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Calligraphy Scripts Guide

Script

Nr of Nib Widths /X-Height

Pen Angle

Pen Angle

 

Majuscules

Miniscules

in Degrees

Shown

Roman Capitals

7

-

30

 

Uncials

4

-

25

 

Half Uncials

4

-

5 -15

 

Versals

24

-

0 - 20 - 90

 

Carolingian

6

3.5

30

 

Foundational

5.5

4

30

 

Gothic

6

4 - 5

40

 

Batarde

varies

3

35

 

Italic

7

5.5

35 -45

 

Copperplate

-

-

55

 

Prepared by Sharon Robinson - Scribblaphy Copyright 2005