Posts tagged calligraphers

7 Talented Calligraphers to Follow on Instagram

Calligraphy is a visual art related to writing, Claude Mediaville described it as “ the art of giving form to signs in an expressive, harmonious, and skillful manner” and we couldn’t agree more. You see it everywhere, you see it on that wedding invitation your friend sent you, or that logo design, that you saw while going to work this morning, and it really got stuck into your head. Aren’t you curious what talented calligraphers there are?

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Artist of the Week: Art Painted on Stacks of Books by Mike Stilkey

Written and visual art go hand in hand perfectly, and the lines between the two are constantly being blurred by calligraphers or people who do book covers. Books have been around in one form or another since ancient times, but it was not until Gutenberg invented the printing press in the 15th century, that books really began to spread. In fact, Gutenberg’s printing press remained virtually unchanged for another 5 centuries, and is still the basis of all printing presses everywhere.

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