• Edison - Inspiration

    Thomas A. Edison said some very interesting things about work and inspiration. By weaving these sayings between drawings of his work, I tried to invoke that intensity of thought. For more information, go to the Famous/Notable Gallery. Also check out the Motivational Gallery Read More
  • Ecclesiastes 3:1, To Everything there is a Season

    A Celtic knotwork roundel that showcases my design techniques and lettering. Celtic designs work beautifully with historic calligraphy styles. For more information and to view more go to the Inspirational/Biblical Gallery Read More
  • Be Free

    Be Free to be yourself - words to inspire confidence in yourself to be the person you wish to be. Done on canvas as a free hanging collage. For more information and to see similar texts go to the Motivational/Dare to Dream Gallery. Read More
  • Man in the Arena

    Teddy Roosevelt's very powerful and motivational speech. Designed to invoke that feeling of empowerment and conviction. For more information, go to the Famous/ Notable Gallery, For similar sentiments check out the Motivational Gallery. Read More
  • Peace in the Garden

    With this piece I used watercolors to create the flowers in the garden. In the galleries, you will see that I use a wide variety of media to present my work. For more information and similar items go to the Nature Gallery Read More
  • Joy by Mother Theresa

    Joy is Prayer, Joy is Love - a beautiful testament of faith. This is a lovely piece full of color and movement to express joy. I strive with all my work to enhance the feeling behind the words. For more information and to see similar pieces go to the Inspirational/Spiritual Gallery Read More
  • Imagine

    Go Confidently. This piece is an experiment done with a collage on canvas with an embossed copper accent piece. I hope to do several more in this media. There are a number of embossed copper pieces on my etsy site. For more information go to the Motivational/Dare to Dream Gallery. Read More
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Calligraphy done by Sharon Lee Hanse

The word Calligraphy comes from the Greek calli and graphos which means beautiful writing. Calligraphy can enhance the text and make it a delight to behold, thereby providing inspiration for the spirit.

Let me share with you my love of words and letters. On these pages, you will view beautiful interpretations of poems, quotes and sayings designed to inspire, uplift, motivate, celebrate life, touch the heart, and express your feelings about those special people in your life.

These unique calligraphic designs are produced using the finest materials available in order to present a piece of art that will be treasured through the years.
In the galleries, you will find original creations melding fine calligraphyand illumination. Some works are also available as reproductions.

Please check out the art fair schedule. We may be coming to your area soon.
Enjoy your visit. New images will be added on a regular basis.

Thank you for visiting and come again soon!