A letter is not any different from a stain. It is making a shape and a counter shape.
Honestly, I always feel a bit embarrassed to call myself a calligrapher because of its frumpy identity.
Type designers are most of the day zoomed in 2000% into their screens. Does that something to their minds?
You should do this, you shouldn’t do that. This is why you probably think typography is difficult and boring.
How I discovered the relationship between music and penmanship.
If you think that typography is all about technique and skills, you miss out on its true potential.
Teaching typography is complicated, because talking about typography easily becomes a conversation about taste.