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Video Course
Gothic Calligraphy
You will learn how to:
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Composition basics, styling rules & tips
Create your own works, even on canvases
Write gothic calligraphy letters
Subtitles: English, German
Audio: English
4380+ students from 41 countries
You will learn how to:
  • Write the alphabet
  • Create your own artwork
  • Make calligraphy on canvas
This is calligraphy course with flat pen. It is a creative process and a way to relax and digress out of daily routine.
Created by a professional calligrapher
You don't need a lot of time
No drawing skills are needed
A simple process
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Our student's works
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What are they saying
about Start gothic?
Introducing the author
Evgenii Starov
Professional calligrapher with high art graduate
Exhibitions experience:
"Faces&Laces" Moscow 2017
"Calligrafreaks" Berlin 2018
"Walls speak to you" Saint-P. 2018
"Calligrafreaks II"Rome 2019
And more



Author in social:
I have been doing calligraphy for over eight years. My artwork has been presented by contemporary art gallery Art Brut in Moscow. Most of my works are found their place in private collections in Russian and Europe.
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Masterpieces
1 Lowercase
We will learn how to write each letter. We also start writing some simple words.
2 Capitals
We will learn how to write each letter. We will try two different styles - Textura & Fraktur.
We will learn how to work with different styles. You will learn how to change proportions and how to connect letters inside the words.
3 Decorative elements
Course Chapters
Here is a quick course preview. This is what we are going to learn!
4 Composition
We will learn the basics of composition. At this point, you will be ready to create completed works.
5 Circles & Patterns
We will learn how to make calligraphy circles and also how to place calligraphy inside different shapes.
Full equipment review. Brushes, markers, and paints. We will do all the steps to create an artwork on canvas.
6 Canvas
We have included all the practice sheets with additional exercises and explanations to increase your skills and become proficient in gothic letters!
Special PDF materials for your practice!
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Those exercises will help you
to improve your skills.
We want to show you a few different parts. You can see how the artist teaches and experience a high-quality way of learning.
Watch the sample:
Below you will see all the tutorials and tips description.
Course content:
Chapter 1. Introduction
5 lessons

We will start by learning the tools and equipment that you need at first—brushes, fountain pens, inks, markers, etc. We will learn all the basic exercises with practice sheets. Then you will understand the logic of gothic calligraphy writing, and we will write our first gothic letter.

Overall we will talk a bit about gothic calligraphy history, and I will show you a few different alphabets that we will use in future learning.

Chapter 2. Gothic Alphabet
10 lessons

We will learn each letter from the gothic alphabet. Most courses teach you letters from A to Z. I decided to change this a bit. We will start with simple letters, and step by step, increase the complexity then finally, we will learn all the alphabet.

Don't worry! We will do our first stylization exercises also. We will have practice with letters and words.

Chapter 3. Ligatures
4 lessons

We will learn what ligature is, it's history, and why we need it, by writing the most essential and well-known ligatures and learning the principles of its constructions.

Chapter 4. Composition and flow
5 lessons

In this chapter, we will learn the basics of composition and letterforms. Here you will get a vast knowledge about composition, rhythmic, weight, and negative space. You will get all you need to create any artwork you want and truly feel the letters.

Chapter 5. Stylization and Capitals
5 lessons

We will learn how to write capital letters. We learn every element in detail and how to work correctly with flourishes and twirls. We will practice a lot with capital letters on practice sheets. This course makes it interesting for you so you don't get bored. We will create our first calligraphy pattern and learn how to put the letters in different geometric forms.

Chapter 6. Final artwork
5 lessons

The artist will help you to create your final artwork. We will start from the sketch, and step by step we will create our final work. We will use our skills form and put them together. He will show you some tricks and tips on how to make your work look perfect.

Chapter 7. Canvas
6 lessons

This chapter is split into two parts. We will first learn about the canvases and different tools (like sponges, brushes, and acrylic paints) that we can use in calligraphy. The artist will show you how these tools write.

In the second part, we will hit all steps to create calligraphy on canvas and finally do a final composition.

Chapter 1. Introduction
5 lessons

We will start by learning the tools and equipment that you need at first—brushes, fountain pens, inks, markers, etc. We will learn all the basic exercises with practice sheets. Then you will understand the logic of gothic calligraphy writing, and we will write our first gothic letter.

