Openinkstand Art & Calligraphy

Archive for ‘February, 2013’

My favorite poem by Pablo Neruda I crave your mouth, your voice, your hair.Silent and starving, I prowl through the streets.Bread does not nourish me, dawn…

…there was practically one handwriting common to the whole school when it came to writing lines. It resembled the movements of a fly that had fallen…

Study as much as you practice.Know what you want to execute.Use only the best materials.Keep your pens very clean.Watch your slant carefully.Master one style at a…

My desk setup from 2011. I have since bought a book stand and rearranged the table so there is more space for arm movement. I really…

These beautiful bird flourishes was what got me into calligraphy and penmanship. I remember being about 12 years old walking in an art bookshop bored out…

“Look at that,” he said. “How the ink bleeds.” He loved the way it looked, to write on a thick pillow of the pad, the way…

This beautiful stamp color is made by mixing gold and red stamp ink together. Technically loose stamps should be attached to an acrylic block for an…