You will need
- Comfortable working Desk, pens, notebooks, computer, Internet access, printer.
Set up your work space. To develop a beautiful handwriting, will have to train several hours a day, so be careful about the convenience, not at the moment, when you get a sore back and eyes. Beauty written in the first place, depends on the correct position of the body. So pick up the chair on which you sit comfortably, the neck will not tighten. The back of the chair should be rigid. Remember that both feet must stand firmly on the floor, so pick a chair with adjustable seat height. Lighting is also very important. It is desirable that the table was by the window, and the light should fall from the opposite writing hand side.
Purchase consumables. You will need a ballpoint pen (plain, blue, transparent, any recommended first-graders). Later, when you will get beautiful letters, it is better to go with a ballpoint pen on the pen, take care of buying it in advance. You will also need a notebook with a diagonal line to unlearn from flourishes and to develop the inclination, and later will not need a lot of lined A4 sheets.
Download some calligraphic font and install it into the system. Very suitable for these purposes, the font Primo. Open any text or graphic editor and write the downloaded font favorite poem. Adjust the font size, spacing, and other parameters so that the line was similar to the handwritten, and print the result. Put on top of the sheet with printed verse clean sheet of paper and carefully trace the words. Every hour of workouts like try to write on their own, without backing.
When handwriting will more or less emerge, sit down to rewrite your favorite story. Completely having filled a couple of notebooks with a diagonal line, keeping the slope, start generating handwriting on a completely clean sheet. By this time it is already possible to defer a ballpoint pen and take the pen. If every day to allow sufficient time for the exercise of his handwriting, then after one to two weeks, your letters will never know.
Do not try to develop a reference calligraphic handwriting. It is hardly possible to do if you have 30 years wrote like chicken scratch. But to make your handwriting beautiful and clear possible, most importantly - patience.
Any notes and records that you have to do, try to write beautifully, slowly, observing the slope and the size of the letters.
Advice 2 : How to write calligraphy
Writes "chicken scratch", "the doctor" - is today often hear about the handwriting of a person. Not only that, from the time of Peter I the font of the manuscripts is constantly changed and simplified, so now with the development of computer technology, people just stopped writing by hand. And there are few who can boast of calligraphic handwriting.
You will need
- is a special recipe;
- - writing instruments.
In pre-revolutionary time in schools, calligraphy was a separate subject and was considered a very important science. Then the beauty of the written letters attached to the fact that the words on the paper were deposited tear-off method. And therefore had more opportunities and time to gently withdraw the letter. However, after the next school reform in 1968 the Ministry of education made the decision that it is necessary to increase the speed of writing in children by rejecting the detachable manner of writing letters. At the same time abolished and special lines of exercise books, which helped to write the words correctly on paper. Therefore, in order to learn to write calligraphy, you need to use a special recipe. They are marked by special markings, which helps to write the letters under the correct slope. Also in this recipe marked the point at which you need to trace the letter as required by rules of calligraphy. The main advantage of this layout is that the hand writing automatically takes the desired position, and registers the letter on the right path.
Is based the principle of calligraphy on the notion that each letter has its own formula of writing. Knowing her, the man who writes, will automatically know? where and how to put a handle on how to properly maintain the line and where the letter the letter should end. And of course, calligraphic letter must be separated. Otherwise to prescribe nice letter will not work. It is the spelling of words - with little respite, is considered the most physiologic for the person. All the lines in the letters and words should be smooth, gently rounded and brought to its logical conclusion.
Also on the beauty of handwriting is influenced by many other factors. One of them - wrong posture while writing. Never sitting crooked man with bent head and unnaturally twisted neck begin to write beautifully. Letters should be written with a single slope, i.e. on paper to look uniform. If the person is sitting incorrectly, he periodically changing the angle of view, and hence the slope of the letters. And this is a violation of the laws of calligraphy.
Another of the conditions for the production of beautiful handwriting - the correct paper position for writing. Lie she needs exactly with a maximum slope of 20 degrees (no more!). The middle of the written text must correspond to the middle of his chest. It also helps to keep the slant of the letters when writing in the right direction.
And of course, don't worry that at first not all it turns out that writing one word takes a very long time. All of this experience develops and acquires the necessary speed. But after several hard training your handwriting can hardly be called ugly and incomprehensible.
Advice 3 : How to make a font
Each designer or artist to give the uniqueness of your art you have to develop your own font. This can be done through specialized programs that allow you to create your own set of characters with just a few clicks.
You will need
- program Font Creator;
- - Adobe Photoshop
One of the most popular and easy programs to create a fontin Windows is Font Creator. Download and install the application.
Click the "Create new font" (for the English version – "New").
In the top row, select "Insert" ("Insert") – "Symbols" (Characters). In the line Fonts select font Arial or Times New Roman. Find the index of the first letter "A" fontand (if you plan to create a Russian font, respectively, "A", select Russian), which appears when you select character in the field Selected Character. Similarly, find the index of the letter "I" (or Z for English font.
In the field "Add these character, enter two numbers separated by the sign "-" (e.g., "$0310-$034F"). The template is ready.
Draw in Photoshop own set of characters, save each letter as a separate graphic file. You can also draw the characters on paper, then scan, and save them in Photoshop as separate files.
Select in Font Creator matches the template symbol and click on "Import Image". Select "Load" and open the folder where you saved the letter.
Adjust the letters in the appropriate boxes (Threshold). After making all settings and import letters press "Generate".
Double click on the square with the letter. Adjust all the margins with the appropriate lines that will appear on the display (using the mouse). The bottom line is responsible for the regulation of maximum limit for letters with additional elements (C, y, z). The second bottom line will serve as a support for the letter. Third from the bottom is responsible for the height of the small letters and the fourth for the height of capital letters and digits. The fifth line indicates the line of the top edge of the row.
After the settings are saved and the font put it in the folder "C:WindowsFonts", then restart the computer. The font is painted and installed.
Creating and rendering high-quality own font takes a lot of time.
Advice 4 : How to write in Gothic script
Writing in one of the custom fonts will add appeal to him. And in some cases its use can serve as a method of text styling, as exemplified by Gothic font.
First need to find and install the appropriate Gothic font to work with it. Search on the Internet on websites (for example, xfont.ru, ifont.ru etc.) or by using search services (Yandex, Google, Rambler, etc.). Finding the right Gothic font, download it to PC hard disk. If it is in the archive (rar, zip, etc), remove it. After that, you will need to install the font in the system.
There are two ways by which you can install the required font. Double click on the downloaded font file. A window will open which will show the name and a sample text of different sizes. Click located in the upper part of the window, the "Install" button. Wait until the end of the process. At the end of the font will be installed.
The second installation option is as follows. Open the Explorer folder of Windows operating system located on the system local disk. Locate and open the Fonts directory. Copy the file you have downloaded Gothic font. To do this, simply drag it with the mouse to this folder, or click the right button on mouse, select "Copy", then click the right mouse button in the Fonts folder and select "Paste". Wait for the file copy.
Open the program in which you want to create the inscription in Gothic font. This can be a text editor, such as Microsoft Word or graphics – Microsoft Paint, Adobe Photoshop etc.
Under "Font" select the installed font. Now start writing the text – it will be executed Gothic font. Also you can first just write the text, then select it and under "Font" to select. The entered text will be presented in the Gothic style.