About Masgrimes

David Grimes is an American penman and calligrapher with a zealous interest in penmanship history. His work is deeply rooted in the traditions of the American penmen and engrossers of the 20th century. His aim is to preserve the heritage of American Penmanship, promote innovation among contemporary practitioners, and encourage others to higher levels of accomplishment in the Art of Writing.

Fun facts:

  1. When I was a kid, I wanted to be a lumberjack!
  2. In 2010, I worked as a stuntman in a wild-west show.
  3. I’ve been a traceur (someone who trains parkour) since 2007.
  4. I’m currently learning chess, Norwegian, and wall trampoline.
  5. My favorite drink is boba tea; I drink one almost every day.

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