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Offline Angelica acosta

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width of the x height
« on: March 01, 2018, 09:36:11 AM »
hello you guys, what is the traditional widht in inches or millimeters of the x height for copperplate? 4 mms?
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Re: width of the x height
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2018, 12:33:59 AM »
@Angelica acosta

Hi Angelica - there is no traditional size for writing Copperplate. The appropriate size is determined by composition you are working out.

I recommend 1/4 inch x-height for learning and practice as it allows us to see what is happening with the shades and transitions easier than at smaller x-heights. Besides, it is quite difficult to write well at smaller x-heights :-)

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Re: width of the x height
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2018, 11:21:37 AM »
thanks salman!!
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