Starting our calligraphy practice straight on plain paper is a recipe for a disaster! The grids and guidelines help keep each letters’ height, weight spacing, etc consistent.
Calligraphy practice sheets can be downloaded from various free resources online or can be drawn out using a pencil and a ruler.
Mistake #3- Holding the brush pen/marker at a wrong angle
The best way to hold a brush marker is at a 45-degrees angle (the back end of your marker would be pointing to the corner of the ceiling).
This serves two purposes – your strokes will flow freely, even the transitions from thin to thick or thick to thin, and holding the pen at a 45-degrees angle won’t fray your brush pen/marker.
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