Learn modern brush calligraphy with a kit that provides the workbook, brush pen, and instructive materials to teach yourself step-by-step. Perfect for beginners, brush calligraphy is a skill you can use to add a special touch during weddings, holidays, birthdays and other occasions.
- Calligraphy Workbook (14 Pages)
- 9x12 Tracing Paper Pad (50 Pages)
- Tombow Fudenosuke Hard Tip
- Suggested Materials Card
What does the Calligraphy Workbook cover?
This calligraphy kit will break down the basic strokes, lowercase, uppercase, and special occasion words that will ensure you can learn all the basic skills you need to write any word or phrase you'd like. It also provides 2 various formatted draft line sheets, so you can continue to practice without the letter guides and utilize a whole page for practice or longer calligraphy compositions. It also includes a brief snippet of tips and tricks, like how to hold a calligraphy brush pen.
What are the best calligraphy brush pens for beginners?
This kit uses the Tombow Fudenosuke Hard Tip brush pen because it's smaller nylon tip is incredibly durable, easier to control, and lasts longer than traditional fibrous brush pens. While there are many brush pen varieties the Tombow Fudenosuke is the perfect beginner brush pen that lets you focus on learning the form of calligraphy without having to also learn how to use a new tool.
What is Brush Calligraphy?
There are typically two types of calligraphy you will see - brush calligraphy and pointed pen calligraphy. This kit is designed to teach you the skills behind modern brush calligraphy, which utilizes a brush pen versus a pointed pen and nib that requires being dipped in ink. Brush calligraphy is usually the preferred introductory method to learning the fine motor skills and penmanship approach so you don't have to worry about additional materials and complications that can accompany pointed pen. It is also simpler in that you can accomplish the skill with a single pen, while pointed pen usually requires a pointed pen, various nibs, ink, blotters, and other equipment.