I offer basic practice sheets with different calligraphic styles for free. Thousands of students have downloaded these and used them to improve their modern calligraphy skills, find their own style, or just add a bit of variety to their practice.
4 different calligraphy styles for free
I’ve assembled these worksheets for anyone who wants to get started with modern calligraphy or who wants to learn a new calligraphic style. You can choose between 4 writing styles, each is a little bit different and has its own personality. All in all it’s a mixture of styles that I use in my own work and some fun variants.
I’ve designed the practice sheets so that you can print them out and practice directly on the paper (if you use high quality printer paper that can be used with a calligraphy pen) or you can just print them off and use them with a lightbox and a sheet of layout paper.
For each style there’s a whole alphabet, caps and lower case, as well as numbers and basic punctuation.
The styles in detail:
No. 1: A basic round, classic style
No. 2: a bit fancy, more dramatic style
No. 3: a very elegant style, with a few flourishes
No. 4: an informal upright script style
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To learn the basic calligraphy techniques check out my Beginner’s Guide to Modern Calligraphy, it’s a complete walkthrough for beginners and I’ve collected plenty of tips and basic rules there to make the start of your journey as easy as possible.
I hope you’ll enjoy the practice sheets! If you have any questions or comments on this topic, please feel free to leave a comment below!