writing as an art. The term derives from the Greek words for `good` or `beautiful` and for `writing` or `drawing` and refers to what masters called ... [56 related articles]
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calligraphy 1. The art of fine or beautiful penmanship or handwriting. 2. Good handwriting skills. 3. A script of high aesthetic value produced by a brush, especially that of Chinese, Japanese, or Arabic origin. 4. Works produced in beautiful handwriting that are considered as a group.
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Calligraphy (from Greek κάλλος kallos "beauty" + γραφή graphẽ "writing") is a type of visual art. It is often called the art of fancy lettering (Mediavilla 1996: 17). A contemporary definition of calligraphic practice is "the art of giving form to signs in an expressive, harmonious and...
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calligraphy (kulig'rufē) [Gr.,=beautiful writing], skilled penmanship practiced as a fine art. See also inscription; paleography.Sections in this article:IntroductionEuropean CalligraphyAsian CalligraphyArabic CalligraphyBibliography
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Art of handwriting, regarded in China and Japan as the greatest of the visual arts, and playing a large part in Islamic art because the depiction of the human and animal form is forbidden. Chinese calligraphy The first Chinese writing appeared in about 1300 BC. Unlike the alphabets and words of West...
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In printing and drawing a free and rhythmic use of line to accentuate design. It is seen at its best in Japanese wood-block prints and Chinese scrolls. Also, fine, stylized handwriting using quills, brushes or pens with ink.
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The art of beautiful writing. Broadly, a flowing use of line, often varying from thick to thin.
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1) Beautiful handwriting 2) Hand 3) Handwriting 4) Penmanship 5) Script
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