Welcome back to 26 Words in Basic Strokes – a video series where I’m breaking down one word a day for 26 days into their basic calligraphy strokes. Today’s word is “daring”.
Remember we are keeping it simple, no flourishing, no bouncing, just the basic calligraphy strokes.
If you need an overview of the strokes, I break them down in the first post/video of this series – 26 Words in Basic Strokes – Introduction
Click on the video below to learn how to break down the word “daring”.
26 WORDS IN BASIC STROKES – Word 4 – daring
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, no flourishes, 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 ‘daring’. Let’s look at its basic
You start with an upstroke that doesn’t reach the x-height.
Next, there’s an oval.
Then the L or T stroke. Remember it’s an ascending stroke and an underturn stroke combined.
Now there is another oval.
Then an underturn stroke.
A connector dot for the ‘r’.
An underturn stroke that starts where the connector dot ended.
A reverse or upside down compound curve.
A compound curve.
Now you have a descending stroke.
And you end with an upstroke.
Let’s connect these strokes.
L or t-stroke.
Reverse or upside down compound curve.
Remember to dot your ‘i’.
And that’s the word daring.
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watching. I’ll see you tomorrow with another word.
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