External link: History of styles of script.


Two styles of pointed pen calligraphy that have been enjoying a resurgence in popularity are Copperplate and Spencerian scripts.


Presentation by Joseph Vitolo


Lessons in Ornamental Penmanship, P.Z. Bloser (Copies by E.A. Lupfer), 1948


ornamental cover

Image: Principles of Spencerian Script, Seldom Dunton, 1863.


Images: example writing.


In this article we will examine the various styles of pointed pen script and the sometimes confusing terminology that apply.

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