Practicing Roman capitals with small, flat brushes.
Saying thank you is always a good excuse to practice calligraphy!
Some recent morning brush practice
– a single alphabet of Fraktur based on the variations of calligrapher Luca Barcellona,
whose work I’ve recently discovered.
When you practice music every day, for example playing the piano,
you don’t really generate anything tangible.
It’s all internal or fleeting audible.
But doing calligraphy regularly one eventually accumulates pages and pages of experiments,
tries and just plain practice.
Here are a couple of sheets of recent morning brush practice.
Besides lettering practice, I’m also experimenting with polyrhythm on these pages.
Final project rough draft for a 5-week class in italic.