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Copperplate Calligraphy Collection

I currently run Copperplate calligraphy workshops in Australia. These below are my ongoing personal calligraphic exercises.

“Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans” Jacques Cousteau (Explorer and marine researcher).

“When the last tree is cut, the last fish is caught, and the last river is polluted; when to breathe the air is sickening, you will realize, too late, that wealth is not in bank accounts and that you can’t eat money.” By Alanis Obomsawin from a collection of essays edited by Ralph Osborne and published in 1972 titled “Who is the Chairman of This Meeting?”, part of the chapter called “Conversations with North American Indians” while speaking with the chapter author Ted Poole.

“Until you dig a hole, you plant a tree, you water it and make it survive, you haven’t done a thing. You are just talking” Wangari Maathai (Environmentalist and Nobel Peace Prize winner).

“We’ll never know the worth of water till the well is dry” Thomas Fuller, historian.

“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man (and woman’s) needs, but not every man’s (and woman’s) greed” Mahatma Gandhi (activist and pacifist).