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19 Artists Whose Handwriting Put Your Cursive To Shame

And you thought your cursive was fancy.

1. Tolga Girgin

2. Lauren Hom

3. Sebastian Lester

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Sebastian has a REAL gift for recreating iconic logos, and all his work is almost scary in its precision.

Sebastian Lester / Via

Insta here and Facebook here.

4. Misha No

5. Pokras Lampas

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Pokras is a Russian master of “calligraffiti” in his own, uniquely modern gothic style. He’s even taken his lettering into the realm of body art, with his series of calligraphy painted on women (NSFWish).

6. Ian Barnard

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This dude loves to experiment with his writing tools, using everything from Japanese pens to straight vegetables.

7. Jill DeHaan

8. Jackson Alves

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This guy is a wizard with a flat tip pen, and his Gothic and Victorian lettering is outta control. Plus, the soundtracks to his insta vids are pretty sweet.

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Insta here and website here.

9. Reiko Hirata

10. Matt Vergotis

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Matt creates some amazing logos and one-offs, but his combinations of lettering and illustration are incredible.

11. Raul Alejandro

12. Laura Hooper-Leader

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Laura’s writing is downright whimsical, and she specializes in wedding calligraphy: Invites, programs, you name it.

Laura Hooper-Leader / Via

Insta here and Etsy shop here.

13. João Neves

14. Zachary Smith

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Zachary loves to design simple and inspiring messages on unconventional surfaces, and the results are always spot on.

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Insta here and website here.

15. Ricardo Gonzalez

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Insta here and website here.

16. Mateusz Witczak

17. Thiago Belloti

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Thiago is a pro with watercolors, and medium lots of calligraphers struggle with. Her fluid, colorful script feels so natural and really pops.

18. Jennet Liaw

19. Rob Draper

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Rob is an amazing British hand letterer who does not discriminate when it comes to his canvas. He writes on everything from coffee cubs to hot dogs, with the occasional bread loaf in between.

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