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Messages - Ken Fraser

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Show & Tell / Re: Calligraphic Styles
« on: August 23, 2021, 07:51:06 AM »
Good question K-2.  I think that I tend to work instinctively. I try not to over-think things as I feel that it might destroy the simple pleasure of writing.  And so, yes, I probably do make choice mistakes from time to time! :(


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No affiliation here, I'm just a great admirer of the beautiful pens produced by Brian Smith

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Show & Tell / Re: Calligraphic Styles
« on: August 13, 2021, 05:38:06 PM »
to K-2

Regarding the two forms of a - I have no particular preference and use either, depending on the content. I find that there is great variation in Blackletter scripts.

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Our Copperplate objective

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Show & Tell / Re: Calligraphic Styles
« on: August 11, 2021, 04:30:38 AM »
Thanks, Erica :)

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Show & Tell / Calligraphic Styles
« on: August 10, 2021, 08:28:44 AM »
Calligraphic styles

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Broad Edge Pen Calligraphy / Posted in error
« on: August 10, 2021, 05:59:01 AM »

Posted in error

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Written in a style of writing by George Shelley

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Show & Tell / Red red Rose
« on: August 08, 2021, 06:38:32 AM »
Extract from the poem by Robert Burns - written in a style of calligraphy by Marion Andrews


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Copperplate, Engrosser's Script, Roundhand Calligraphy / Re: Serenity
« on: August 08, 2021, 04:43:00 AM »
Thank you, Mike

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Copperplate, Engrosser's Script, Roundhand Calligraphy / Serenity
« on: August 07, 2021, 06:06:41 PM »
Serenity

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A small exercise in flourished, coloured gouache.

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A musical term
This G is written backwards starting with the exit hairline and with the paper rotated anti-clockwise.

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Decorative Copperplate

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Copperplate, Engrosser's Script, Roundhand Calligraphy / Copperplate
« on: July 23, 2021, 03:34:12 AM »
Original name for Copperplate.


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