Overall we will talk a bit about gothic calligraphy history, and I will show you a few different alphabets that we will use in future learning.
Chapter 2. Gothic Alphabet
10 lessons

We will learn each letter from the gothic alphabet. Most courses teach you letters from A to Z. I decided to change this a bit. We will start with simple letters, and step by step, increase the complexity then finally, we will learn all the alphabet.

Don't worry! We will do our first stylization exercises also. We will have practice with letters and words.
Chapter 3. Ligatures
4 lessons

We will learn what ligature is, it's history, and why we need it, by writing the most essential and well-known ligatures and learning the principles of its constructions.
Chapter 4. Composition and flow
5 lessons

In this chapter, we will learn the basics of composition and letterforms. Here you will get a vast knowledge about composition, rhythmic, weight, and negative space. You will get all you need to create any artwork you want and truly feel the letters.
Chapter 5. Stylization and Capitals
5 lessons

We will learn how to write capital letters. We learn every element in detail and how to work correctly with flourishes and twirls. We will practice a lot with capital letters on practice sheets. This course makes it interesting for you so you don't get bored. We will create our first calligraphy pattern and learn how to put the letters in different geometric forms.
Chapter 6. Final artwork
5 lessons

The artist will help you to create your final artwork. We will start from the sketch, and step by step we will create our final work. We will use our skills form and put them together. He will show you some tricks and tips on how to make your work look perfect.
Chapter 7. Canvas
6 lessons

This chapter is split into two parts. We will first learn about the canvases and different tools (like sponges, brushes, and acrylic paints) that we can use in calligraphy. The artist will show you how these tools write.

In the second part, we will hit all steps to create calligraphy on canvas and finally do a final composition.
In addition to the basic practice sheets, we made an extended version. And yes, there are a lot of them, and they are very different.
Extended set of printable practice sheets
Practice sheets
340+
50+
Words & Compositions
160+
Lowercase options
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Gothic video course
$35
40+ video lessons
Set of practice sheets (source files for printing)
Special exercises to improve your practice skills
Gothic video course + practice sheets (pdf)
$45
40+ video lessons
Set of practice sheets (source files for printing)
Special exercises to improve your practice skills
Extended set of printable practice sheets
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It's a digital product without physical delivery.
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$170
Included: tools & books guide,
practice sheets and exercises
Included: tools & books guide,
practice sheets and exercises
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FAQ
What if I have never drawn before?
Don't worry! To become a lettering designer, you don't have to be a painter or have drawing skills. All you need is to learn our course from the beginning and practice. By doing this, you will see great results!
Can I get a refund on my purchase?
You can request a refund within 14 days from the time of purchase.

You can contact us through our form, indicating the email you used when purchasing the course, the order ID and the reason for the refund.
What if I'm just a beginner?
Yeah! This course has everything you need to start because it contains all the exercises you need. For those who have never worked with lettering, it is easy to learn.
What tools do I need?
Here you can see two different sets that you can use for comfortable work during the course.
Will I have access to videos after?
Yes. After you purchase the course, it will be available to you forever, including all the materials and practice sheets you get.
Is it available on OSx (MacOS)?
Yes. This course is available on any device: iMac, PC, laptop, tablet or phone
What are the special materials?
This is a pack of special practice sheets that you can print. Our artist drew each letter. You will also get the list of books that could help you learn more about the letters.
More questions?
Just write us an email, and we will answer you ASAP.
startgothic.info@gmail.com
What if I have never drawn before?
Don't worry! You don't have to be a painter or have drawing skills. All you need is to learn our course from the beginning and practice. By doing this, you will see great results!
Can I get a refund on my purchase?
You can request a refund within 14 days from the time of purchase.

You can contact us through our form, indicating the email you used when purchasing the course, the order ID and the reason for the refund.
What if I'm just a beginner?
Yeah! This course has everything you need to start because it contains all the exercises you need. For those who have never worked with lettering, it is easy to learn.
What tools do I need?
Here you can see two different sets that you can use for comfortable work during the course.
Will I have access to videos after?
Yes. After you purchase the course, it will be available to you forever, including all the materials and practice sheets you get.
Is it available on OSx (MacOS)?
Yes. This course is available on any device: iMac, PC, laptop, tablet or phone
What are the special materials?
This is a pack of special practice sheets that you can print. Our artist drew each letter. You will also get the list of books that could help you learn more about the letters.
More questions?
Just write us an email, and we will answer you ASAP.
startgothic.info@gmail.com
© Start Gothic 2020
Contact: IP Starov Evgenii Arkadevich, Ul. Parashyutnaya, D. 12, KV./OF. 254 St. Petersburg, Russia