Calligraphy, calligraphers

Calligraphy, the history of calligraphy, calligraphers, history, styles

Arabic calligraphy

Arabic Calligraphy Services
Arabic Calligraphy Services was first established in 1999 as a world leader in the field of Arabic Calligraphy, providing individuals and corporations alike with an artistic, high resolution, relevant and enjoyable Arabic Calligraphy Styles. Their mission is to promote our customers’ awareness for Arabic designs, and to drive their appreciation for cultural diversity through the practice of Arabic calligraphy and Islamic designs.

The Art of Arabic Calligraphy

Arabic calligraphy Wikipedia entry.


Associazione Calligrafica Italiana (ACI)
Association for the Calligraphic Arts

The Chinese Calligraphy Association

International Research Centre for Calligraphy
The International Research Centre for Calligraphy (IRCC). The IRCC is based in the Design Centre at the University of Sunderland, UK and it is dedicated to promote and facilitate the development of calligraphy with national and international contexts.

The International Association of Master Penmen, Engrossers and Teachers of Handwriting. IAMPETH


Officina Patosq
A calligraphy blog by Tommasina Squadrito  – a calligraphy of gestures, visions, conditions, writing.
Calligrafia in movimenti, condizioni, scritture.

Chinese calligraphy

Chinese and Japanese calligraphy by Aiko Morita.

Chinese Calligraphy
An illustrated chronology of Chinese calligraphy.

Masters of Chinese calligraphy.

Chinese master calligraphy.

Gothic script Wikipedia entry.

Japanese calligraphy

Japanese calligraphy. Japan Guide

Japanese calligraphy. Takase

Shodo Journal Research Institute

Shodo – Art of Japanese calligraphy

Japanese calligraphy. Wikipedia

25+ best ideas about Japanese Calligraphy on Pinterest

Museums of calligraphy

Museum of calligraphy and miniature graphics in Pettenbach (Austria)

Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy, Moscow.

Taipei National Palace Museum
The Calligraphic World of Mi Fu’s Art

Taipei Palace Museum calligraphy collection.

Persian calligraphy

Persian Calligraphy
A website dedicated to Persian calligraphy.

Famous Persian calligraphers.

The work of a student of Arabic calligraphy, using bamboo pens (qalams) and brown ink, tracing over the teacher’s work in black ink.