Definition #315 Calligraphy

Calligraphy The Seventh Martial Art

The Seventh Martial Art

hold breathe-zing brush-stroke

lift-drop  push-pull  graphic dance:

descenders drop down

to view a wonderful video posted by Ewan Clayton go to:

3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. joyacey
    Sep 04, 2015 @ 15:53:52

    Oh, Jeanne,
    This one is absolutely beautiful. I wish I was there to hold your art in my own two hands. I LOVE this one. What a beautiful job you did on it. Would you call this a concrete poem? I would. Excellent work. I’m in awe.


    • jeannepoland
      Sep 05, 2015 @ 10:49:13

      I designed this for a show I had in SOHO, NYC. It is called a callogram (Calligraphy in the shape of something). At that time I didn’t see myself as a poet, but in 2015, I would call the text written: poetic prose. When you get to be old enough, the definitions recycle and the labels quicken again with renewed sparkle, NO?


  2. jeannepoland
    Sep 05, 2015 @ 10:52:45

    Hope you got to enjoy Ewan Clayton’s video made in Japan while he was at the International Calligraphy Convention.
    My design is actually larger than life size and took up the wall of the gallery as a mural!


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