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cal·lig·ra·phy

 (kə-lĭg′rə-fē)
n.
1.
a. The art of fine handwriting.
b. Works in fine handwriting considered as a group.
2. Handwriting.

[French calligraphie, from Greek kalligraphiā, beautiful writing : kalli-, beautiful (from kallos, beauty) + -graphiā, -graphy.]

cal·lig′ra·pher, cal·lig′ra·phist n.
cal′li·graph′ic (kăl′ĭ-grăf′ĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.calligraphic - of or relating to or expressed in calligraphy

calligraphic

adjective
Of or relating to representation by means of writing:
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calligraphic

[ˌkælɪˈgræfɪk] ADJcaligráfico

calligraphic

adjkalligrafisch, Schönschreib-
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In his epistolary communication, as in his dialogues and discourses on the great question to which it related, Mr Dorrit surrounded the subject with flourishes, as writing-masters embellish copy-books and ciphering-books: where the titles of the elementary rules of arithmetic diverge into swans, eagles, griffins, and other calligraphic recreations, and where the capital letters go out of their minds and bodies into ecstasies of pen and ink.
of California-Berkeley) examines visual images and calligraphic objects associated with the Zen Buddhist monastery Daitokuji in Kyoto.
Looking at sculptures informed by such glamorous image histories and so many visual collisions between semimoving parts, our attention shifts on three fronts: from theory to disembodied experience; from the spooky icon to the calligraphic mark in space; from the posthuman--a fairly dated concept for an artwork, though not for a car or a cup--to a sexualized formalism remarkable for its attention to scattered microcosmic detail.
Topics to be covered include: the structure of Arabic script and its historical origin; graphic assimilation; the calligraphic dimension; script analysis & synthesis; font technology; graphemes, and more.
KARACHI -- An exhibition of Ahmad Khan's calligraphic work at Artciti Gallery is drawing considerable attention of local painters and art enthusiasts.
RAWALPINDI -- Khana-e-Farhang Jamhuria Iran in collaboration with Rawalpindi Arts Council organized calligraphic and painting competitions with title of "Ashurai Saqafat" on Monday.
The poems appear in English on facing pages with visually delightful Arabic calligraphic inscriptions of each by Mouneer al-Shaarani.
Or the poster by Victor Moscoso, also calligraphic, for gigs by Big Brother and the Holding Company, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Mount Rushmore, and Blue Cheer on June 29 and 30 and July 2 at the Avalon Ballroom, which adds blue to green and red and scatters its text through a nausea-inducing double spiral.
With the recent acquisition of the E&S ESCP(TM) product line, the Company has become a major worldwide supplier of calligraphic projectors for civil, military and commercial aviation.
ISLAMABAD -- A solo exhibition of unique and exclusive modern calligraphic paintings by renowned artist Jamil Naqsh started here on Friday at Tanzara Gallery.
Consul General also presented 'Allama Bil-Qalam' --a book of Islamic Calligraphic works by Pakistani artists as a souvenir to Imam Sudais who was highly impressed by the artistic work and craftsmanship of Pakistani calligraphers.
These calligraphic line drawings, mostly ink on paper, which first appeared around 1961 and have continued throughout the artist's career, sometimes resemble the works Henri Michaux did under the influence of mescaline.