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Faux Calligraphy Beginners Guide; How to do faux calligraphy?

Does your child show interest in learning calligraphy but not sure how long he/she will be interested to learn? No worries, it happens with growing children, they have various interests and mastering all the interests is not possible. So you can fulfill their interest with PiggyRide. For these temporary interests of our little learners, we have come up with an effective solution. Here are some faux calligraphy lessons for the little ones to fulfill their interest.

Are you wondering, What is Faux Calligraphy? Well, before that let’s first understand, What is Calligraphy? Calligraphy is basically a special formal style of handwriting. This writing is usually used on invitations, greeting cards, writing letters, etc. 

Children are often interested to learn this art of beautiful writing to write letters, or make their projects look more beautiful and when the use of the art is limited to school and projects then why invest their time and efforts into learning the whole calligraphy. 
The art of calligraphy takes months & years of practice to master with a huge investment of multiple calligraphy tools. So to save your time, efforts and money we are with a Faux Calligraphy workshop.Before anything, let’s know and understand “What is Faux Calligraphy?”

What is Faux Calligraphy?

Faux calligraphy is done using the regular and commonly available pens, pencils and equipment, you don’t require any special tool to do Faux Calligraphy. Faux calligraphy is done by going over certain parts of your text with cursive and volder strokes to make it look like calligraphy. These strokes are strategically filled to create a look of dip pen calligraphy. Dip pen calligraphy is basically the original form of calligraphy which requires a special sort of pen with a nib and ink. The pen’s nib is specially designed with a metal tip which holds the ink.

Learning faux calligraphy isn’t just learning to write letters in a beautiful way but also to learn and understand the strokes, effects which can be achieved through constant practice. In our faux calligraphy tutorial videos, these basics are taught.

How to Learn Faux Calligraphy

Faux calligraphy is way too easy than regular calligraphy and it takes much less time. Cursive calligraphy is the most popular font, the curves and swirls brings a depth to your text and variety of thickness in the text. PiggyRide has brought you faux calligraphy videos to help them learn Faux calligraphy the easy way. 
Faux Calligraphy Materials

Most parents run away from the idea of letting their Kids learn calligraphy because of the huge investment cost in the material. The best part about faux calligraphy is, you don’t really need a lot to start. 

Here are the few basic things you need to start Faux Calligraphy:

  1. Pen (Preferably use a gel pen to get a smooth experience)
  2. Eraser
  3. Pencil
  4. Drawing book or a project paper
  5. Ruler

Once you have all the supplies that you need, it’s time to get started! Follow this step-by-step tutorial to create beautiful, stylish faux calligraphy. And tell us if you want more!