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Saturday, 18 December 2004
Thomas Ingmire's Calligraphy
Topic: Calligraphy
Calligraphy & Fine Art by San Francisco calligrapher Thomas Ingmire.

posted by niblog at 13:40 CET
Updated: Monday, 20 December 2004 09:34 CET
Tuesday, 14 December 2004
Mulhouse 1784 Kalligraphie, orig. Stiche Schreib Kunst
Topic: Calligraphy
Andy in Basel, Switzerland ("federfuxer" on eBay) sold this beautiful 24 page French/German calligraphy book from 1784 on German eBay. Auction ended 14. December 2004. Winning bid was EUR 311 (Approx. US $415) item #2292392167

posted by niblog at 00:01 CET
Updated: Tuesday, 14 December 2004 01:21 CET
Saturday, 11 December 2004
2005 Graceful Envelope Contest
Topic: Calligraphy
2005 Call For Entries Calligraphers and artists from around the world are invited to participate in the 11th annual Graceful Envelope Contest, conducted by the Washington (DC) Calligraphers Guild under the sponsorship of the National Association of Letter Carriers. Deadline for entries is Monday, April 18, 2005.
All details at

posted by niblog at 00:01 CET
Updated: Monday, 13 December 2004 00:57 CET
Friday, 10 December 2004
Nobel Prize 2004
Topic: Calligraphy
The diplomas for 2004 are up on the Nobel Foundation website. Check out the Diploma of Elfriede Jelinek, winner of the 2004 literature prize, artist Karin Mamma Andersson, calligrapher Annika Rücker.

Here is Richard Axel's Medicine Diploma Calligrapher Susan Duvnäs

"The Nobel Prize is an international award given yearly since 1901 for achievements in physics, chemistry, medicine, literature and for peace. The prizes, which include an amount (SEK 10 million, around euro 1.1 million or US$1.3 million per prize category), a gold medal and a diploma, are presented on 10. December, the anniversary of Nobel's death in 1896."

Read an article about the Nobel Diplomas

posted by niblog at 00:01 CET
Updated: Sunday, 12 December 2004 13:03 CET
Tuesday, 7 December 2004
The Making of a Medieval Book
Topic: Calligraphy
The Making of a Medieval Book explores the materials and techniques used to create the lavishly illuminated manuscripts produced in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. The exhibition examines the four stages involved in the making of a medieval book: parchment making, writing, illumination, and binding. The Making of a Medieval Book is part of the Getty's "Making of" series, which explores the historical techniques behind various art forms. Getty Exhibitions

posted by niblog at 20:39 CET
Updated: Wednesday, 8 December 2004 21:19 CET
Sunday, 5 December 2004
Mail art across the World 2005
Topic: Calligraphy
Calligraphy Mail Art project displaying beautifully written international mail art. Go to

posted by niblog at 00:01 CET
Updated: Wednesday, 8 December 2004 21:21 CET
Thursday, 2 December 2004
The ink corrosion website
Topic: Calligraphy
It is surprisingly easy to make iron gall ink - the earliest recipes are often the simplest - and the ingredients are inexpensive and readily available. Learn how to make ink on The ink corrosion website

posted by niblog at 00:01 CET
Updated: Wednesday, 8 December 2004 21:31 CET
Monday, 29 November 2004
Quills Kill
Topic: Calligraphy
Quill Skill - Calligraphy by Denis Brown. Don't miss the Calligraphy Movie (Requires Flash player, version 6 or later)

posted by niblog at 00:01 CET
Updated: Friday, 10 December 2004 19:29 CET
Sunday, 28 November 2004
Swedish Parliament Cursive
Topic: Calligraphy
Tysk kursiv i riksdagsprotokoll från 1600- och 1700-talen. German cursive used in documents from Riksdagen - The Swedish Parliament

posted by niblog at 00:01 CET
Updated: Friday, 10 December 2004 22:19 CET
Tuesday, 23 November 2004
Jan van den Velde
Topic: Calligraphy
Jan van den Velde (1568-1623) - one of the most important writing-masters in our history, because of his Spieghel der Schrijfkonste (Rotterdam, 1605). This is number 42 in the exhibition "A hundred highlights from the Koninklijke Bibliotheek" National Library of the Netherlands

posted by niblog at 00:01 CET
Updated: Saturday, 11 December 2004 23:34 CET
Wednesday, 17 November 2004
Logos and logotypes by Jill Bell
Topic: Calligraphy
Logotypes and lettering by calligrapher and type designer Jill Bell. Jill Bell Design and Lettering is located in Los Angeles, USA.

posted by niblog at 00:01 CET

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