6 episodes

David Grimes and Gray Harris explore the fascinating history of American Penmanship.

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    • Arts
    • 4.5 • 13 Ratings

David Grimes and Gray Harris explore the fascinating history of American Penmanship.

    09 | The Penmanship Express

    09 | The Penmanship Express

    "All aboard The Penmanship Express!"
    In this short episode, David and Gray answer questions from Ink Tank listeners about perfectionism and showing your work. Here’s to more Ink Tank in 2024!
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    • 44 min
    08 | Party at the Moon Tower

    08 | Party at the Moon Tower

    "Something seemed wrong about dreaming my life away..."
    In this episode, David and Gray talk a bit about their impromptu break from recording, wonder where everyone in the calligraphy community is hanging out these days, and kick around the idea of hallucinating penmanship forms.
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    • 2 hr 3 min
    7 | Two Big Penmen in the Tar Heel State

    7 | Two Big Penmen in the Tar Heel State

    How it's made — Speedball edition!
    In this episode, David and Gray reminisce about visiting Speedball, teaching Offhand Flourishing for the Triangle Calligraphers’ Guild, finding inspiration in getting together with other penmen IRL, and Tar Heel basketball. Go Heels!
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    • 1 hr 27 min
    6 | Competitive Penmanship

    6 | Competitive Penmanship

    Are you a competitive penman?
    In this episode, David and Gray discuss some recent correspondence, their studio set ups, competitiveness, and habits in penmanship, both good and bad.
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    • 1 hr 44 min
    5 | Christmas at the Zanerian

    5 | Christmas at the Zanerian

    Merry Christmas from the Zanerian College
    In this episode, David and Gray present a very special radio drama they found in an old box at an antique store. They discuss their New Year’s Resolutions, a very hypothetical “Would You Rather?” and answer some listener questions.
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    • 1 hr 25 min
    4 | What is a Penman?

    4 | What is a Penman?

    Welcome back to Ink Tank.
    In this episode, we discuss what’s been going on since the last episode of Ink Tank, the general format of the show, what makes a penman, and how you can get in touch with us to ask a question or participate in the show.
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    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Jeff M TN ,

Infectious Enthusiasm

I am more than a novice when it comes to penmanship, but I find this podcast a delightful opportunity to learn from David and Gray’s experiences in the craft and regularly enjoy how a conversation ostensibly about penmanship more becomes an exploration of how to navigate life as adult friends. I eagerly await the next episode.

westexanqwerty ,

AllSortsOfScripts is listening

I am not a podcast person but since I love OP, I find this to be valuable content. I feel your enthusiasm and it inspires me to keep going. Great job David and Gray!

Luis

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