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Learn calligraphy with a friend

I have been learning Spencerian for about a year, and English Roundhand for just over two years now. I spent most of my journey learning on my own, and never went for a workshop or calligraphy meet. After all, there are quite a number of instruction manuals which I have picked up - Eleanor Winter's "Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy" for ERH, and PR Spencer's "Spencerian System of Practical Penmanship", both sufficiently describing how to sit, hold a pen, and ultimately write. Learning on my own, I have managed to pick up both hands well enough that I am confident enough to use them in my written correspondence with others.

However, an incident a few days ago got me thinking. 

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