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Only 12 People Can Do THIS And He's One Of Them 

Remember we all (well most of us) were enchanted with the beauty of calligraphy in our school days and wished to learn it some day? Well, here's an artist who has devoted his life to calligraphy and his work speaks for itself. Jake Weidmann is one of the only 12 'Master penmen' of the world, and yes, he's the youngest of all by a margin of three decades. Technically, a penman is "a vintage title that was given to someone whose career and professional skill sets were in the area of penmanship of various types.” And for sure, Jake's talent deserves to be given the title.

You can also buy his artwork from his website and fall in love with his detailed work.

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Only 12 People Can Do THIS And He's One Of Them 

Only 12 People Can Do THIS And He's One Of Them 

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Carrying the tradition which is centuries old is worth an applaud

Carrying the tradition which is centuries old is worth an applaud

Jake was in love with calligraphy and drawing since childhood

Jake was in love with calligraphy and drawing since childhood

The beauty and neatness in his artwork seems quite unbelievable

The beauty and neatness in his artwork seems quite unbelievable


Mesmerizing, isn't it?

Mesmerizing, isn't it?

Jake's mother, Janet Weidmann is proud of her son's achievements

Jake's mother, Janet Weidmann is proud of her son's achievements

'Jake was so artistic from early on, he would be the last one to go out to recess because he took so long in writing.'

'Jake was so artistic from early on, he would be the last one to go out to recess because he took so long in writing.'

Michael Sull, director of the International Association of Master Penmen, Engrossers and Teachers of Handwriting (IAMPETH) says:

Michael Sull, director of the International Association of Master Penmen, Engrossers and Teachers of Handwriting (IAMPETH) says:

"If you don't teach your child handwriting, the thoughts that they develop when they wish to communicate through a computer will vanish as soon as they touch the keyboard."

During the time when the civil war was on, many a people would attend the penmanship school

During the time when the civil war was on, many a people would attend the penmanship school

The typical way they graduated was by creating their own certificates of graduation. Penmanship in those days was considered to be a ticket to success in business.

The student who created the certificate of the highest quality was given the title 'Master Penman'.

The student who created the certificate of the highest quality was given the title 'Master Penman'.

'When you look at some of the larger pieces, it is a commitment of months and even a year's worth of time,' says the youngest penman Jake

'When you look at some of the larger pieces, it is a commitment of months and even a year's worth of time,' says the youngest penman Jake

'When people tell me, you make it look so easy, I often think like, well, you weren't there I was up till 4.30 in the morning slaving away at it.'

'When people tell me, you make it look so easy, I often think like, well, you weren't there I was up till 4.30 in the morning slaving away at it.'

People often see the result, they don't see the struggle that goes into it.'

People often see the result, they don't see the struggle that goes into it.'

His wife Hannah didn't understand his work, but now knows her husband wouldn't give up on his masterpieces until he's completely satisfied.

His wife Hannah didn't understand his work, but now knows her husband wouldn't give up on his masterpieces until he's completely satisfied.

'I hope to inspire more people to get involved in this and to fall in love with writing by hand'

'I hope to inspire more people to get involved in this and to fall in love with writing by hand'

Here, let the Master Penman spread his magic over you!

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