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Wedding certificate (detail) showing medallion with Monogram of bride and grooms names combined into one design in Arabic calligraphy. Watercolor, ink and metallic gold. Calligraphy and design by S. J. Thomas.

Wedding certificate (detail) showing medallion with Monogram of bride and grooms names combined into one design in Arabic calligraphy. Watercolor, ink and metallic gold. Calligraphy and design by S. J. Thomas.Read More

Calligraphy and brush painting are closely related. I created this painting some time ago as the main visual motif for a Florida bonsai conference. Watercolor and ink brush painting by Stewart J. Thomas.

Calligraphy and brush painting are closely related. I created this painting some time ago as the main visual motif for a Florida bonsai conference. Watercolor and ink brush painting by Stewart J. Thomas.Read More

“I don’t know where I end and you begin” after Rumi. Translated into Tibetan. The calligraphy is in a variant Tibetan script with the first line reading from top to bottom on the left and the second line reading from bottom to top on the right.

“I don’t know where I end and you begin” after Rumi. Translated into Tibetan. The calligraphy is in a variant Tibetan script with the first line reading from top to bottom on the left and the second line reading from bottom to top on the right.Read More

AHAVA — אהבה — Love: gold leaf Hebrew calligraphy on hand painted ketubah featuring birds and flowers, created by S. J. Thomas.

AHAVA — אהבה — Love: gold leaf Hebrew calligraphy on hand painted ketubah featuring birds and flowers, created by S. J. Thomas.Read More

‘Eshq — عشق — Love in gold leaf with pen and ink, gold filigree and hand-cut paper on a marriage certificate, or nikah. All work by artist, designer and calligrapher Stewart J. Thomas. www.palmstone.com

‘Eshq — عشق — Love in gold leaf with pen and ink, gold filigree and hand-cut paper on a marriage certificate, or nikah. All work by artist, designer and calligrapher Stewart J. Thomas. www.palmstone.comRead More

TATTOO DESIGN: “Badai” in Devanagari Script, Hindi, Sanskrit Tattoo Design in free form calligraphy style with spiral. Designed by Stewart J. Thomas. www.palmstone.com

TATTOO DESIGN: “Badai” in Devanagari Script, Hindi, Sanskrit Tattoo Design in free form calligraphy style with spiral. Designed by Stewart J. Thomas. www.palmstone.comRead More

It’s a happy birthday wish — عيد ميلاد سعيد — in Arabic. Calligraphy by S. J. Thomas.

It’s a happy birthday wish — عيد ميلاد سعيد — in Arabic. Calligraphy by S. J. Thomas.Read More

LOGO DESIGN: I created this calligraphic logo for Peter Madsen, talented tattoo artist Peter Madsen @blackhandnomad The center element is Sanskrit. I’ll post it again by itself so you can groove on that.

LOGO DESIGN: I created this calligraphic logo for Peter Madsen, talented tattoo artist Peter Madsen @blackhandnomad The center element is Sanskrit. I’ll post it again by itself so you can groove on that.Read More