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Offline Jehu

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Has anyone used Mills' 'Modern Business Penmanship'?
« on: May 03, 2021, 08:11:45 PM »
Hey folks,

From internet searches I know that a lot of people recommend E.C. Mills' Modern Business Penmanship to learn and practice business writing/monoline Spencerian.

But how is it to be used? It just seems to be a series of examples and exercises with no guidance on how to put them to practice. Are we just meant to go through each plate one-by-one in sequence? Am I missing something?

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Re: Has anyone used Mills' 'Modern Business Penmanship'?
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2021, 11:03:53 AM »
Yes, this is an excellent book. And yes, you go through each page, one by one. It walks you through beginning to end. Start from the very beginning where it begins with pen hold. Then the warm up drills (which are integral to developing muscle memory). Then the strokes, then the letters.  ;D
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