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 Is cursive a casualty of the digital era?

Medieval writing. An Index of scripts.

Map of comparative histories

Medieval ink and pigment recipes.

Teachertube .com videos

Colossal Art Design Photography Vide0 More.

A very interesting compilation of lettering / signwriting videos

Getty Publications Virtual Library.  Mira calligraphia monumenta                       A Sixteenth-Century Calligraphic Manuscript

Open Culture   Free cultural & educational media on the web.

A history of Typography told in 5 animated minutes.

Medieval Writing  An introduction to medieval manuscripts. History, Heritage and Data source.

Gilding with Instacol From Harvest Critenden.

Making a Medieval Manuscript A series of videos of the process.

Manuscript and Inscription Letters for Schools & Classes & for the use of craftsmen. Edward Johnston. Download as PDF or read online.

Writing & Illuminating & lettering Edward Johnston.  Download as PDF or read online.

Lloyd Reynolds Series. Videos. Calligraphy and hand writing.

2734 Calligraphy and Lettering books

PAPERMAKING using original materials and techniques.

Islamic Calligraphy Then and now.

UK Craft Skills Awards Featuring parchment making and letter cutting.

The evolution of typography

Reddit Calligraphy pages

Medievalists.net  Where the middle ages began

Script in the Copperplate Style by   Dr Joseph M Vitolo

A scribe and his cat  Pangur Ban

The Poetry Cat  Find the  text of thousands of classic poems.

The prayer book of Claude de France and other gems from the Morgan Museum.

Beautiful reproductions from Moleiro   Silos Beatus and many other manuscripts.

The Public Domain Review Many, many E Books. Featuring The Proper Art of Writing.

illuminations-the-private-lives-of-medieval-kings-a-bbc-documentary

SHEILA WATERS  Queen of calligraphy.

Natural pigments  Rare artists, colours, materials etc.

Leeds University Calligraphy Society  Including all Bill’s videos on the English Resources page.

Hints and tips and lots of other interesting stuff from the makers of Ziller inks.

Homework Elephant  Over 5000 resources.

The Guardian Teacher Network

How Illuminated Manuscripts were made

From Cuneiform to Topkapi

Raphael Boguslav  Calligrapher

The Khan Academy  Teacher’s / coaching resources.

The Teacher’s Web Ring.  200 sites full of resources

Ira Glass  Video.   Nobody tells beginners

Trish Taylor Calligraphy

Paper Making  Can a papermaker help to save the world?

Conservation Materials Specialists  Conservation by Design.

The Staffordshire Hoard

The Richard Harrison Collection  A Scribe’s Treasure.

Scribblers 50 hints & tips.

The British Library.  eBooks

Paul Antonio Calligraphy Videos

Royal Manuscripts. The Genius of Illumination

A series of calligraphy videos on vimeo

The Bible of Saint Louis and other facsimile editions

Donald Jackson.  The Calligrapher.

Making Manuscripts

Steve Jobs’ 2005 Commencement address

The Book of Kells.  The work of Angels?

A word or two on pricing your artwork.  Jessica Hische

Those who write the letter
Another brush with silence.

A Brush With Silence   A workshop with Brody Neuenschwander

The V&A Museum.  Caring for your books and papers.

The History of English in 10 minutes

The Birmingham Pen Museum

Gold leaf and sign-writers suppliers

Why creative people need to be eccentric

Tashi Mannox.  Tibetan Calligrapher.

The Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy

Paintings and poetry of the 19th/20th century

Little Sparta is Ian Hamilton Finlay’s greatest work of art

The Bases of Design by Walter Crane ( Full text ).

The Wonderful world of Walter Crane

Maggie McNab  The Nature of Symbols.

The Dashti Pen

Morven Green. Animal Portraits Landscape and Fantasy Artist

Vatican Film Library

In case you forget why it’s important to create

Sacred Geometry with SacredGeo Dingbats

The Letter Killeth, but the Spirit Giveth Life; Glen Epstein

The Alphabet Adventure in the Classroom

The Beauty of Books

Teucer Wilson Lettercutter

Illuminating a dark age

From Teachers tv – 50 useful art websites

GreatUnyieldingTruths

Illuminated Manuscripts The Fitzwilliam Museum

Georgian Manuscripts.

everything, almost, about lettering

Letters into stone

Cardozo Kindersley Workshop

The great calligraphy catalogue

Anglo-Saxon, Viking, Norman and British Living History

Cutting Quill Pens from Feathers

International Calligrapher Artist Massimo Polello

The Art of Hermann Zapf

South African letter carvers on Facebook

British Library Manuscripts Catalogue

REED MAGAZINE.  Good Lettering is the main theme here.
Well worth a look.

Operina.com
Free e-books

DEDICATED to calligraffiti by SHOE

David A Smith – Sign Artist

Hand Lettered Poster

The art of Ebru. Marbling.

Walldogs signs

The Kamis Pen.  Hand- made pens plus much more.

Ann Hechle: calligraphy as experiment, expression, and vocation

Ezeframe. A company I have dealt with for a good few years.
Good, quick service . UK and just beginning in France I believe.

