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Painting & calligraphy

counter space

Gifts & crafts; Painting & calligraphy

The fully or partially enclosed interior space of a character. The enclosure may be made by curved strokes and/or stems. Some characters, such as A and M, have more than one counter.

slant line

Gifts & crafts; Painting & calligraphy

The guideline showing the correct slant.

slant

Gifts & crafts; Painting & calligraphy

The slope of a letter, measured from the vertical.

serif

Gifts & crafts; Painting & calligraphy

A small stroke which begins or ends a letter or a part of a letter.

pen angle

Gifts & crafts; Painting & calligraphy

The angle at which the nib meets the paper, relative to the base line.

nib width

Gifts & crafts; Painting & calligraphy

The width of any broad-edged tool. A letter written at 4 nib widths high will appear twice as heavy as one written at 8 nib widths high with the same pen.

nib

Gifts & crafts; Painting & calligraphy

The point of a pen which has contact with the paper.

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