More Ovals

I spent a lot of time today on getting the ovals to resemble ovals – without resting the elbows on the desk. Years of habit obviously kick in immediately unless I’m conscious about the attempt to this does feel like hard work.

Weekend Calligraphy Recap

I spent some time today trying out a different pen to do the drills, and to get better at the shaded ovals. I feel a little more confident in the free-form ovals and shades, and know I still have a long way to go to get reasonably consistent.