Mightier than the sword


Good penmanship is a disappearing art (as perhaps we can hope is the masculine form of the term) in our world of the increasing use of electronic devices to write and communicate, as well as create art. Jake Weidmann is the youngest of 12 Master Penmen (again the masculine noun) in the world. Take a look at this video about him:

Master Penman Jake Weidmann

This is inspirational. This is not writing, it’s not calligraphy, it’s not art. It’s something of all three, and more. In fact, Jake talks about the power of the pen, and the importance of penmanship in our world in this TEDx talk.