Devanagari, which is also called as Nagari, is the ancient script of India and Nepal. It gives great emphasis on the symmetrical structure of alphabets and the horizontal line that runs across it.
Devanagari is a combination of syllables and alphabets and it was widely used to write Sanskrit, Prakrit, Nepali, Hindi and Marathi.
Devanagari script came in use from the 7th Century. Various pillars and temples in South India stand as testimony of the use of this script. Various inscriptions on rocks and caves in history were done in Devanagari.
Today Devanagari is used in more than 120 languages, and since the time Calligraphy has gained fame, historians and designers have been making beautiful templates in Devanagari. It is one of the world’s oldest languages and styling it with modern styles and patterns gives it an amazing look.
Devanagari calligraphy is popularly used in movie posters, wedding cards, personal art portfolios, paintings and museums. It lets you connect with your roots and give you space to style the alphabets as you desire.
Learn Devanagari Calligraphy from scratch with Penkraft's Devanagari Calligraphy Course, you will learn everything about how to get started with Beautiful handwritten lettering styles. In this course, you will learn how to hold the pen, how to make thin and thick strokes with the pen , how to apply and release pressure technique for basic illustration.
The course guides you to learn different types of fonts, followed by words and sentences. After which you'll learn different compositions, decorating the borders and fonts. We also dwell on how to care for your instruments and how to curate and maintain them! This is a practical informal course and the focus will be on having lots of fun while learning!