Learn how to write 'Faux Calligraphy'
Whether you have been wanting to learn how to improve your penmanship or you would like to add a more personal touch to your designs, this simple faux calligraphy tutorial can help you.
Calligraphy is a beautiful expression of personal artistic abilities. If you want to write calligraphy but lack the time or resources there is a simple solution that can be created with a normal pen and paper. Faux calligraphy or 'Lettering' is a fun and easy alternative.
Start by write your text in normal cursive writing.
Next, add an extra layer of space to each part of your text when your pen is moving in a downward motion.
Now shade in the areas that you have marked and Voila! Faux calligraphy with a normal pen!
Here is a visualization of the downward stroked of the pen.
You can upload your designs directly on to Rapid Resizer to use in your designs as a personal alternative to the calligraphy style fonts available.