Examples of calligraphy in a Sentence
she specializes in scrollwork with beautiful calligraphy
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The resort’s main pavilion doubles as a cultural complex where guests can enjoy activities such as tea and incense ceremonies, calligraphy, and Kunqu Opera performances.
One stylus and one device with the right software gives you a simple pencil to draft artwork, a special fountain pen effect for calligraphy, and everything in between.
Chyna got her oldest child’s name on her left-hand while on her right-hand was her little girl’s name in the same calligraphy.
The show, in the Chinese paintings and calligraphy galleries, is technically a collection reinstallation spiced with a few loans.
There will also be floral demonstrations as well as classes on feng shui, Yang-style tai chi and calligraphy.
In the classrooms, 130 students are handed down the secrets of ancient Afghan crafts: wood-working with walnut and cedar; ceramics with deep turquoise glaze; jewelry making and gem-stone cutting, and miniature painting and elaborate calligraphy.
In 1966, as a Christmas gift, Jackie Kennedy gave Bunny an oversize scrapbook commemorating her work on the Rose Garden with photographs, letters, dried flowers, and humorous and touching commentary in calligraphy-style handwriting.
Artists Aline Hoffman will demonstrate the art of pyrography; Richard White, portrait drawing; Kathy Lepak, calligraphy; and Irina Trzaskos, watercolor.
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Did You Know?
Kalli- is a Greek root meaning "beautiful", and "beautiful" in the case of calligraphy means artistic, stylized, and elegant. Calligraphy has existed in many cultures, including Indian, Persian, and Islamic cultures; Arabic puts a particularly high value on beautiful script, and in East Asia calligraphy has long been considered a major art. Calligraphers in the West use pens with wide nibs, with which they produce strokes of widely differing width within a single letter.
Origin and Etymology of calligraphy
First Known Use: 1590See Words from the same year
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