photos: anja wiehl & andrew van der merwe
How does a calligrapher flatter a poet? by calligraphing her poem in the beach sand of Plettenbergbay. Andrew wrote/calligraphed a line of my poem Afrika-gedig into the sand (photo in the middle right). the line reads as follows: met hierdie gedig wil ek nie sin maak nie.
And what a sense of humour this calligrapher has! I just HAVE to share one of our dialogues we engaged in on facebook: (Afrikaans-speakers will specifically enjoy the word-play)
A: i must object to being called a calligra-fist :)
L: okay, what wld you like to call yourself?
L: ah, i like that!
A: Call me a calligrapher or I'll give you the calligfinger
L: LOL, you so funny i can not focus on my blog post... but keep them rolling and kielie-graphing my delighted laughing muscles!
Andrew's work is astounding. Go have a look at more of his work at http://www.behance.net/beachscriber/frame
andrew with his calli-tools (photos: alison bannister)