16. Grids and Italic Letters.
Grids are also useful as a tool to achieve balance and uniformity when you
construct italic letters. Refer to figures 1-22 and 1-23. To construct
italic letters, make the stems of italic letters at a 67 1/2 degree angle
measured counterclockwise from the horizontal.
Make the major angle of
curved letters at a 45 degree angle measured counterclockwise from the
for spacing apply to italic letters as well as those you learned in this