In 2011, Denver based artist and calligrapher
Jake Weidmann was named a master penman and admitted as the youngest ever member of the impressively titled International Association of Master Penmen, Engrossers and Teachers of Handwriting (IAMPETH) – a group of 14 uberskilled pencil-squeeezers.
Fair play in fairness.
His handwriting is just lovely.
A pleasing montage from British artist and calligrapher
More of this.
Medieval Blackletter Calligraphy
The Japanese art of
Hitofude Ryuu (‘dragon with one stroke’) where the head of a dragon is created with various calligraphic flourishes and then its entire body is rendered with an oversized sumi brush in one masterful stroke, as demonstrated by masters of the art at Kousyuuya studio in Nikko, Japan.
Nibmeister John Mottishaw puts a modified, custom-ground
Namiki Falcon fountain pen through its paces.
The sound, the blackness, the flourish.
that’s how you do that.
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Master calligrapher, Frank Ortmann creates the cover for Max Goldt’s album,
. L’Eglise des Crocodiles
Gorgeous to behold.