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- n. one who practices calligraphy
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One skilled in calligraphy; a good penman.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One. skilled in calligraphy. Also spelled caligrapher, kalligrapher.
- n. One whose business is the transcribing of manuscripts.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone skilled in penmanship
Julien's work begins with a calligrapher painting the Chinese words for Ten Thousand Waves on a glass screen in front of the camera; at the end, crew members are seen with sponges, wiping the letters off.
Well, the relative clause is modifying calligrapher, which is (almost certainly) a human.
In a room across the wide corridor a calligrapher was at work, writing out a Koran.
Writing is one of the four virtues of a Chinese noble man, along with being an accomplished calligrapher, chess player, and musician.
Most people do, says Margaret Shepherd, a calligrapher and author whose books include The Art of the Personal Letter.
KH: I did study with a master calligrapher and I think you do essentially need to have a background and an understanding of Arabic calligraphy studies.
NA:Has the master calligrapher you trained with seen your work?
I don't want to be pigeonholed into just being an Arabic calligrapher.
According to the article, the material has been sent to the royal calligrapher for inscription.
The installation moves from harrowing recordings of emergency calls at the time of the tragedy to lovely images of Beijing-born master calligrapher Gong Fagen at work; there are ghost stories, reconstructions of pre-war Shanghai movies, and flickering images of Pudong, the Shanghai district that has become China's hub of crony capitalism (one economist recently described Shanghai as "the world's most successful Potemkin metropolis" – meaning there is little behind the moneyed facade).