Voice is the fingerprint of the writer, that one-of-a-kind something that no two writers have in common. Handwriting is an extension of the writer’s voice. Lettering by hand is beauty, is unique voice. We are known by the whisper of our loops on the page.
Mastering the art of handwriting fosters the ability to concentrate, to contemplate, and to communicate confidently.
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The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.
Manuscript. Per-cursive. Cursive. These are the typical steps of progression. But handwriting is an art form, is the act of forming letters using a tool—be it pencil or pen—to communicate an idea.
Encouraging students to create their own beautiful way of lettering will motivate even the most reluctant student to press into the art of penmanship!
Use this worksheet to get your student started imagining possible lettering styles—copycat to original!