Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Beijing-based Zheng Lu incorporates calligraphy into the metal skins of his giant sculptures. Each piece’s membrane is perforated metal made up of thousands of Chinese characters. From a young age Zheng Lu studied calligraphy, encouraged by his family, which valued Chinese intellectual studies. The text of his work includes Chinese poetry and religious texts.
Juxtapoz // Friday, July 31, 2015
Designer Ian Barnard has released a video using vegetables as calligraphy pens. He uses classic ink, but uses a carrot, broccoli, asparagus, lemon grass and a chili pepper as instruments. Barnard is passionate about hand lettering and works out of the UK. Beyond his illustration work, he’s also designed several hand-lettered fonts.
Design // Wednesday, January 28, 2015
In this short video London-based artist and sign painter Ged Palmer demonstrates calligraphy and lettering techniques.
Erotica // Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Calligrapher Pokras Lampas is back with another "Calligraphy on Girls" session. Typography meets erotica? Fine by us...
Illustration // Thursday, October 17, 2013
London-based graphic design student Sam has already gained a lot of attention for his calligraphy works onTumblr. The best thing is that most of his works has GIF animated drawings that captivates with the precocious movements of his hand.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 03, 2013
White Walls is pleased to present Unism, the latest solo show by internationally acclaimed Niels ‘Shoe’ Meulmam, opening July 6, 2013 from 7-11pm. The exhibition will be on view through August 10, 2013 and is free and open to the public. After he coined the term Calligraffiti to describe his work in 2007, artist Niels ‘Shoe’ Meulman (Amsterdam, 1967) returns to San Francisco with a new phrase and eponymous exhibition: Unism (pronounced un-ism, not u-nism).
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 09, 2012
Dutch artist Niels Shoe Meulman uses his broom instead of spraypaint or pen to create some beautiful calligraphy on ground level in this video, Sweeping Beauty II. Shot by Adele Renault in Singapore, there is some really good skill coming from the flick of Meulman's wrists. Watch after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Friday, October 28, 2011
Today we've got an awesome sample of long exposure photography done extremely well from self taught artist Kaalam. Kaalam or also known as Julien Breton is a French based artist that has creates extraordinary calligraphy long exposure photos. See more after the jump....