Most calligraphy teachers aren't sure what to do with us lefties and I almost feel guilty when I walk into a classroom and admit that I'm left-handed. This is what I’ve learned after 4 years of putting pen to paper.
The following is a compilation of posts about left-handed calligraphy taken from Cyberscribes, a Yahoo Discussion group.
Image: an illustration of different techniques.
External link: While there is a common perception that fountain pens are problematic for left-handers, the truth is that lefties love fountain pens.
Clear, legible writing is vital to ensure the other person receives the correct information. Children must be taught to write clearly and comfortably in order to carry that skill throughout life.
External link: Teaching a child to write with his or her left hand is not just the opposite from teaching how to write right-handed.