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Re: calligraphy

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From: menichino (menichino_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Nov 13 2000 - 20:09:25 PST


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I remember using a reference book by (seems like a strange name for an =
author) Abraham Lincoln for calligraphy. Had some good step by step =
exercises. I started by having the kids use the side of a 2 or 3 inch =
piece of chalk to get the idea of thick and thin lines created by =
holding the "pen" at the same angle. I LOVE calligraphy myself. Very =
relaxing....
Liz in rural NY
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How do y'all teach calligraphy? I just got my supplies in, including =
pens and quills....
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