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Calligraphy Practice

Lately for fun, I have practiced with actual calligraphy pens... creating some samples for  addressed invitations.  This is a modified but traditional Italic hand below.





This practice may come in handy one day with some events on the horizon.  
I hope to add some new, more original and modern hands soon to my sample collection.


I enjoy hand-lettering with inspirational words as an embellishment to my watercolor floral series.  I usually create those letters by pencil sketch and then add the ink with layers of fine pens.  My goal is to get this "hand" represented below in my sample collection soon because this style would work well as table cards.




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