In this previous post, I discussed how to create calligraphic thicks and thins, and what it means to create thick downstrokes and thin upstrokes. However, it's one thing to define terms, to know which parts of the a letter should be thick and which should be thin, but it's entirely another to know transition smoothly from thick to thin, and vice versa. It is notoriously difficult to make your curves graceful, smooth, and not too sudden or blocky.
If you find yourself irritated with your clunky transitions, there is a solution for you! It is possible; don't give up! Here are some tips that have been helpful both to me and my students.Read More