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Painting & calligraphy

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Painting & calligraphy

majuscule

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A capital, or upper case letter.

hairline

Gifts & crafts; Painting & calligraphy

An extremely thin line, like a hair.

flourish

Gifts & crafts; Painting & calligraphy

A non-structural embellishment added to a letter.

ductus

Gifts & crafts; Painting & calligraphy

The number, direction and sequence of the strokes which make up a letter.

downstroke

Gifts & crafts; Painting & calligraphy

A stroke directed downwards towards the base line or descender line. 

descender

Gifts & crafts; Painting & calligraphy

The portion of a letter that falls below the base line.

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