and their various design possibilities. Apart from joy and enthusiasm, hardly any background in calligraphy is required to play with handwriting with different writing tools.

Format: 24.5 x 26.5cm, 192 pages, hardcover edition

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Schriftspiele, experimental calligraphy

192 pages, 24.5 x 26.5cm

Price
35,99 €

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Speedball, Elementary Alphabets

"Elementary Alphabets", the 24 pages beginners text-book, contains many alphabets and lots of information that is useful not only for beginners in the art of calligraphy. Thanks to the many illustrations the English-language booklet it is also inspiring and informative to those who are not familiar with the english language.

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Price
5,90 €

Calligraphy pocket guides

Writing with Lettering Nibs

This small leaflet includes a short manual for the use of lettering nibs. The snares that often make calligraphy difficult in the beginning are explained in a brief but clear way to avoid trouble right from the start.

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The use of Lettering nibs

Price
0,50 €

Whittling a Bamboo Pen

Leaflet with instructions for the whittling of a bamboo pen. Each step is illustrated with a descriptive picture. Measures: 7.5 x 14.8cm (folded)

The content of the leaflet can be viewed here.

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Instruction for the whittling of a bamboo pen (in German language)

Price
0,50 €