26 Words in Basic Strokes – word 22 – vintage

It’s time for 26 Words in Basic Strokes, word number 22 today, vintage. Grab your pen/pencil and paper and practice with me.

26 Words in Basic Strokes is a video series where I break down one word a day for 26 days into its basic calligraphy strokes. I give you an overview of the basic strokes in the introduction video of this series.

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26 Words in basic strokes – word 22 – vintage

Hello and welcome back to 26 Words in Basic Strokes. I’m Riëtte and I’m breaking down one word a day for 26 days into the basic calligraphy strokes. We’re keeping it simple, meaning 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 is word number 22 – vintage.

We’ll start with a compound curve.

Next we have a connector dot.

Next we an upside down or reverse compound curve starting with a thick downstroke.

Another compound curve.

A t-stroke.

An oval.

An underturn stroke. The exit stroke on this underturn stroke, or the second stroke doesn’t quite reach the x-height.

An oval.

A descending stroke.

An upstroke that doesn’t quite reach the x-height.

And an e-stroke.

Now let’s put them together.

Compound curve.

Connector dot.

Reverse or upside down compound curve.

Compound curve.

T-stroke.

Oval.

Underturn stroke.

Oval.

Descending stroke.

Upstroke.

E-stroke.

Dot the “i” and cross the “t”.

And that’s the word “vintage”.

26 words in basic strokes word 22 vintage

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 word number 23.

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
  14. Word 13 – miracle
  15. Word 14 – nature
  16. Word 15 – original
  17. Word 16 – promise
  18. Word 17 – quiet
  19. Word 18 – remember
  20. Word 19 – sensitive
  21. Word 20 – tidings
  22. Word 21 – ultimate

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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