Tag Archives: Gothic
De Rerum Natura
In his only surviving work De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of Things), the philosopher and poet Lucretius expounds on his theory that all matter is composed of tiny particles, making him the world’s second atomic physicist (Democritus, in fact, … Continue reading
The Call of the Wild
This quote from Jack London’s Call of the Wild always gives me goosebumps. My calligraphy is on exhibit at the Saratoga Library through January 31st. I will be giving a calligraphy demo there, with other Pacific Scribes calligraphers, on January … Continue reading
I’m With You
Alan Ginsberg dedicated the third section of Howl to Carl Solomon, whom he met at a psychiatric hospital in 1949. Ginsberg sympathized with Solomon, who, like Ginsberg’s mother, struggled with mental illness and received shock treatment. He describes the events that occurred … Continue reading
Happy New Year
What better way to celebrate the Chinese New Year than with Coq au Vin?
Posted in Blackletter, Calligraphy, Fraktur variation Tagged Blackletter, Calligraphie, calligraphy, Calligraphy by Raoul, Coq au Vin, Fraktur, Gothic, Gothique, Ink stick, Pergamenata, Recipe 8 Comments
Je suis Charlie
En hommage aux victimes de l’attentat à la rédaction de Charlie Hebdo. In memory of the victims of the massacre at the editorial offices of Charlie Hebdo.
Posted in Calligraphy, Fraktur variation Tagged Blackletter, Calligraphie, calligraphy, Charlie Hebdo, Fraktur, free speech, Gothic, Gothique, Je suis Charlie, liberté d'expression 3 Comments