I felt like I had completely forgotten how to write in cursive as an adult.
German Script Tutorial - Gothic Handwriting Gothic Handwriting Origins of Gothic Handwriting Gothic handwriting was used by clerks and scribes as early as the fifteenth century and predominated in documents produced in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and the countries of Scandinavia, well into the twentieth century.
Historical research, including genealogical research, in original documents is impossible without the ability to interpret Gothic handwriting.
There are several different forms of Gothic Handwriting, usually based on the region and the time period. Earlier forms resembled what became Gothic Typefaces. The form that will be shown in this tutorial is called Kurrent.
This form was most prevalent in Middle to High German speaking areas throughout the nineteenth century.
The numbers 1 to 10 are also shown. The letters and numbers on this chart are the ones that you will be learning how to write momentarily. The following pages in this section will describe each letter of the alphabet in detail.
Tracing animations will show you how each letter is written. Pictures from actual documents will show you real examples of each letter. Downloadable practice sheets in PDF format are also available on every page, and we encourage you to take advantage of them.
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It's easy with the Writing Wizard. Handwriting Practice Handwriting Worksheets. These are the latest versions of the handwriting worksheets.
They have been rewritten to use sweeping lines instead of static fonts. This results in natural curves that match how cursive lines are actually written. Some additional formats and features will be added as we continue development.