Student of lettering, Andy Kelly talks us through the physical and emotional journey he's been on learning the art of calligraphy. You can see more of Andy's amazing work on his blog.
"Presentation of the Day" on May 4, 2015.
Ghaleb Hawila gives us a peek into his journey to find his passion, arabic calligraphy. From how to break the rules to turning your hobby into your occupation, Ghaleb retraces the steps that led him to challenge the preconceptions and develop his own language.
Designer and senior lecturer in typography at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design Phil Baines tells us about his love of lettering and gives examples of found typography close to where he lives.
Marisa Ten Brink is a freelance graphic designer living near Astoria, South Dakota. She received her undergraduate degree from South Dakota State University in 2012 and is currently pursuing an MFA in graphic design at Vermont College of Fine Arts. You can see more of Marisa's work here.
Ann Bain is an artist born long ago is Pittsburgh, has purchased letterforms incessantly for at least three decades now. But, the search veered from calligraphy towards hand writing in recent years, as cursive became an endangered species. Something to think about...
Not many people give a lot of thought to their pens, even though most of us use them every day. But a really great pen can bring true joy. The weight, the balance, the smoothness. It may be hard to believe, but Julian Legere is on a mission to make everyone a believer in the power of good pens.
Sofia is a scientist and an artist. Today, she will tell you about what inspires her work and her journey becoming a creative writer.