Angela’s Trip to China

While on a visit to China last month with a group of friends, we spent one night at the top of Y elbow peak Mountain in Huangshan Province.  It was an amazing experience, not only to enjoy the incredible scenery from the topmost peak, but also to view the magical dawn break over the entire land, with its mists gently unfolding this renowned landscape. Just when I thought this couldn't be surpassed, I happened to peep into a Master Class in Chinese calligraphy being given by none other than … [Read more...]

Calligraphy Pieces

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Noeleen Frain

Noeleen Frain is an artist and tutor of Calligraphy and Art History, based in Dublin. … [Read more...]

Note on Calligraphy Library

Calligraphy Library: A note form  Angela Ganter, who has taken over the Library duties for the present: I would be grateful if members would check their own book collection at home to see if there are some books belonging to the Library.  I think there are some, in fact, missing, one in particular being that by Sheila  Waters.  I would appreciate if those who have forgotten to return the borrowed books, they would do so as soon as possible, so that we may keep our records up to date.  This … [Read more...]

Gallery of calligraphic pieces

This gallery shows some of the pieces of work, done mostly as  commissions, that I've completed over the last few years. The five panels documenting   Irish saints hang in Our Lady's School, Templeogue, and give an account of the lives of the saints after whom the five Houses of the school are named. The four panels -- the same prayer in four languages-- were made to be hung at the memorial mass of  a great and irreplaceable music teacher, Patricia Murphy, who taught in Our Lady's School for … [Read more...]