The most popular calligraphy worksheet on TPK is the Kaitlinwhich was used on the invitation suite above. I would imagine its popularity can be attributed to two things:
This water reservoir is to wash your nib periodically after writing, because after writing for a bit, your pen may not write properly. So just give it a swish and use a paper towel to dry it. The holder is just an easy way to hold your actual writing instrument, the nib, at an angle.
An oblique holder is not necessary but it has help me improve.
Also what the holder is made of is also irrelevant. I was gifted the wood one below, just to be clear If you do not have a Pointed pen or just ordered it you can still start learning the strokes of modern calligraphy with a Crayola Marker Here! If I dipped too deep I would just tap off some extra on the side of the inkwell.
Another habit I have recently formed from doing wedding calligraphy is to make a mini stroke or two on a scrap piece of paper to ensure calligraphy writing asmr maria are no blobs of too much ink.
Next hold the pen where it feels comfortable, which for me is illustrated in the picture below. Next, there are two main motions to learn, a light just the tip upstroke number 1 in the picture below and a slightly pressured downstroke number 2 below that lessens as you get lower.
There are some slightly different strokes required by different letters.
Your upstroke goes up as normal then you take your pen off the paper and move it horizontally right for a little bit then up and around in one smooth motion. Try it for yourself and see the difference! As you complete a line of sheet take the time to review your letters and rate them one of two things: In the long run it is always better to dip too early to replenish your ink than too late.
It is obvious that the ink is not flowing properly, so clean off your nib with the water and dry it with a paper towel. If this is still happening to you give it a good wash, you can use nail polish remover on a cotton swab. As this removes a bit of the protective oils that come with the nib that may be stopping proper ink flow.
If you already using this nib, the ink you are using is not the right thickness, and needs to be thinned out or thickened a little bit. Try, experiment, practice until you are where you want to be with your calligraphy skills. Feel confident with modern calligraphy now?
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