After gaining confidence with the italic you will find you may begin to deviate from strict rhythmic principles and apply them more freely, resulting in livelier calligraphy. These are advanced techniques, do not expect to master them in a short time, but open your mind to them and allow aspects to filter into your own approach as you gradually gain experience.

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Calligraphy with Swing



Dangerous Lines



Playing on the Rhythm



Wild Swash Capitals




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