One Love to welcome all irrespective of language, race, community, country. They all who love the elegance of the strokes in letters from Marathi Calligraphy are welcome! For further on Hand Lettering visit the Portfolio Page.
Fourth Week of New Year celebrated with Hand Lettering! Wonderful opportunity to showcase some hand lettering art here. Posted few works using chalk on the wall, Rangoli Designs, Pen on Paper through out the week. The Alphabets all together will give a visual treat with chalks, Rangoli and a Quote. For more projects on Hand Lettering visit the portfolio page. Also find some interesting photos in my entries to weekly photo challenges.
The last day of this week’s challenge which gave me a wonderful opportunity to showcase some hand lettering art here. Posted few works using chalk on the wall, Rangoli Designs through out the week. The last entry for Alphabet which is the inspiring quote in Hindi Lettering. The lines say, “Work is Difficult hence worth Doing, Otherwise ordinary works are done by All”. For more projects on Hand Lettering visit the portfolio page. Also find some interesting photos in my entries to weekly photo challenges.
This post as a part of this week’s challenge and also wonderful opportunity to showcase some hand lettering art and Rangoli here. Posted some Rangoli designs before and can be seen in weekly photo challenges. For more projects on Hand Lettering visit the portfolio page. The fourth entry for Alphabet which is the lettering in a Rangoli to welcome Dindi 2015. The letters here say, “Mind will not go anywhere after seeing your feet”. We always make the events more colourful with Rangoli.
This week there is again wonderful opportunity to showcase some hand lettering art here. Posting few works using chalk on the wall. For more projects on Hand Lettering visit the portfolio page. The third entry for Alphabet which is the lettering way to celebrate birthday of my nephew. The art has combo of Devnagari (Marathi) and English script. We always celebrate the events with chalk art to express our emotions. Find more stuff on weekly photo challenges.
Basics Strokes of Devnagari Calligraphy creating beautiful patterns called CalliPatterns. All the strokes are transformed in a round shape to indicate unity. Though not tried here, some other basic shapes like rectangle, square will also create beauty. Some more transformations can be viewed at CalliPatterns.
Its natural to grow by age. Hence its natural to loose youngster in you. But some beautiful things like hobby, passion, memories keep you Young At Heart. Its art lover who will be always young at heart irrespective of its age. Art can be music, dance, acting, painting, sketching, designing anything which explores creativity in you!
Its my personal experience that followings some form art will keep you younger physically and mentally! I follow calligraphy, Hand lettering almost regularly and it helps to explore my creativity and inner talent. Allowing your imagination, ideas generation enhance creative skills that you have. Creativity is not function of age. Hence its always young keeping you younger and younger. So always try to explore your creative side!
More or less art of any type like cooking, will always give you a satisfaction. There are no wrong answers, no fear to fail its always pleasing to you! There is always freedom to express, there are no rules. All these wonderful features of any art make you more younger and beautiful too!
Franz Kafka’s quote justifies what do you need to stay young at heart!
“Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old”
While browsing, came across some of the learning resources on calligraphy. A lot of Project Ideas are mentioned at Dancing Pen Caligraphy. Exhibtion of the work by some of world renowned calligraphers is interesting and can be visited at Calligraphy Expo. The project participants are from almost every corner of the globe. It has books on calligraphy mainly in Russian. I would like to recommend Art of Calligraphy by David Harris which is in English. We can down load the book here.