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What are some free online calligraphy lessons?

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Find free online calligraphy lessons at Teaching Calligraphy, Calligraphy Skills, Calligraphy by Bill Grant, Learn Calligraphy and Calligraphy For Beginners. The courses cover lessons for beginners and intermediates.

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Both lessons for beginners and intermediates feature different alphabets you can copy, such as the Gothic alphabet and the Carolingian alphabet. The beginning lessons ask you to copy just the basic letters and the intermediate lessons ask you to copy the same letters but with the addition of elements such as shadow.

A good site for beginners is Calligraphy For Beginners, which starts with lessons on the kind of tools required and how to draw the basic lines. A good site for intermediate calligraphers is Calligraphy Skills, which teaches more complex calligraphy such as Celtic knots.

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