If you are always told that your writing is very messy, it may be time to change it. You can improve it simply by following a few tips or by focusing on the way you write the lyrics. However, if you want a completely different style, this will take more practice, but it is possible.
Method 1 of 3: Make changes to improve your writing
Step 1. Find the right pen
This can vary for each person, but in general, you should look for one that flows properly and that you do not have to hold very firmly. Pens with large rubber handles can help you grip less firmly.
Step 2. Take your time
Developing good writing takes time, and if you rush, it will be messy. If you notice that you are writing in a messy way, take a deep breath, stop, and start over.
Step 3. Practice good posture
Sit at a table with your back and arm straight. Don't hold the pen or pencil too firmly, as it can cramp your hand.
Step 4. Try writing in the air
This method teaches you to write with your arm instead of drawing letters with your finger, thus improving your writing.
- Keep your hand in the air, mostly use your forearm and shoulder to write large letters in the air. This practice will help you feel which muscles to use when writing.
- Start writing smaller letters in the air.
- Use paper. When you start using paper, try simple strokes like circles and lines. Spread them as evenly as possible and continue to use your arm muscles.
Step 5. Don't push too hard
Pressing too hard can result in crooked letters. Instead, lift the pen slightly and let the letters flow smoothly.
Step 6. Practice daily
Take some time every day to use your writing.
An easy way to practice is to keep a journal. Write about what happens in your day or what you feel
Method 2 of 3: Form the Letters
Step 1. Check each letter
Do any of them look squished or improperly formed? Practice writing the letter properly by comparing it to a letter chart on the Internet.
Step 2. Use bigger letters
For a period of time, try to use larger letters when writing. In this way, you can verify if you are writing letters correctly, and you can correct yourself as you progress.
One way to get bigger letters is to use wide-lined paper
Step 3. Check the height of your letters
Your letters should be the same height and the bottoms should be the same length below the line.
- For example, the bottom of the lowercase "g" and "y" must be the same length. Also, they should not reach the next line.
- Use a ruler to check the height. If you put it on top of your uppercase and lowercase letters, you can see if you should make any letters shorter or taller.
Step 4. Check the space
Make sure you don't spread the letters too far apart or place them too close together. Letter spacing should be equal to the vertical half of a lowercase “o”, no more.
Method 3 of 3: Develop a Different Style
Step 1. Go back to school
That is, if you want to develop a new style of writing, you have to relearn the way you write, which will not be much different from what you learned as a child.
Step 2. Find a font that you like
You can use font web pages to find one you admire, or you can even just use word processing software.
Step 3. Print the font in lowercase and uppercase letters
You can also include panagrams like "The swift Hindu bat was happily eating baby squid and kiwi." Panagrams are texts that contain all the letters of the alphabet in a language, so they are good for you to practice.
Start using a larger size for your font, like a 14 degree
Step 4. Use a tracing paper or other lightweight paper
Lay the paper on the page you printed. Trace the letters with a pen or pencil.
Step 5. Start copying
When you've traced the letters a few times, start copying the letters by looking at them and trying to write sentences. This will cause you to have to review how the letters are formed.
Step 6. Try it on your own
Without looking at the font, try to write in the same style. While it won't match the original font perfectly, you will be using a different writing style.
Step 7. Practice font type
To adopt the style of the font, you should practice your writing frequently. Try writing a journal or your shopping list using that style. Over time, it will feel more natural.