Why do we not use calligraphy to day?
Calligraphy back then was like printers to us. Calligraphy needed to be almost, if not completely, perfect. It was used to copy books back then. Since the invention of the printing press and more advanced printers, calligraphy became less and less useful, and eventually has almost died out. It is still used in parts of the world today, but is not a prominent as it used to.
On the first Tuesday of each month, we learn how to write with calligraphy quills. *Fact: Calligraphy does not use pens- they use quills and you need to use nibs to write and a bottle of ink. A good book with a little information about how to fill up and use a calligraphy quill is in the book "The View From Saturday" by E.L. Konigsburg. Great book too!!! :)*
Calligraphy is a form of handwriting used and originated in eastern europe. the word calligraphy comes from the greek words kallos graphes meaning beautiful writing. They use a special pen to write calligraphy, there are different types of calligraphy when you write the special pen has to be held at 45 degrees exactly. Calligraphy is those fancy writings. People sometimes take classes to have great handwriting and stuff.
Islamic calligraphy is a beautiful work of writing that uses the Arabic text as the basis of a written text, therefore, Islamic calligraphy is often called by the Arabic calligraphy. Islamic calligraphy is an art expression implementation Muslim artists from around the world to express their love to God.
Chinese calligraphy is prettier, and most of the words in Japanese are from Chinese. Chinese people are smart, they created a wonderful language. love Chinese! ^OMG... Both cultures use the same calligraphy to some extent. The Japanese use a form of calligraphy that's called kanji, or hanja in Korean that uses the same characters as in China...however if you want to get technical they do have their own characters that are more free flowing and…