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THE ART OF HAND LETTERING

Thornbrook Park is book cover project earlier this year which involved a lot of quick preliminary studies. Three different versions were required for presentation. The sketch examples are at beginning, middle and end of the sketch process. I recall about fifty preliminary studies before getting the final roughs scanned to use as Illustrator templates. Even though the sketches are rather crude all the info needed to begin vector drawing is in place. THE ART OF HAND LETTERING
The CAPITAL gothic writing tutorial below is presented from A-Z -- assuming you already know how to manipulate a calligraphy pen for lower-case gothic letters. If not, you may want to try out some of the other Gothic pages first ... Helpfully, this particular gothic alphabet contains many similar forms, so once you've learned one letter, chances are you'll find others easier. Useful info about gothic majuscules There are many, many varieties of majuscules (capital letters) used in gothic writing. More Gothic Writing: Capital Gothic Letters A-Z More Gothic Writing: Capital Gothic Letters A-Z