Examples of calligraphy in a Sentence
she specializes in scrollwork with beautiful calligraphy
Recent Examples of calligraphy from the Web
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.
The invitation included embellished details and calligraphy that served as jumping off points for the ornate dress.
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.
To replace paper records, the court has hired teams that are scanning and coding documents as far back as 1863, a trove of ink-pen calligraphy.
There will also be floral demonstrations as well as classes on feng shui, Yang-style tai chi and calligraphy.
Artists Aline Hoffman will demonstrate the art of pyrography; Richard White, portrait drawing; Kathy Lepak, calligraphy; and Irina Trzaskos, watercolor.
Leave a Note Decorative touches of bamboo, calligraphy, folk art, and lanterns give this 223-room property an air of festivity about it, but the overarching theme of nature dominates.
The tapered tip is inspired by shodo, the art of Japanese calligraphy, and delivers opaque black pigment in one fell swoop.
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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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