Ballet On Paper

CalligraphyJake Weidmann  is the world’s youngest known Master Penman, an honor for which he learned to perfectly execute 15 scripts—yes, as in pen and paper—from Old English to Spencerian cursive.

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In 2013, Jake Weidmann has written himself into history books as he penned the preamble of Colorado’s Constitution in handwritten ink for the first time since it has been machine-printed in 1876. His work has a permanent home in the new Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial CenterCalligraphy2Beyond that, Weidmann  is the self-taught calligrapher, illustrator, painter, and sculptor.

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