Calligraphy in Portland, Ore.

David Grimes is an American calligrapher from Portland, Oregon. His work is based heavily on the writing of early 20th century penmen from the Zanerian Art College in Columbus Ohio.



January 28th in Monrovia, CA.

Approach Engrosser’s Script from a fundamental standpoint. Learn to deconstruct historic samples and mimic their layouts, artistry, and overall technique.

Some knowledge of Engrosser’s Script necessary.



Calligraphy Oblique Holder

David produces fine handmade oblique holders for pointed pen calligraphers around the world. His designs are based around highlighting the natural features of the woods he selects, and his unique adjustments set his pens apart as being easy to care for, and long-living.