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Offline Ken Fraser

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Copperplate & Spencerian comparison
« on: November 15, 2018, 06:17:28 PM »
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Re: Copperplate & Spencerian comparison
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2019, 06:10:04 PM »
Absolutely gorgeous and exactly what I was looking for today; a comparison of Copperplate and Spencerian that would show me the difference in a controlled and concise manor. Thank you for taking the time to pen and post this!!


I'm pretty new to calligraphy, especially the pointed pen hands, so your exemplar did raise one question.


Is the crossing stroke on the terminal 't' of the Spencerian part intentionally omitted, a normal part of the hand, mistakenly omitted, an optional variant, or ... ?


Thanks again!
Dan

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Re: Copperplate & Spencerian comparison
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2019, 10:10:04 AM »
@Ken Fraser Beautiful work!  I am trying to learn Spencerian & I really appreciate your comparison!

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Re: Copperplate & Spencerian comparison
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2019, 05:55:32 PM »
Dan,

I think that the final upstroke of the letter t implies the conventional cross-stroke and in cancelling it out, thereby enhances the natural flow of the writing - and it looks good IMHO. ;D