Finding great calligraphy alphabets is not difficult to do, but learning how to recreate those letterforms, requires a little practice. Following the extreme popularity of 15 Calligraphy Practice Sheets, I thought I would share the most popular, most highly rated and best selling calligraphy courses and practice sheets.
15 Of The Best Calligraphy Alphabets To Easily Master The Art
This Kit has been curated especially for beginners by industry leader Laura Hooper. The Calligraphy Starter Kit includes Video content and the best tools you need to start learning modern pointed-pen calligraphy. It’s a physical kit and is shipped from the USA. It is so beautiful! I will have to find an equivalent version in the UK.
This digital bundle includes 30 pages of lettering exercises such as flourishes, connectors, practice words and phrases. Here’s what one thrilled reviewer had to say:
5 out of 5 stars
“I purchased this bundle last night and am already in love! I struggled to download two of the workbooks but Audrey was available to help. The Honey & Faith and Back to the Basics books may need to be downloaded via the zip file, even if the other method of importing works for the other six books. Anyway, I have long followed Audrey on Instagram and I’m so excited to finally be able to support her here!”
Don’t have an iPad yet?
Wildcalligraphy has created a comprehensive workbook complete with materials + access to her exclusive Home Calligraphy Club! The home calligraphy club is a members only area that includes video tutorials, for club members only. You get talked through the key elements of hand lettering, and illustrations and you can use your workbook and practice sheets again and again until you master your new hobby!
Leigh has developed an Introduction to Calligraphy in the Copperplate Style to help you master a new skill, or take your current calligraphy skills to the next level. The workbook will guide you through all the basics of calligraphy and hand lettering plus the handy practice sheets that you can print again and again.
Faux Calligraphy Alphabets Hand lettering COURSE worksheets & videos -printable, iPad procreate compatible, includes 8 free comprehensive video tutorials
This course contains 8 video modules, along with the printable worksheets that you can also use on your iPad.
Once you purchase any of the digital courses or worksheets from this post, you get immediate access to your files to get started!
Shinah of Crooked Calligraphy has developed a guide in her custom modern calligraphy style.
The guide includes:
- An explanation of the basic tools
- Shinah’s personal recommendations for supplies and where to find them
- How to prep your tools
- Practice strokes to get used to the calligraphy pen, or just warm-up
- Basic letter formation lesson
- 2 full upper-case and lower-case calligraphy alphabets
- Ideas to help you develop your own personal style
- Tons of fun examples in different styles that you can copy or draw inspiration from!
- Guideline sheet that you can print again and again to help you practice
Upper and Lower Case Calligraphy Alphabets Watercolor Brush Lettering worksheets + Practice Drills101
I love Jeannie Dicksons style of hand lettering! So much so, I’ve featured some of her other worksheets before. Brush lettering, whether with a water brush or a brush marker like a Tombow, these worksheets are the best! I know because I’m a customer.
Which is why I am so excited to share the Jeannie Dickson Watercolor Brush Lettering Practice Sheets and Drills Pack!
As with Jeannie Dickson, I’m also rather obsessed with the work of Two Easels and have featured here expert work here before also! These worksheets are designed to get you practicing the right way, every day. With thicker strokes to follow along with.
This course includes over 55 pages of brush pen marker and pointed pen instruction, plus warm-ups and a fun collection of words to study and practice!
These Printable alphabet guides from Angelique Ink’s include modern calligraphy alphabets in upper and lower case. That includes letters, numbers and symbols for your calligraphy practice. These alphabet guides are used in Angi’s beginner and intermediate for practice and understanding letter construction while developing one’s own personal style, and adhering to proper pointed pen technique.
This is a 60-paged practice pad for learning and developing your own modern calligraphy style. This practice pad covers the basic tools and how-to’s, uppercase alphabet, numerals, connecting letters into words, and words into phrases.
These worksheets are proven to improve your calligraphy after just one sheet each.
This 80-page PRINTABLE set of worksheets features full tracing pages for each majuscule (uppercase) stroke and each majuscule letter. In addition, there is a full page of enlarged stroke demonstrations and written explanations for how to form each letter.
Are you bored of tracing one letter over and over again? Or maybe you are ready to graduate to connecting letters. Really, whatever style you decide to go with is going to give you the alphabets to trace and a basic guide to follow. Some are more involved than others and even include video to help you really nail down those strokes perfectly. It’s up to you which will be most suited to you. All are beginner-friendly so go with the prettiest.
This PRINTABLE digital workbook is an introduction to modern brush calligraphy. This is the perfect workbook for brush pen beginners who want to be able to create different styles of calligraphy alphabets quickly and masterfully!
Print your own Calligraphy alphabet anytime at anywhere for self study and practice. The great thing about all of these workbooks and guides is that they’re printable files that you can print any time. So if you stop practising for a month, you can go back and start again without worrying about wasting more money.
Choosing which of these calligraphy alphabets are your favourite may be a challenge, but you could easily purchase several styles. A lot of Etsy sellers will provide bundles in different styles to help you master a wide range of lettering styles without breaking the bank.