The Morgan Museum

Odyssey show and share

Art and Socialism by William Morris

Calligraphity Store etc

IAMPETH Videos on Calligraphy and Penmanship

Aidan Meehan Celtic Design  Facebook

Photoshop as a calligraphic layout tool with Richard Crookes.  Facebook

Marian Bantjes: Intricate beauty by design

http://contemporarycalligraphy.blogspot.com/

Notes: A Calligraphic Journal.

http://www.decodingdesign.com/

Design with the power of nature.

http://www.paperinkarts.com/en-us/front.html

Calligraphy Supplies

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2010/05/18/the-beauty-of-typography-writing-systems-and-calligraphy-of-the-world/

The Beauty of Typography

http://www.facebook.com/posted.php?id=102406704243&start=80#!/media/set/?set=a.134598746557398.25718.100000218211169

Edward Johnston: Early Work, with thanks to Georgia Angelopoulos

http://www.leavesofgold.org/

Manuscript Illumination plus learning centre

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQ5lVbtMtN4

calligraphie Aimé Césaire Elghait Yara

http://www.espacedefis.com/espacedefis/index.php

Graffiti, Calligraphy, Calligraffiti, Travelling art projects etc

http://www.facebook.com/posted.php?id=102406704243&start=90#!/profile.php?id=100000463744595&sk=photos

A link for all you lovers of letterform in all it’s guises. You will wish you had seen this Fb page years ago. Many thanks Don. May your pencils remain as sharp as you are.

http://www.facebook.com/posted.php?id=102406704243&start=90#!/video/video.php?v=303620954270&oid=290771628455&comments

Turkish calligraphers at work plus pen cutting.

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/calligraphyexchange/

http://kalligrafie.2link.be/

Calligraphy Links worldwide

http://www.quillskill.com/calligraphy/calligraphy.htm

The calligraphy of Denis Brown

http://www.automaticpens.co.uk/

Welcome to Automatic Pens

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMPhHTtKZ8Q

The Secret of Kells – Official US Trailer

http://www.rmanyc.org/nav/exhibitions/view/308

The Red Book of C.G. Jung at the Rubin Museum of art.

http://ilovetypography.com/

Codex magazine

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7Zrz0r2Nz4&NR=1&feature=fvwp

Lettercarving

http://www.themorgan.org/collections/works/cleves/default.asp

Demons and Devotion: The Hours of Catherine of Cleves

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWdIOKfvyN8

Hear Those Sweet Words

  • Art and calligraphy from journals, set to the music of Norah Jones.

http://www.flickr.com/search/show/?q=turkey++calligraphy

Turkish calligraphy

Disappearing acts: Master calligrapher Paul Antonio | Money | guardian.co.uk

http://www.barincilt.com.tr/eng/eminbarin.html

A fascinating insight to the history of Turkish calligraphy

http://www.soulistry.com/Soulistry/Home.html

SoulistrY
connecting creativity & spirituality
in new ways

http://www.savethechildren.org.uk/

http://quillskill.com/FLV/gothicmov.html

Denis Brown

http://www.sociedaddecaligrafos.org.mx/

Lovely work from Mexico

http://www.cynscribe.com/index.html

Cynscribe Directory. Calligraphy worldwide.

http://www.atelier-calligraphie.com/encreetl/modules/extgallery/public-album.php?id=9

Ink and light. French calligraphic portal.

http://leedscalligraphy.blogspot.com/

Leeds University Calligraphy Society

http://www.facebook.com/posted.php?id=102406704243&start=140#!/group.php?gid=235022682360

  • Calligraphy / Artwork in any medium In any language Just one word. PEACE Whether you consider yourself a Master or a Beginner, please put some PEACE on this page

http://www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/index.htm

London contemporary art gallery

http://pacificasiamuseum.org/_on_view/index.aspx

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS / Upcoming Exhibitions

http://www.bartleby.com/

  • Bartleby.com publishes thousands of free online classics of reference, literature and nonfiction

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUEwL00UbdM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUEwL00UbdM

Stone Carving – V-Cut Letters (Part 2)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJztwFR3IK4

International exhibition of calligraphy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arBt4YGzemc

A New Year Love to You All

http://animals-at-risk-shelter.org/

  • Voted Best Cat Rescue Shelter in Britain by Pet Plan/Cats MagazineRegistered Charity Number 1044094

Calligraphy supplies

http://www.scribblers.co.uk/

  • calligraphy supplies, calligraphy, calligraphy lessons,calligraphy materials

http://paperinkarts.com/shop.html

Paper & Ink Arts – Calligraphy Supplies

http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/features/lindisfarne/learningseminar2.html

  • Seminar 2: Eadfrith and the making of the gospels. Painted Labyrinth: the World of the Lindisfarne Gospels. An exhibition held at the British Library 16th May to 28th September 2003.

http://calligraphy-expo.com/eng/default.aspx

Programme for Moscow Calligraphy Exhibition 2012.
Plus previous exhibitions. Well worth a look for some stunning images..

http://vimeo.com/12733075

Legacy of Letters

vimeo.com

Fraktur writing for the Legacy of Letters italian tour, organized by Paul Shaw, NYC.

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