Go twice as slowly as when you write and focus on getting the weight of your letter strokes consistent. Practice using patterns, flourishes and alphabets as well as repeated letter drills. Relax as you trace, shape and create the lines, strokes and imagery from each of these downloads. Being creative helps to reduce stress and improves our well-being.
Calligraphy is all about training muscle memory. With time and practice, you’ll automatically put pressure on your downstroke and lift with the upstroke. This will allow your mind the freedom to unwind, tune out and simply get lost in creativity.