Can you solve this Calligraphy?


One of our reads asked for help in reading their scroll. The scroll is written on wood, measuring is 200L x 38.5cm. We have asked a few Calligraphy people in Japan, but still awaiting their answers. In the meantime, permission has been given for us to ask for the community in helping to solve this Calligraphy. … [Read more...]

Gallery Sarah hosts ‘ Calligraphy – The Art of the Letter ‘ Exhibition.


Gallery Sarah in part of the bait Al Zubair Museum and it’s the first art gallery of its kind in Oman. From now until the end of August its hosting an exhibition by a group of calligraphers titled ‘Calligraphy - The Art of the Letter’. The exhibition brings together an eclectic mix of talented Arabic calligraphers and typographers who are pushing the boundaries of the art form into new directions. In the Arab world, calligraphy has been used to a much greater extent and in … [Read more...]

New Year 2014 greetings from Beyond Calligraphy. Were you born in the Year of the Horse?


Chinese New Year 4712 begins January 31st. From East to West, in Japan, China and Asia and everywhere people of Chinese origin celebrate, the days are filled with rituals, shared food and conversation. For 15 days families unite and celebrate their culture in welcome. Those born in horse years are said to be talented and cheerful, skillful with money, clever with their hands. The images chosen to represent the upcoming year to our readers are from Peter Ng, Calligraphy Master and Ink … [Read more...]