Old English Hand Project

Classwork: For classes 38-40

We will be working on our final project, which will be a name design. You will be creating a wall hanging with an original flourish.  You will be writing the upper and lower case alphabet, numbers 1-9, and a quote.

Step one: On lined paper, write out the words “Old English:

Step two: Write out the upper case alphabet, lower case, and numbers 1-9 on lined paper, remember:

  • Keep your letters evenly spaced
  • Keep your pen strokes uniform
  • keep your letters the same height
  • Each row of letters should line up

Step three: Choose a quote from the page below, and write out evenly on lined paper:

Old English Quotes

Step four: On a piece of 17×11 paper, cut out and tape down so they are straight and even.  It should go in this order:

  • Old English
  • Upper Case Alphabet
  • Lower Case Alphabet
  • Numbers 1-9
  • Quote

Step five: Using the light box, trace your wall hanging onto a new piece of 17×11 white paper.

Step six: Draw your own flourish, and trace your design on the top or bottom, or both!

If you are interested in seeing how I will be grading this project please click the link below. You can check back through out the art making process to make sure you are on task: Calligraphy Rubric

Student Example:

Old English Project


Designed by Lindsey Almeida


Last Update: 04/21/2015

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