"Calligraphy allows children to approach their writing with the goal of producing something beautiful."
Deborah Davis, University of Chicago Laboratory School
Calligraphy for Kids
Bringing calligraphy into the classroom can add another dimension to your curricula. Through Getty-Dubay Italic Calligraphy: for School and Home, students become interested in the quality of their writing by hand, and the history of letters. With the DIY worksheets on this website, teachers and parents can incorporate vocabulary from language arts, history, science and other topics.
It is a natural transition from writing to calligraphy with italic.
Use calligraphy for cards, letters, posters, signs, labels — anywhere you want to make a creative statement that lasts. Controlling the angle of the edged pen as you write is the key, and Getty-Dubay Italic books are here to help.
Getty-Dubay Italic Calligraphy: for School & Home
by Inga Dubay
It's our the latest addition to the Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Series. Fall in love with letters with this handsome, hands-on introduction to calligraphy for students from 7 to 97. Internationally recognized calligrapher Inga Dubay takes you from your first strokes all the way to writing pangrams and quotations, with a window into the wondrous history of letters. You will find all the information you need to explore the benefits and beauty of calligraphy in school or at home. You will emerge with a solid grounding in italic calligraphy including capitals, lowercase, numerals. This program also goes beyond basic calligraphy skill to include word roots, most used words, greeting card design, and more. 64 pages. Read full description.
FREE online instructional videos and DIY worksheets extend the use of this book.
This book requires edged pen nib sizes of 2mm and 3.5mm. More about pens.
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