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Arabic letters

Its first time I submit a picture for review and it gets accepted immediately not sure what the reason is but I'm glad that Dreamstine moderators accepted it right away.It's the first of a kind I submit Arabic letters calligraphy/ illustrations based as I like Arabic calligraphy a lot specially the special ink pen that is used for drawing the Arabicletters which is very artistic and marvelous... More photos of Arabic letters are still in review I hope they get accepted as wellIf you want... continue reading

Can they?

I was searching where my images were being used. I saw one of my image was here:the link of the imageIt is being sold as a wall decoration. At first I was flattered but then I got that question.Can they use my images like that?Do you know the answer? continue reading

Arabic Calligraphy

Back in the day Arabs didn't have a civilization or a culture like Persians, Greeks, or Romans. They were nomad tribes fighting each other on grass and water. On the other hand they used to have exhibitions for poet, they will meet every year from all tribes every one with his master piece of poet that he was working on it all year long.. and at the end of the exhibition they will pick the best one and write it with gold ink on a piece of leather and hang it on the holy KAABA located in Mecca.All... continue reading

Some Chinese traditional seals and inscriptions

I'm happy to recommend some Chinese traditional seals and inscriptions. I took these pictures in a canyon in the west of Beijing this spring.If you like Chinese folk culture and history, or if you want to contact Chinese people, don't hesitate to come and visit China. The coming Olympic Games is the great chance for you! continue reading

Chinese Calligraphy

Calligraphy is part of Chinese culture. It is hard to handle it, using a soft brush pen to writing “powerful” word. It needs more than several years for normal people, the artist will spend his lifetime for learning.But now, our life is more and more digital. TV, computer, internet... Young people pay more attention to the fashion things, Type the word on the keyboard will be easier! Who will spend few years to learn the calligraphy?When I was young, I start to learn it. But it is interrupted... continue reading

Chinese Brush And Seal

I'm having some nice insights working with the Chinese brush. It's astonishing how one simple tool is used in such a complex way. The tiny little moves you make with it have such import. To be able to tone down and center my energy enough to become aware of this is a huge success for me. I feel that as a westerner I live so externally. The Chinese personality seems much more subtle.This Image 'Chinese Brush and Seal". Elena Ray Copyright 2007.With this image I really wanted it to be a black... continue reading

Pour The Ink

In between my two yoga classes this morning I went to Annie's for a cup of her magical Oolong tea. While I was there she gave me an impromptu intro to calligraphy. She was using phrases like " pour the ink" and "open the brush" that were making me crazy with delight.I've just discovered that she is the infamous 60's drop out known as Tie Dye Annie:http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,878729,00.htmlCharacter Writer continue reading

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