Friday, June 10, 2011
I am getting ready to start teaching Uncial next week so I needed to make an exemplar. You are thinking to yourself...how hard could that be? Well, probably not hard at all for some. But for me (and I consider myself a teacher-in-learning at all times), that meant I needed to get out all of my books, open them all to their Uncial pages, and start reading.
After I read them all, then I had to compare all of the exemplars in each book. What "A" do I like best? How will I put the 26 letterforms into easily learned groups?
Once that was accomplished, then I needed to do a little bit of practicing, just to get the flow of the hand, the ink, the feel of the paper.
The final exemplar is written after all of that!
So, here it is. Come learn with me!