Calligram is a poem, phrase, word, portrait or object which the typeface, calligraphy and lettering is arranged and composed in a way that creates a visual language. The image created by the words expresses visually what the word, or words, say. In a poem, it manifests visually the theme presented by the text of the poem. Here we have some very beautiful examples form all over the world begining with Bob Dylan, an italian poem, the whale and the hockey player, Jimi Hendrix, Ganesha, a parrot from turkey, a tree and the holy elephant to a card sign. All works are made by hand and were partly digitalized on screen. Enjoy them!

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