If eyes are a mirror to your soul, then handwriting must be a window. It might sound funny, but our handwriting tells so much about us, that a skilled professional might see through you only by looking at your lettering. Cursive handwriting can tell about your personality, state of mind, traumatic events, hand-eye coordination and even bone structure that affects the way you hold the pen. It can be determined by analyzing the way we dot our I's and cross our T's, how you write the lowercase and uppercase letters and many other factors. Also, incredibly neat handwriting might not mean that you are at peace with yourself, but also that you might have an OCD or are a pedantic person.

Science and psychology aside, it is always very aesthetically pleasing to marvel at someone's nice handwriting, especially with the modern technology forcing us to type, rather than write, thus lessening our penmanship skills. To celebrate these rarely seen masters, we've put together this list of exceptional calligraphy and handwriting styles from the penmanshipporn subreddit. Which one is the most exquisite? Vote or submit your own photos below--otherwise, if you're looking for more perfect symmetry, check out this perfectionists' list. And don't forget that mastering good handwriting can impress people as much as a firm handshake.

#1

Neat Handwriting

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Melissa P
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4 years ago

I absolutely love this handwriting!!!

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#2

Tiny Handwriting

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Tiny Dynamine
Community Member
4 years ago

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

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#3

Handwritten Text

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Heather Ball-Parks
Community Member
4 years ago

Cursive typewriter font. Still have

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#4

Beautiful Handwriting

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Psotny Puk
Community Member
4 years ago

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

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#5

Cute Handwriting

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Quant
Community Member
4 years ago

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

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#6

This Is Real Penmanship!

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Kenji Takabayashi
Community Member
4 years ago

This person is 167 years old.

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#7

Perfect Whiteboard

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Nikole Smith
Community Member
4 years ago

Who writes that well on a whiteboard?!?

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#8

Perfect Example Of Calligraphy

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Caroline Carlyle-Price
Community Member
4 years ago

R.I.P. Alan Rickman :'(

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#9

Homeless Man Handwritten Sign

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David Soares
Community Member
4 years ago

has this man been helped? prayers brother

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#10

This Is Real Penmanship!

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Sue Robertson
Community Member
4 years ago

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

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#11

Handwritten On The Snow

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Julia Wolfe
Community Member
2 years ago

When form and function perfectly align.

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#12

Sidewalk With Handwritten Sign

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Marika Aeon
Community Member
4 years ago

whoaaaa

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#13

Minimalist Writing

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G.
Community Member
4 years ago

minimum

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#14

Perfect Example Of Non-English Calligraphy

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Marius Jan
Community Member
4 years ago

except it's Pushkin actually

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#15

Single Page Compact Writing

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Deborah Rutenberg
Community Member
4 years ago

easy to read

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#16

Left Handed Handwriting

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Dráusio Tronolone
Community Member
4 years ago

OCD Detected

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#17

Beautiful Handwriting

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Kimberly Ramsay
Community Member
4 years ago

Oops I meant hi-tec-c :)

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#18

Beautiful Handwriting

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Jeanne Deaux
Community Member
4 years ago

Those drawings!!!! So perfect! Oh yeah, the writing is great too. But seriously, the drawings?!? Even thought of the shadows to make it look more 3D. This is... wow!

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#19

Beautiful Handwriting

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Anushka Kc
Community Member
4 years ago

This gave me chills. More so because it's written in a math copy and it's all the more beautiful.

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#20

Beautiful Handwriting

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Sandra Taylor
Community Member
2 years ago

my lovely dad used to win prizes for his handwriting, it really was art, just beautiful

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#21

Beautiful Handwriting

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Jessica Russian Sifontes
Community Member
4 years ago

I have no idea what it says, but it looks beautiful

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#22

Beautiful Handwriting

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Psotny Puk
Community Member
4 years ago

This is the material to my exam, now this is fucking crazy, I feel like I am blessed today. Not because I don't have my own notes. Because those comfort me. Perfection. <3

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#23

Beautiful Handwriting

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Mümpfäli
Community Member
4 years ago

These pens are for writing italic letters.

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#24

Beautiful Handwriting

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Qwerty65
Community Member
4 years ago

This person's handwriting makes math look beautiful, even relaxing. And I hate math.

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#25

Beautiful Handwriting

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Nur Aida Zulkefli
Community Member
4 years ago

Woww..good handwriting

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#26

Beautiful Handwriting

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Agnes Auxiliatrix
Community Member
4 years ago

The font is beautiful, but I'm more impressed by that very realistic portrait *o*

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#27

Beautiful Handwriting

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Pamela Beuret
Community Member
4 years ago

omg! its so perfect it lokks like it is printed!!! <3

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#28

Beautiful Handwriting

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PaintingSparrow
Community Member
4 years ago

I feel like this would be a book page

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#29

Beautiful Handwriting

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Neelabh Gupta
Community Member
4 years ago

you forgot mine 11205094_1...13db4d.jpg 11205094_10206220364885661_6488683396873129397_n-572b67913db4d.jpg

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#30

Beautiful Handwriting

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Candace Formosa
Community Member
4 years ago

Organized life with an organized handwriting.

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