• Daily calligraphy - how it's going

    16 days ago - By Art With a Needle

    It wasn't until the fourth or fifth day of my new daily art project that I realized: the choice of what I was going to write was just as much an artistic decision as what pen and what style of lettering to use. I started out the year with the first lines of Ode to Joy, because I always use that text when I need to write something. It's one of the few poems that I can recite substantial parts of in German, and I love the idea. The next day I wrote from the Battle Hymn of the Republic; again, because I know the words to all the verses by heart I can do calligraphy even if I didn't bring a...
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