Examples of calligraphy in a Sentence
she specializes in scrollwork with beautiful calligraphy
Recent Examples of calligraphy from the Web
Most of Charnow's pieces thus begin with meaningful Hebrew and/or English phrases done in reverse calligraphy.
Artists Aline Hoffman will demonstrate the art of pyrography; Richard White, portrait drawing; Kathy Lepak, calligraphy; and Irina Trzaskos, watercolor.
Display booths and Japanese performances, such as the lion dance, Shamisen, Taiko (traditional Japanese drumming), martial arts, calligraphy, origami, anime and more.
Stay for a couple hours, enjoy the food and music, and check out classes on subjects such as flower arrangement and calligraphy.
The collector-philanthropist donated a larger gift, some 140 examples of Japanese ink painting and calligraphy from 1600 to 1900, to the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.
In New York, the idea of plushy seats with calligraphy place cards and plastic on the catwalk seems to be fading.
Chinese art, funeral statuary, painted 8th century silks, Neolithic pottery, ancient Persian bronze objects, a two-story bronze Buddha from Japan and examples of calligraphy are all part of the holdings.
The large white piece of paper featured the classic calligraphy of bench coach Don Wakamatsu.
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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
CALLIGRAPHY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of calligraphy for English Language Learners
: the art of making beautiful handwriting
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Definition of calligraphy for Students
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