Calligraphy or something like it...

For the love of words and colors ! ~Beant K Dhillon~
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Neither/Nor: some more scribbling around on the plane.


Another sufi poem by Bulleh shah. Drawing ink and markers on paper.

"Haji lok makke nu jaande, Asan jaana takht hazaare."

(Pilgrims go towards Mecca to pray, but I (Heer - Ranjha’s lover), want to go to Takht Hazara -the birthplace of my beloved (Ranjha), for pilgrimage.

My first post to cross a 100 notes!!! Yay :) and thank you!

(via komalii-samra)

"Owe": Fiber tip pens. Calligraphy on the plane. It feels like ages since I did calligraphy. Am traveling, so would be on and off for the coming month or two.


Shadow: “when one becomes a shadow of oneself, and you can’t see the person for the shadow dwarfs everything else.”

Crow King: because graffiti festival in Eindhoven and I like ink splashes!

"Tokyo/Kyoto": Calligraphy Marathon - Asia II

Memoirs of a Geisha: Calligraphy Marathon - Asian II. Fineliner on paper.

Charmed. India ink on paper.

Love in Tokyo: ink on paper. A calligraphy marathon today - 3 Asian pieces, me happy!

'Love simply is' from the Witch of Portobello by Paulo Coelho. Tried such an elaborate initial for the first time. Lot of mistakes but I like the overall effect. Gouache on paper.

Carouse: Acrylics on paper.

Aaj jaane ki zid na Karo ( Don’t insist on leaving today) … I think I have done this one before. Acrylics on paper.

Figuring out a composition…the first paid commission :)! Curious about the final result!

Alif - the first letter of Urdu alphabet, also of Arabic and Persian, I think. Inspired by Bulleh shah’s poem “Alaf Allah naal ratta Dil mera.” Me likes!