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    How to Hold a Calligraphy Pen

    Basic Techniques for Holding a Calligraphy Pen and The Most Recommended Pens for Beginners Chances are, calligraphy is not something you learned when you were in elementary or secondary school. We’re assuming that you’re brand-new to calligraphy and probably are not even familiar with how to hold a calligraphy pen. It does take a little getting used to but, fortunately, it’s not super-hard. If you’re new to calligraphy, you want to start out by practicing basic brush strokes. But, first, make sure that you have your felt paper taped down so that it doesn’t move all over the place and make a mess. You will also need to dip your…

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