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Re: Copperplate Grids
« Reply #30 on: November 20, 2014, 10:20:02 AM »
Hi.
What's the best size to use to begin my journey with on the minuscule alphabet? 
For reference I'm using Eleanor Winters' book as guidance & have A4 sheets.
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Re: Copperplate Grids
« Reply #31 on: November 20, 2014, 11:21:46 AM »
 Eleanor's book says 1/4 of an inch. which is about  6.35 mm  and E.A Lupfer says to start off at  3/8 of an inch which is about 9.52 mm. Then after you feel    comfortable reduce size for need.

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Re: Copperplate Grids
« Reply #32 on: November 20, 2014, 12:51:27 PM »
Thanks.
I'll try a few different sizes & see how I get on.
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Re: Copperplate Grids
« Reply #33 on: December 03, 2014, 10:25:47 AM »
My oc-ness kicked in and I just had to do my own copperplate grids using Adobe Illustrator. It's in letter size with 1/4" x-height, 3:2:3 ratio, and 55 slant lines (.5" between slant lines).  :)
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Re: Copperplate Grids
« Reply #34 on: December 03, 2014, 07:35:50 PM »
Thanks.
I'll try a few different sizes & see how I get on.
Promise not to laugh  ;)

Nobody here will laugh at you, don't worry!  (And if they do, we'll make them very sorry :D)

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Re: Copperplate Grids
« Reply #35 on: December 03, 2014, 08:49:44 PM »
My oc-ness kicked in and I just had to do my own copperplate grids using Adobe Illustrator. It's in letter size with 1/4" x-height, 3:2:3 ratio, and 55 slant lines (.5" between slant lines).  :)

i like it :) thanks for sharing :)
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Re: Copperplate Grids
« Reply #36 on: December 08, 2014, 06:38:49 AM »
Thanks so much for this!
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Re: Copperplate Grids
« Reply #37 on: December 09, 2014, 09:13:33 AM »
Hi All! These guidelines are great everyone - thank you for sharing. During the summer I found some practice sheets/ guidelines in various scales by Bob Hurford. I foolishly wrote on some and now I can't find them on the net. Anyone here know where they are lurking? :)
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Re: Copperplate Grids
« Reply #38 on: December 10, 2014, 07:24:45 AM »
Thank you for all the variety of grids! They make life so much easier.
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Re: Copperplate Grids
« Reply #39 on: December 24, 2014, 01:10:14 AM »
thank youuuuu

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Re: Copperplate Grids
« Reply #40 on: December 28, 2014, 02:32:00 AM »
Thanks so much for these grids. Helped a lot especially to newbies like me  :) :) :)
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Re: Copperplate Grids
« Reply #41 on: December 29, 2014, 03:06:17 PM »
Wow, thank you so much!!! I love it when other people do the "dirty work" for me! ;) Sending karma love your way....
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Re: Copperplate Grids
« Reply #42 on: January 02, 2015, 03:50:04 AM »
Thank you so much for posting these guides. So great for practice and to use!

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Re: Copperplate Grids
« Reply #43 on: January 03, 2015, 03:21:42 PM »
Thanks, Estefa! I printed them all off and i just slide them under my practice pad-works like a charm, even without my lightbox!  :)
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Re: Copperplate Grids
« Reply #44 on: January 04, 2015, 02:23:45 AM »
Thanks all for your thanks :). Yes, Sarah, I also use them without a light box! I made some more and will try to think of uploading them!
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