How To: Write the letter Q in calligraphy copperplate

Write the letter Q in calligraphy copperplate

In this Fine Art video tutorial you will learn how to write the letter Q in calligraphy copperplate. Hamid Reza Ebrahimi shows you how to this using a Brause & Co No 86 nib, Persian traditional black calligraphy ink, Brause marbled penholder and Persian leather pasteboard and Steinbach pasteboard. To write the capital "Q", dip the nib in to the ink, then starting at the 2nd horizontal line, write upwards touching the top line. Then continue writing downwards till you touch the 4th line and now go upwards. Continue slightly short of the top line and then write parallel to the previous line and come down towards the 4th line again. Watch the video for the full demonstration and to see how to write the small case "q".

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