The world looks like a much better place when you stand in environments with beautiful interiors, well-articulated themes and especially, serene calligraphy. The word "calligraphy" itself is derived from the Greek words meaning "beauty" and "writing".
Samples of calligraphy date as far back as 200 BC, and this art form continues to be practiced in various parts of the world. Being a unique skill, it pays off to learn how to write calligraphy. Different styles of calligraphy originate from diverse cultureold English calligraphy alphabet or Arabic calligraphy alphabet, its important to have historical perspective when learning how to write calligraphy. Islamic has evolved alongside the religion of Islam and the Arabic language. It is a broad spectrum that comprises all works of calligraphy by the Muslim calligraphers from Morocco to China, it is associated with geometric Islamic art (arabesque) on the walls and ceilings of mosques as well as on the page. From ancient China, the oldest Chinese characters still existent are Jiǎgǔwén characters carved on ox scapula and tortoise plastrons, because the imperials of the Shang Dynasty carved pits on such animals bones and then baked them to gain auspice of military affairs, agricultural harvest, or even procreating
and weather etc. Surprisingly, Japanese calligraphy has its roots in Chinese, datingback to the 28th century BCE to a time when pictographs were inscribed on bone for religious purposes. When this writing developed into an instrument of administration for the state, the need for a uniform script was felt and hence a prime minister in the Chinese dynasty of Qin, Li Si, standardized a script and its way of being written. some instruments commonly which are used in calligraphy, and their derivative usage.
¤ Felt tips pens: convenient, disposable, they do not leak and they do not need to be
¤ Fountain pens: refillable, long-lasting if properly maintained (see Warnings below)
¤ Steel-point pens: ink must be fed with a dropper or a brush, capable of creating fine
detail and hard edges, but it is inconvenient to change tips frequently.
¤ A quill pen: leave a duck or turkey feather to dry in the sun, cut at an angle with a
¤ Pencil - use fine grit sand paper on one side of a soft pencil (#2, HB, B) against a flat
surface, then turn and flatten the other side to create a "chisel" tip, sharpen as need while writing. Although calligraphy is a diverse field and depending on what type of calligraphy you decide to practice, some key instructions are common toall language and art-forms in the world of calligraphy.
1. Loosen the grip and letting the pen flow.2. Hold the instrument correctly 3. Write naturally 4. Find new patterns
Loosen the grip and letting the pen flow: Before you begin actually learning how to write calligraphy, you need to get used to using the instrument. Scrawl designs across arough page and get acquainted to writing with it.