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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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Noun1.calligraphist - someone skilled in penmanship
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
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We also demand that in the future competitions experienced and senior calligraphist should be consulted and made part of management and jury.
The Olympic torch relay re-enacted a heartbreaking scene in which Sin Saimdang, an artist, writer, calligraphist and poet during the Joseon Kingdom, parted ways with her mother, as she held the hand of her own young son, Yi I.
Viewing hand-formed pottery, or the lines of a draftsman, or the lettering of a calligraphist, we unconsciously identify ourselves with their makers: We seem to follow vicariously the imagined muscular exertion in the nervous experience of the craftsman as if experiencing it ourselves.
A hand-written Holy Quran will be produced by a Bahraini calligraphist as part the festivities.
The Bahrain Light Festival will also feature the work of renowned Arabic calligraphist, Karim Jabbari, who will be exhibiting innovative installations inspired by the Arabic typography.
The Arabic element of the word mark was created by renowned Qatari calligraphist Ali Hassan.
The Arabic element of the word mark was designed by renowned Qatari calligraphist, Ali Hassan.
PESHAWAR -- Ruqqaiya Tariq, an eighth grade student of Government Girls Middle School Gulbela Peshawar is outstanding calligraphist and if given patronage she can excel in the field of calligraphy.
Staff handed out traditional Chinese red envelopes to children, Chinese candy was given away and a calligraphist wrote messages in Chinese for attendees to keep as a reminder of this event.
Decorative handwriting or calligraphy means organized beautiful writing or writing along with creation of beauty and someone who his process is carried out by him/her, is called calligraphist especially when calligraphy is the profession's person.
Islamabad -- Pakistan National Council of the Arts has invited calligraphist from all over Pakistan for participation in the National Exhibition of Calligraphy 2014.
The image offered by a calligraphic work is a combination of several images, achieved through projecting the perspective on the world that the calligraphist proposes; it is a mixture of reflecting a vision imparted by faith and of imitating a model, as a resembling duplication, as well as a departure from the model.