Calligraphy

Updated at last

Updated at last

2 hours ago   |   Art With a Needle

It's been way too long since my website was updated, but as of today you can see the new, improved me at kathleenloomis.com! Updating one's public image is a task requiring...
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Book report - 2020

Book report - 2020

1 month ago   |   Art With a Needle

The pandemic had its bright moments, and for me one of the highlights of the year was more reading time. Thankfully our library, though all branches were shut for several...
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Su Shi, also known as Su Tung-p'o

Su Shi, also known as Su Tung-p'o

2 monthes ago   |   Chez Namaste Nancy

Calligraphy by Su Tung-p'o It's Boxing Day and the first day of Kwanza but this poet's delicate melancholy spoke to me. The year that is passing, not quickly enough, brought...
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My readers help with calligraphy

My readers help with calligraphy

2 monthes ago   |   Art With a Needle

Many times when I write about my frustrations with calligraphy , readers make suggestions. I've resolved to try out those suggestions before the year ends - and yes, I've...
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Ornament time

Ornament time

2 monthes ago   |   Art With a Needle

As I have done for at least 40 years, I'm making ornaments this year. In the beginning of this project, my work time was focused on coming up with a new idea each year, and in...
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Calligraphy update - coke can pen

Calligraphy update - coke can pen

3 monthes ago   |   Art With a Needle

I've written before about how in my daily art I have tried to emulate what you might call calligraphy brut - strokes and letterforms that look like they were written with crude...
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BLACK SUN: Amorphous Flocks of Starlings Swell Above the Danish Marshlands

BLACK SUN: Amorphous Flocks of Starlings Swell Above the Danish Marshlands

3 monthes ago   |   Colossal

All images © Søren Solkær, shared with permission Captured in the marshlands of southern Denmark, Søren Solkær 's ongoing project documents one of nature's most mesmerizing...
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Ideas from the blue

Ideas from the blue

3 monthes ago   |   Art With a Needle

A long time ago I made a little doodle on the side of a larger piece of paper. I think I was trying a large round pen nib to see what kind of line it would make, and drew the...
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Mural by Astro in Linköping, Sweden

Mural by Astro in Linköping, Sweden

4 monthes ago   |   Street Art News

French street artist Astro just finished his first mural in Linköping, a city in southern Sweden. This mural was done in collaboration with Artscape Festival. b-sm = 300x250...
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Ideas from others - Marina Soria

Ideas from others - Marina Soria

4 monthes ago   |   Art With a Needle

This summer I got an email from Jan Milne, who reads my blog from Australia and wondered if I was familiar with the work of Marina Soria, a calligrapher from Argentina. I...
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