Diego Irigoyen
Artist, Author, and Penman based out of Los Angeles.
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Practical Penmanship

The Practical Penmanship video series aims to help all who are interested in improving or embrace handwriting. Handwriting it such a crucial component to our culture, and even more importantly it is an incredible exercise for the brain. I highly recommend that everyone incorporate some kind of daily exercise that stimulates fine motor coordination. The videos here are a great place to start on your journey through handwriting.

Practical Penmanship:

How to Improve Your Handwriting

 

The Practical Penmanship video series aims to help all who are interested in improving or embrace handwriting. Handwriting it such a crucial component to our culture, and even more importantly it is an incredible exercise for the brain. I highly recommend that everyone incorporate some kind of daily exercise that stimulates fine motor coordination. The videos here are a great place to start on your journey through handwriting.

 

Handwriting Fundamentals

Learn the most practical approach to handwriting with either the left or the right hand.

muscular movement writing

writing grip

whole arm writing


The Zen of Handwriting

Penmanship can be an extremely relaxing activity, but it can also be used to tailor that inner dialogue, keep you focused, and keep you contemplative.  

stay creative

manifest your dreams


Write with Both Hands

Ambidextrous handwriting can greatly improve the focus and attention span of the brain. Experiments have found that as you begin to write with the non-dominant hand, your dominant hand will improve twice as quickly, called intermanual transfer of skill learning.

improve twice as quickly


Switch to a Fountain Pen

and your writing experience will be elevated! There is so much joy and practicality behind making your fountain pen your main writing utensil.

long lasting pens

make handwriting more fun


Write Outside

There is a lot of peace and serenity to be gained from soaking in the sun as you hand write your thoughts. Take your practice outside and experience some of the greatest

joys of handwriting

writing is thinking


Casual Handwriting

My goal is to share with you a method for approaching handwriting that is practical. I switched over to cursive handwriting because it a great exercise for the brain and it is more rapid to write in cursive.

switch to cursive

because its practical


Penmanship's Greatest Lessons

I've learned so many valuable things from the practice of handwriting and I think it's a universal practice that will assist you regardless of career choice.

find your writers voice


Free Cursive Alphabet Sample

Free Cursive Sample

Get your a free cursive sample template and line template that support both your forward handwriting and your mirror image penmanship.

learn cursive

cursive alphabet sample

 


Creative Cursive

with Creative Brain Training. Learn how writing with both hands can help you

strengthen your brain

improve your attention span

build confidence

generate creativity

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