Improve your letters by practicing with two different colors

Over the past few weeks, I started this habit of using two different brush pen colors to demonstrate how I connect basic strokes to form letters. I used this method in a couple of videos on my YouTube channel, in videos and photos I posted on Instagram, and here on the blog. The feedback I haveContinue reading “Improve your letters by practicing with two different colors”

3 tips for connecting basic strokes to form letters

For the past eight weeks, we’ve reviewed and practiced the basic strokes every brush calligrapher should know. Once you master the basic strokes, you are ready to form letters. Read on to learn about three key aspects to connecting basic strokes when forming letters.

Basic brush calligraphy strokes: The full pressure stroke

Welcome to Part 8 of my Basic Brush Calligraphy Strokes series! So far, we have reviewed the: Entrance Stroke Underturn Stroke Overturn Stroke Compound Curve Oval Ascending stem loop Descending stem loop Before you get started, be sure to familiarize yourself with these previous posts: Brush pens recommended for beginners Holding your brush pen properly FacingContinue reading “Basic brush calligraphy strokes: The full pressure stroke”