Figure 3-46.-Basic lettering strokes.
Figure 3-47.-Lettering vertical straight-line capitals.
For learning purposes, the characters are grouped
Z, X, Y, K. Stroke 2 of the Z is longer
by the type of strokes required to form each
than stroke 1. The inclined strokes of the X
are closer together at their starting than at
their finishing points. The three strokes of
the Y intersect slightly below the center of
The capital letters shown in figure 3-47 are
the square. Stroke 2 of the K intersects
formed with only straight-line strokes.
stroke 1 at a point one third of the distance up