Saturday, July 30, 2011

Beautiful Ink! Flowing, and to a beat.

Would you like a few minutes of peaceful enjoyment? Then grab yourself a nice glass of wine or a lovely warm cuppa, just relax, and watch this clip from Irish calligrapher Denis Brown. He'll be exhibiting at Modified Expression in the National Craft Gallery at the Kilkenny Arts Festival this August 5-14th.
Need to wake up a little after that?
Then have a gander at this beat remix from the master calligrapher:
Denis has his very own educational calligraphy channel, too. His work is interesting and experimental, but well rooted in ancient tradition- he is recognized as a world leader in Letter Arts. Visit his website at to find out more, and you can also see his snow calligraphy video (as well as some more Kilkenny Arts Festival highlights) here.
Like this? Go see craft strand curator Angela O'Kelly introduce a free artists' talk at 3pm, Sat the 6th at The National Craft Gallery.


  1. Hi Susan,

    You posted a comment on my blog which is misbehaving and won't let me respond to it. So here I am instead. Thanks a lot for passing on my Lughnasa posting. Looking forward to yours on the regatta. Best, Felicity :)

  2. Thanks so much for the calligraphy channel link! Loading the pen with a brush might just get me trying a proper calligraphy pen - I've been afraid of spilling the ink.

  3. Thanks for stopping by, ladies! Mollydot- good luck w/ your calligraphy, we'll be looking forward to a photo :)


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