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Music, Inspiration and Writing

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Listening to music, while writing, has always provided an inspired backdrop. Writing with a musical related fine writing instrument will also motivate one to pen creative works.Four young lads from Liverpool set the music world on its ear starting in the sixties. Their influence and collectability of all things Beatles related merchandise still stands strong to this day, over fifty years later. For the true Beatles fan Acme offers an array of wonderful choices of roller balls depicting the Fab Four from various periods of their esteemed career. The Beatles http://www.penboutique.com/p-13950-acme-the-beatles-1963-rollerball-pen.aspxhttp://www.penboutique.com/p-14009-acme-the-beatles-1965-rollerball-pen.aspxhttp://www.penboutique.com/p-14008-acme-the-beatles-1966-rollerball-pen.aspxhttp://www.penboutique.com/p-14007-acme-the-beatles-1967-rollerball-pen.aspxhttp://www.penboutique.com/p-14006-acme-the-beatles-1968-rollerball-pen.aspxhttp://www.penboutique.com/p-14004-acme-the-beatles-1969-rollerball-pen.aspxhttp://www.penboutique.com/p-8088-acme-rod-dyer-beatles-pen-with-interchangeable-rollerball-fountain-pen-set.aspxPink Floyd’s masterpiece “Dark Side of the Moon” had mammoth...

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Monks Contributions to Calligraphy

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Medieval monasteries were the refuges for book copying during the Middle Ages. The burning of the library at Alexandria in the 5th century had been a terrible blow to humanity. Countless scrolls containing scientific, philosophical, artistic and mathematical knowledge were destroyed out of ignorance. Surviving documents were rare, and were often brought to monasteries to be copied for future generations.The Bible was certainly the most copied book of the Middle Ages. Not only was the Church interested in using these Bibles to spread its gospel throughout the land, these volumes were to be a veneration of beauty. Monks would often...

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Calligraphy Definition

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1.) Fancy penmanship, especially highly decorative handwriting, as with a great many flourishes.2.) Handwriting; penmanship.3.) The art of writing beautifully4.) A script, usually cursive, although sometimes angular, produced chiefly by brush, especially Chinese, Japanese, or Arabic writing of high aesthetic value.5.) Fine Arts. A line or a group of lines either derived from or resembling letter forms and characterized by qualities usually associated with cursive writing especially produced with a brush or pen.

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