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Edward Johnston
The house of David, his inheritance: a book of sample scripts
C.86.59.2
 
      
 
      
 
    

Ease of movement in writing, a relaxed pen-hold and the discovery of a personal sureness of touch and rhythm all contribute a spirit of freedom to a work of calligraphy. Most important is an alertness during the act of writing itself that enables the writer to spring at a chance as you glimpse the possibilities for form in the unique context of the thing being made. See gallery for examples of 'Freedom.

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