Calligraphy Practice Guidelines are essential for anyone learning or practising the beautiful art of calligraphy. This free calligraphy worksheets that you can download and print on your home or office printer will make all the difference to your calligraphy.
What are calligraphy practice guidelines?
The free calligraphy worksheets will help you gain a good proportion to your letterforms and words. The guidelines will also help you write words, names, sentences on a straight line. Writing freehand without calligraphy practice guidelines will be difficult as it is sometimes hard to write anything on a straight line and your writing may end up wonky!
Learning calligraphy with this worksheet will help you practice and make it enjoyable and you will also be able to develop your calligraphy skills. All calligraphers use calligraphy practice guidelines.
How to use these free calligraphy worksheets?
For best results, print the guidelines worksheet on premium paper or layout paper with a laser printer. Alternatively you can print on any paper and place a piece of layout paper on top to see through to the guidelines and help you practice.
There is a guide on how to use this worksheet which you will receive with the download of the calligraphy practice guidelines.
Here is a brief explanation of each of the lines:
Line marked with a ‘A’ is the ascender line. Line marked with a ‘D’ is the descender line. The line below the ‘X’ line is called the base line (a really important line). The line above the ‘X’ is called the waist line (another important line).
How can I improve my calligraphy skills further?
The best way to get good at anything is to practice, but at Babooche Calligraphy, we understand your desire to learn calligraphy properly. There is no fast method for learning calligraphy but we have some great resources available to you. We offer in-person and online calligraphy workshops which you can book on our website.
Best of luck with your calligraphy practice!