Learn How To Draw Beautiful Lettering
from a teacher of the art of fine handwriting
Welcome to Chuck McGavren’s web site celebrating the art of fine handwriting. Learn how to be a real calligrapher over the internet. Just get a calligraphy pen, some scratch paper and practice. In no time you will get requests to letter certificates, address envelopes, write special messages and prepare poetry and other items fine enough for framing.
Now, it’s time to learn one of the fastest ways to make your handwriting more interesting.
Start with a script that is like italic handwriting: Chancery Cursive
Seventh lesson: Entire Chancery Alphabet. The complete alphabet, herein, continues what Lessons 2-6 started. Or get a better copy of this Chancery alphabet in PDF format. . . use this link if you would like a better copy (longer download, 253 KB).
Eighth lesson: Make a sample sheet of your alphabet (46 KB PDF file). Try to get a text that contains a variety of sizes and penwidths. Try flowing the text into curves, rectangular blocks of different sizes. This is a terrific