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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.

Übungsblätter Rundgotisch

Übungsblätter

Rundgotisch

Exercise Booklet

Gothic Round Hand

Preis: Price: 3,90 €

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.   The following pictures can be enlarged.

Anleitung Rundgotisch, Beispiel 1
Anleitung Rundgotisch, Beispiel 2

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.

Übungsblätter Schwabacher

Übungsblätter

Schwabacher

Exercise booklet

Schwabacher script

Preis: Price: 3,90 €

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.   The following pictures can be enlarged.

Anleitung Schwabacher, Beispiel 1
Anleitung Schwabacher, Beispiel 2

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.

Übungsblätter Kanzleischrift

Übungsblätter

Kanzleischrift

Exercise booklet

Kanzlei script

Preis: Price: 3,90 €

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.   The following pictures can be enlarged.

Übungsblätter Kanzleischrift
Anleitung Kanzleischrift, Beispiel 2

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.

Kalligraphie-Übungsblätter zum Erlernen der Kunstschriften Karolingische Minuskel, Unziale und Bastarda Grande Llana

Übungsblätter mit

3 Schriftarten

Exercise Book with

3 calligraphy scripts

Preis: Price: 7,90 €

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.

Übungsblatt, Beispiel 1Übungsblatt, Beispiel 2

Übungsblatt, Beispiel 3

Exercise Book, Example 1 Exercise Book, Example 2

Calligraphy Alphabets

Speedball Textbook, 24th Edition

The Speedball Textbook in its 24th edition offers contributions of 91 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 artist.

 

Format: 22 x 14cm, 120 pages, leftsided spiral binding

 

The price is reduced from 14.90 to 11.90 Euros: Some of the edges are pushed in and the lateral margins are yellowed a little bit due to wrong storage. Apart from that the books are in mint condition.

Speedball Textbook, 24. Auflage, 24th edition, A comprehensive guide to pen and brush lettering

Speedball Textbook

(reduzierter Preis)

Speedball Textbook

(reduced price)

Preis: Price: 11,90 €

Click on the pictures to enlarge them:

Speedball Textbook, Seite 26
Speedball Textbook, Seite 36
Speedball Textbook, Seite 99
Speedball Textbook, Seite 63
Speedball Textbook, Seite 71
Speedball Textbook, Seite 80
Speedball Textbook, Seite 86
Speedball Textbook, Seite 89

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.

Elementary Alphabets, 24 Seiten, Zahlreiche Alphabet-Vorlagen mit vielen Informationen und Anleitungen

Elementary Alphabets

Elementary Alphabets

Preis: Price: 4,90 €

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.

Alphabete-Sammlung mit Anleitung zum Schreiben mit der Bandzugfeder

Alphabete-Sammlung

Alphabet Collection

Preis: Price: 3,90 €

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.

Calligraphy Instructions and Manuals

Copperplate Script, a Yin & Yang approach

Paul Antonio is a real master in writing the "Copperplate Script". In great detail he describes numerous forms and variations of this elegant script and gives countless suggestions and informations about the use of flexible pen nibs. Also for enthusiasts of the "Anglaise" all finer points and technicalities in the use of pointed nibs can be learned with this comprehensive manual.

Format: 22 x 28cm, 132 pages, leftsided spiral binding

Copperplate Script von Paul Antonio, A Yin & Yang approach

Copperplate Script

Copperplate Script

Preis: Price: 29,90 €

Click on the pictures to enlarge them:

Copperplate Script von Paul Antonio, Titelseite
Copperplate Script von Paul Antonio, Alphabet
Copperplate Script von Paul Antonio, Majuskel
Copperplate Script von Paul Antonio, Minuskel
Copperplate Script von Paul Antonio, script sample

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.

Das Schreiben mit der Bandzugfeder, Kurzanleitung

Das Schreiben mit der Bandzugfeder

The use of Lettering nibs

Preis: Price: 0,50 €

Anglaise exercise booklet

Included in this small exercise booklet are 12 pages with patterns for the learning of the popular script "Anglaise". The manual is written in french language. Measures: 22.5 x 16.5cm, 12 pages

Übungsheft zum Schreiben der Englischen Schreibschrift AnglaiseBeispiel Übungsblatt Anglaise

Übungsheft für die Anglaise

Exercise booklet for Anglaise

Preis: Price: 4,90 €

For the writing of the letters in this booklet a pointed nib with medium flexibility is recommended. A selection of pointed nibs can be found here.

Writing with flexible pen nibs

This leaflet is available in German language only. Measures: 4-paged leaflet, 21 x 8.5cm (folded)

The content of the leaflet can be viewed here.

Instruction for the use of flexible pen nibs

Anleitung zum Schreiben mit elastischen Federn

Instruction leaflet for the use of flexible pen nibs

Preis: Price: 0,20 €

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.

Anleitung zum Schneiden einer Bambusfeder

Anleitung zum Schneiden einer Rohrfeder

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

Preis: Price: 0,30 €