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Birds1 Craftsmanship Handwriting Jake-Weidman Preserve-the-Past

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.



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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.