Links: Calligraphy

Calligraphy is the art of beautiful handwriting. The word comes from the Greek καλλι (kalli) from καλλος (kallos) - beauty, and γραφια (graphia) from γραφειν (graphein) - to write.

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Calligraphy in specific languages

Arabic calligraphy (الخط العربي)

http://www.islamicart.com/main/calligraphy
http://www.zakariya.net

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Chinese calligraphy (書法/书法)

http://www.chinapage.com/callig1.html
http://www.tongram.com/gallery/default.asp

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Ink treasures

Chinese and Japanese ink painting and calligraphy project
http://www.ink-treasures.com

East Asian calligraphy

Information about calligraphy from East Asia, mainly Chinese and Japanese
http://www.beyondcalligraphy.com

English calligraphy

Calligraphy in English that looks like Chinese characters
http://www.vecusa.com

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Hebrew calligraphy

http://www.impwriter.com

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Japanese calligraphy (書道)

http://www.kanzaki.com/art/callig.html
http://www.takase.com
http://www.japaneseshodo.com

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Mongolian Calligraphy

http://www.mongoliancalligraphy.com/english/mongolcalligraphy.htm

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Persian calligraphy

http://www.rumigallery.com
http://www.persiancalligraphy.org

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Tibetan calligraphy

http://www.asianart.com/exhibitions/calligraphy
http://www.tashimannox.co.uk/gal.html
http://www.tibetan-calligraphy.com

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Tifinagh calligraphy

http://tifin.arts.monsite.wanadoo.fr/index.jhtml


Other calligraphy sites

Information about calligraphy and collections of links
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calligraphy
http://www.startlocal.com.au/articles/educational_calligraphy.html
http://www.dmoz.org/Arts/Visual_Arts/Calligraphy/
http://www.psprint.com/resources/design-guide-calligraphy/
http://www.avasflowers.com/calligraphy-the-art-of-writing

Learn Calligraphy
http://www.learncalligraphy.co.uk

The Calligraphy and Lettering Arts Society (CLAS)
http://www.clas.co.uk

The Society of Scribes - a New York based non-profit educational organization which promotes the study, teaching and practice of calligraphy and related disciplines.
http://www.societyofscribes.org

The Calligraphy Centre
http://www.calligraphycentre.com

Calligraphy Art Gallery
http://www.davewood.com.au

Conceptual Calligraphy
http://www.ccelian.com

Calligraphy, Lettering Art and Artist Books - contains many galleries from various calligraphers, lettering and book artists
http://www.cecilia-letteringart.com

Calligrapher's Resource Database
http://www.calligraphystudio.com/database/

All About the Unique Art of Writing: Calligraphy
http://www.beau-coup.com/articles/art-of-writing-calligraphy.htm

Schreibereien.de - calligraphy gallery (in German)
http://www.schreibereien.de

The Painted Word - an online calligraphy project by Julie Sparks to create two illuminated manuscript pages, one in Latin and one in Greek, using calligraphic alphabets from the medieval period and interlinear text in English.
http://www.jcsparks.com/painted/

CYNSCRIBE Calligraphy Directory - thousands of links to calligraphy-related sites
http://www.cynscribe.com

Mary Koperdraat Kalligrafie (in Dutch)
http://www.kalligrafie.nl

Taj Mahal Calligraphy - information about the calligraphy on the Taj Mahal
http://www.tajmahal.org.uk/calligraphy.html

Written Letters by Dominica - calligraphy in a range of styles and languages
http://www.writtenletters.com

Calligraphy Made Easy
http://www.calligraphylearn.com

Calligraphy-related images
http://www.fotosearch.com
http://en.topictures.com/calligraphy

The History of Chinese Calligraphy
http://www.calligraphyforgod.com/aboutchinesecalligraphy.html

Calligraphy Wizard

books Books about calligraphy


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