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Stroke Practice with a Straight Holder

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Comes with Ms. Shimano's original guid sheet! (Available after purchasing)


This lesson shows you how to practice strokes with a straight holder.





This tutorial shows ways of practicing strokes with a straight holder.
It's a perfect lesson for those who are new to using straight holders.

A nib is the pen tip that is used in calligraphy writing.
To use a nib, you will need to insert it into a pen holder.

The holder comes in two types: an oblique holder and a straight holder,
and each holder has a different shape.

In calligraphy, the letters should have a 55° slant.
The oblique holder has a flange that is already slanted at this angle.

While the straight holder doesn't have this angle and needs to be held at an angle,
some people prefer writing with a straight holder.

Maki Shimano teaches how to write with an oblique holder in another lesson,
but this time she shows how to write using a straight holder.

It lets you practice strokes which make up letters when writing with a straight holder.

◯How to hold the holder at an angle
◯The correct angle of the pen against the paper
◯Tips for making upstrokes and downstrokes

The lesson introduces the above tips and points.

It also explains how to set the nib into the straight holder,
so it is a suitable lesson for beginners as well.

In addition to the strokes, this lesson also explains how to write numbers.



It also comes with a worksheet which you can download and practice as many times as you like!

Students to this lesson can download the worksheet
from the bottom of the video.

Make several copies of the worksheet
and practice many times as you watch the lesson.
*Not a traceable practice sheet, but a sheet with guidelines.

Once you have learned the basic strokes, use these strokes to write the alphabet through the
Writing the Alphabets with a Straight Holderlesson!
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