Lessons in Calligraphy and Penmanship
Welcome to the IAMPETH Lessons pages. Here you will find a wealth of material for learning
calligraphy and penmanship. Cursive handwriting, Ornamental Penmanship, Copperplate, Spencerian
script - we have lessons on these and much more.
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Guidelines #1 (Adobe pdf file)
Guidelines #2 (Adobe pdf file)
script - small (gif)
Engrosser's script - large (gif)
Three-eighths blue line (Adobe pdf file)
Three-eighths black line (Adobe pdf file)
Half-inch blue line (Adobe pdf file)
Half-inch black line (Adobe pdf file)
Five-eighths blue line (Adobe pdf file)
Five-eighths black line (Adobe pdf file)
Copperplate Practice Sheets by Bob Hurford
Foundational Guidesheet by Marian Gault
Madarasz Spencerian Guidelines #1 by Ron Tate (Adobe pdf file)
Madarasz Spencerian Guidelines #2 by Ron Tate (Adobe pdf file)
Madarasz Guidesheet by Nilesh Chakraborty (Adobe pdf file)
55 degree slant, linespacing from 3mm to 8mm - A4 size (Adobe pdf file)
55 degree slant, linespacing from 3mm to 8mm - Letter size (Adobe pdf file)
Guidelines used in Dr. Vitolo's Engrossers script videos, Dr. Joe Vitolo
Make your own guidelines
Capital Letters on Guidelines, Dr. Joe Vitolo
Guidelines by Gabriel Pereira of Enzo and Ziti
#1 - 52 degree slant, 2.4 mm x-height by Achim
#2 - 52 degree slant, 3 mm x-height by Achim
Study as much as you practice.
Know what you want to execute.
Use only the best materials.
Keep your pens very clean.
Watch your slant carefully.
Master one style at a time.
Sit up, don't slouch, and breathe regularly.
- Louis Madarasz (view