Illuminating Wisdom: Words Of Wisdom, Works Of Art

byCraig HassedIllustratorDeirdre Hassed

March 1, 2017|
Illuminating Wisdom: Words Of Wisdom, Works Of Art by Craig Hassed
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Illuminating Wisdom brings art and wisdom together in a beautiful celebration of some of the world’s most inspiring philosophical, spiritual and literary quotes. Approximately 80 quotes have been drawn from some of the great wisdom and literary traditions of both East and West, as well as from inspiring people throughout history noted for their practical wisdom.

The quotes are presented in exquisite calligraphy by Deirdre Hassed, a leading professional calligrapher. She makes use of a range of styles – from the traditional to the contemporary – and varied techniques such as gilding, collage, glasswork, letterpress and lino printing.

Accompanying each artwork is text by Craig Hassed, an international expert in mindfulness, that provides background on the quote’s author, explores the wisdom tradition to which it belongs, and offers deep insight into the meaning of the quote.

The result is both a work of art and a collection of tradition; a book that will educate and inspire. Illuminating Wisdom is the perfect book to take in all at once, or turn to occasionally for reassuring words of wisdom. Learn about cultures far and wide through the words that have shaped them, brought to life by gorgeous calligraphy in this relaxing, illuminating read.

Deirdre Hassed has had a fascination with handwriting since childhood, often delving into her grandfather’s old sign-writing box with its treasure trove of brushes, gold leaf and finely crafted steel pens. This hobby eventually led to the pursuit of a career in the craft of calligraphy and hand lettering. Deirdre trained in calli...
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Title:Illuminating Wisdom: Words Of Wisdom, Works Of Art
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:160 pages, 9.25 X 8.5 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:160 pages, 9.25 X 8.5 X 1 in
Published:March 1, 2017
Publisher:Exisle Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781925335354

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