The Basics of Italic: Skeletal Forms
The four images that comprise The Basics of Italic are scans of photocopied sheets I designed in 1993 for inclusion in the newsletter of the Associazione Calligraﬁca Italiana in Milano, Italy. That is why the notes are written in Italian. I will provide an English translation for each sheet as it is posted.
The ﬁrst sheet shows the skeletal forms of Italic as a means of comparing and contrasting it with the …