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“Taking up arms” and Batarde Gothic

The hardest part of learning calligraphy has definitely been getting the right posture, because I tend to slouch when I write. Also, like pretty much everyone I know I write only by moving my fingers. 642 more words


Uncial First Thoughts

Despite everything I said before about the same strokes used in many hands, a new hand is still a new hand. 163 more words


The Grave

The inscription from the Horn of Valere, from the “Wheel of Time” saga.


6th Century: Insular Majuscule

Books, Miniatures, Writing and Supports
(Timeline Project)

6th c—Insular Majuscule developed in Ireland from Half-Uncial; innovations include ligatures, creative stretching and shaping of letters and wedged or triangular serifs. 89 more words

Bookbinding Timeline