Hein (fub) wrote,

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Calligraphy progress

As you might know, I'm doing a course-by-mail in calligraphy. Last week I sent in my first homework: two sentences in the capitalis quadrata (the square letters the Romans used on their inscriptions). Yesterday I got it back: I got a 7. I'm a bit proud: I'm not exactly known for my great handwriting or fine motor skills.

Right now, I'm working on the third alphabet, the unicaal. In the text, it said that the Libra font was based on this alphabet -- and that's one of the fonts I'll be buying next week! I might carve large 'miniatures' to use as capitals, if I want to set larger texts...
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