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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Spencer's New Standard Writing, Spencer Brothers, 1884
Practical Penmanship, Spencer Brothers, 1885
Spencerian Script, taken from Real Penwork, 1881
of Spencerian Script, Seldom Dunton, 1863
Letter, a beautiful sample of writing
Letter to Henry Cadam, another beautiful sample
Gaskell's Compendium of Forms (the section on Writing), G.A. Gaskell, 1883
Spencerian Ladies Hand
Ladies Hand exemplar 1
Ladies Hand exemplar 2
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