Humans have a thing for perfection and order, and although most of us are getting worse at it every day, handwriting is no exception. True, it might be less important these days, but we mustn't dismiss the affect first impressions have on forming someone's opinion of you: if a handwritten note or letter takes the place of a face-to-face introduction, what and how you've written will be judged.


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To celebrate these rarely seen masters, we've put together this list of exceptional calligraphy or perfect lettering from the penmanshipporn subreddit. Which one is the most aesthetically pleasing? Vote or submit your own photos below--otherwise, if you're looking for more perfect symmetry, check out this perfectionists' list.

#1

Beautiful Handwriting

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Melissa P 7 months ago

I absolutely love this handwriting!!!

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#2

Beautiful Handwriting

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Tiny Dynamine 7 months ago

Handy tip - Don't shave your pubic hair over your notebook...

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#3

Beautiful Handwriting

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Heather Ball-Parks 7 months ago

Cursive typewriter font. Still have

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#4

Beautiful Handwriting

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Psotny Puk 7 months ago

I am happy by just looking at this. And reading this makes me excited. :D

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#5

Beautiful Handwriting

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Quant 7 months ago

to gether... was pretty much where I stopped...

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#6

Beautiful Handwriting

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Kenji Takabayashi 7 months ago

This person is 167 years old.

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#7

Beautiful Handwriting

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Nikole Smith 7 months ago

Who writes that well on a whiteboard?!?

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#8

Beautiful Handwriting

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Caroline Carlyle-Price 7 months ago

R.I.P. Alan Rickman :'(

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#9

Beautiful Handwriting

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David Soares 7 months ago

has this man been helped? prayers brother

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#10

Beautiful Handwriting

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Sue Robertson 7 months ago

Good hand writing can definitely be an ART FORM... I hate watching it disappear.....

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#11

Beautiful Handwriting

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Marika Aeon 7 months ago

whoaaaa

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#12

Beautiful Handwriting

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#13

Beautiful Handwriting

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Marius Jan 7 months ago

except it's Pushkin actually

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#14

Beautiful Handwriting

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Deborah Rutenberg 7 months ago

easy to read

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#15

Beautiful Handwriting

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