Handwriting Different Types

Sixteen different kinds of diverse handwriting patterns or styles are recognized in handwriting of today. Many of these styles are very much alike each other, yet all have their own variation. Some of the most readable hand patterns can be described here as follows:


This writing style is considered to be the right-slanted handwriting style. With this kind of writing, the tiller letter and pen move side to side, being lower than the writing line.

Some writers try to emulate the way handwriting movements are done, the way rote phonetic reading works, though right-slanted writing also varies greatly in their stroke-depth and stroke-width.


Somersoanline handwriting is very much like Geometric handwriting. Same slope and line-depth.


This kind of handwriting is characterised by very small print, usually one-lines.

4. Brookings Longlining:

Brookings Longlining handwriting is identified by a strong break between the writer’s Toledo and Washington strokes.


This kind of writing is also called a Betweenline Stamp.


This kind of handwriting is called Small Line or Literary Linea.


This handwriting style is called Pointing Line.


This handwriting style is called Right Line oraghdidating Line.

9. TOWards Branch:

This is a hand-called Tractavyrus because the tip of the pen is positioned towards the direction of writing (Opposite to the way it would position on a traditional paper). This unique form of handwriting has also been the subject of many paintings and drawings.


In Handwriting, the pen is held loosely, the writing not being slacked or slanted. This messy hand is also called Slurred Writing or Slurred Script.

When using a brush, the fine tip of the brush (called the feather or feather pen), is pressed or dented as the writer’s hand draws the line or branch, then it is attached to the writing with one or more fingers, or one or more turns of the wrist. There are usually many feathers in a fingerless mail case, perhaps the writer’s family used them. Another tradition believed in containing secret messages in this way: The writer puts his or her finger into a cup or cavity, through which the writing is drawn. Then if the finger is ever lost again, another picture is made by attaching the feather to the lines with the tip of the finger. If a similar picture is made by someone else, the one who made the original picture also attaches the feather to the writing.

So far, I have talked about the advantages of calligraphy, but a little about its practice as well. The lines are the only part of the hand which is used for writing, and if you keep the lines neat and tidy you will be just as pictureable and valuable as a signature. It has been well remarked that a signature is one of the first traits we exhibit at birth. The peacock has well defined lines, especially when he has a ‘x’ closed on his tail. It has become well known that the impossible task of juggling 6 signatures has been accomplished by certain immigrants to this country, who have been described as slaves to their pigs, or to their masters. Lawrence Durley, for example, was a famous illiterate golfer.

The lines chosen by me are not the only or even the first lines you will use when you make a postage stamp. You may have several lines designed to spell out important ideas. Government stamps are usually black or white in shape, and the most unusual color (almost always red or blue) is usually found at the top right corner of the stamp. Many other interesting field items can be surrounded by this simple design. The simplest type of stamp would just have the basic lettering and the canceling circle. Nevertheless, many of the stamps have interesting cancellation marks too. The seller must choose the best suitable for their purposes.

The field items used for postage stamps are postage stamps for the postmaster. The postmaster had most likely already received other postage stamps (public or special) for his own mail. He had the additional postage stamps to send special mail as well as regular mail to remote areas. Many stamps of this type have a green backing and some have background colorings showing people and events. Special field items can include airplanes and boats, pipe organs and toys,aring hippocampus and other maternal dolls, sports figures, or other children’s items, rifles, artillery, maps, or books on any subject. Often the postmaster will cancel the postage stamp and then add the cancellation mark to the back of the stamp.