26 Words in Basic Strokes – Word 13 – miracle

Welcome back to 26 Words in Basic Strokes – a video series where I’m breaking down one word a day into its basic modern calligraphy strokes. Today’s word is “miracle”.

Do you need an overview of the basic strokes, I break them down in the introduction video of the series. I also talk you through the tools I’ll be using throughout the series. Keep it simple, practicing with pencil is a great idea, I do it all the time.

Click on the video below to watch today’s video or scroll past if you prefer reading and still images. Most importantly, have fun!

26 Words in Basic Strokes – Word 13 – miracle

Hello and welcome back to 26 Words in Basic Strokes. I’m Riëtte and breaking down one word a day for 26 days into the basic calligraphy strokes. We’re keeping it simple, no flourishes and no bouncing. If you need an overview of the basic strokes I break them down in the introduction video of this series. Today’s word is “miracle”.

We start with an overturn stroke.

Another overturn stroke.

A compound curve.

An underturn stroke.

A connector dot.

Another underturns stroke. This one starts where the connector dot ended and it finishes before you reach the x-height.

An oval.

An underturn stroke. This one also finishes before you reach the x-height.

A c-stroke.

An l-stroke, the exit stroke finishing before the x-height.

And an e-stroke.

Now let’s put them together.

Overturn stroke.

Overturn stroke.

Compound curve.

Underturn stroke.

Connector dot.

Underturn stroke.

Oval.

Underturn stroke.

C-stroke.

L-stroke.

And e-stroke.

And don’t forget to dot your “i”.

And that’s the word “miracle”.

26 Words in Basic Strokes Word 13 miracle

I would love to see your practice. Tag me on Instagram using #26wordsinbasicstrokes. Thank you so much for watching. I’ll see you tomorrow with another word.

PREVIOUS VIDEOS IN THIS SERIEs

  1. Introduction and overview
  2. Word 1 – amazing
  3. Word 2 – beautiful
  4. Word 3 – courageous
  5. Word 4 – daring
  6. Word 5 – encourage
  7. Word 6 – faithful
  8. Word 7 – gracious
  9. Word 8 – happy
  10. Word 9 – inspire
  11. Word 10 – journey
  12. Word 11 – kindness
  13. Word 12- lovely

Happy Creating!

Riëtte Cawthorn

Hello, I'm Riëtte, a quiet creative with odd ideas - wife to Alvin, mommy to three awesome kids and blessed child of God. I enjoy illustration, surface pattern design, lettering and calligraphy, paper crafts and crochet. Creating art and showing others how to do the things that I love makes me really happy.

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