Instructor Ashantai Yungai shares some advice for getting the most out of your experience when learning calligraphy (Actually, Tip #2 is great for when you’re acquiring any new skill!). Want to learn more? Take Broad Edged Calligraphy with Ashantai: LLART260
1.What do you desire to accomplish?
Knowing what your goal is, and why you’re learning this skill, helps to keep you motivated. More specifically,what do you intend to
use calligraphy for?
2.Adopt the 3Ps
Practice: Consistent improvement is gained with consistent practice –
Little by little, a little becomes A LOT!
Patience: A new skill takes time –
Give time time.
Perseverance/Persistence: The courage to ignore the obvious wisdom of turning back!
Holding your pen correctly is essential to creating calligraphy, as well as what the nib angle should be for the lettering style you are learning. (P.S. This is discussed in detail in Ashantai’s class.)