Original Calligraphy Works

Original calligraphy artworks - Joan Quirós

Original Works.

This is a collection of some original calligraphy artworks, commissions, studies, collaborations and personal projects made with traditional calligraphy tools and inks.

The Lyon Tablet

Roman Capitals study of a fragment from the Lyon Tablet.

Gouache and brush on kraft paper

900 x 810 mm.

Lyon Tablet - Roman Capitals Study - Joan Quirós Calligraphy

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Jeg Tror

Copperplate study of  Jeg Tror, a poem by Norwegian poetess Inger Hagerup.

Gouache and metallic nib on 150 gsm Canson black paper.

210 x 297 mm.

Jeg Tror - Joan Quiros Copperplate Calligraphy
Jeg Tror - Joan Quiros Copperplate Calligraphy
Jeg Tror - Joan Quiros Copperplate Calligraphy
Jeg Tror - Joan Quiros Copperplate Calligraphy

A very Special Character

Customised cardboard box, a contribution to an exhibition called Caja Alta, Caja Baja (Upper Case, Lower Case), which took place at the MuVIM museum in Valencia, Spain.

 

Spray paint, gouache and brush on cardboard and Fabriano Tiziano paper.

380 x 380 mm.

A very Special Charachter - Joan Quiros Calligraphy - MuViM Valencia
A very Special Charachter - Roman Capitals Joan Quiros Calligraphy
A very Special Charachter - Roman Capitals Joan Quiros Calligraphy
A very Special Charachter - Roman Capitals Joan Quiros Calligraphy

Koch Über Alles

A tribute to one of my favorite calligraphers.

Sumi Ink and colapen on 200 gsm paper.

210 x 300 mm.

Koch Über Alles - Joan Quirós Calligraphy

Letter Fools

A calligraphy composition of a quote by Eric Gill.

Gouache, metallic nibs and automatic pen on Fabriano Tiziano paper.

297 x 420 mm.

Letter Fools - Eric Gill - Joan Quirós Calligraphy
Letter Fools - Eric Gill - Joan Quirós Calligraphy

The Alphabet

A tribute to Frederic Goudy.

Sumi ink, gouache, brush and metallic nibs on Canson Mi-Teintes paper.

297 x 420 mm.

Roman Capitals Alphabet - Joan Quirós Calligraphy

Take Your Pleasure Seriously

Walnut ink, sumi ink, metallic nib and colapen on 320 gsm Khadi handmade cotton paper.

297 x 210 mm.

Take Your Pleasure Seriously - Joan Quirós Caalligraphy

Work for a Cause

Walnut ink, sumi ink and metallic nib on 95 gsm drawing paper.

210 x 297 mm.

Work For A Cause - Joan Quirós Calligraphy

Wuthering Heights

Commissioned work.
Walnut ink, watercolor and metallic nibs on on 300 gsm Fabriano Disegno 5 paper.

420 x 297 mm.

Wuthering Heights - Joan Quirós Calligraphy
Emily Brontë - Joan Quirós copperplate calligraphy

Llibre dels Feyts

An interpretation of a fragment from the first chronicle of the Llibre dels Feyts (Book of deeds), a collection of autobiographical chronicles of the reign of James I The Conqueror, King of Aragon, of Mallorca and Valencia and Count of Barcelona.

Walnut ink and metallic nib on 210 gsm Khadi handmade cotton paper.

210 x 297 mm.

Llibre dels Feyts - Joan Quirós Calligraphy
Llibre dels Feyts - Joan Quirós Calligraphy
Llibre dels Feyts - Joan Quirós Calligraphy

Kaligrafia Arantzazun

Calligraphic artwork for the «Caligrafía en Arantzazu: el arte de la bella escritura» exhibition that will take place this Summer inside the III Jornadas de Caligrafía, organised by Universidad del País Vasco and Fundación Arantzazu Gaur, in collaboration with Caligrafía Bilbao.

Sumi ink, gouache, brush and metallic nibs on 220 gsm Fabriano Elle Erre paper.

500 x 700 mm.

Arantzazu Exhibition - Joan Quirós Calligraphy
Arantzazu Exhibition - Joan Quirós Calligraphy
Arantzazu Exhibition - Joan Quirós Calligraphy
Arantzazu Exhibition - Joan Quirós Calligraphy

Kaligrafia Arantzazun

Calligraphic artwork for the «Caligrafía en Arantzazu: el arte de la bella escritura» exhibition that will take place this Summer inside the III Jornadas de Caligrafía, organised by Universidad del País Vasco and Fundación Arantzazu Gaur, in collaboration with Caligrafía Bilbao.

Sumi ink, gouache, brush and metallic nibs on 300 gsm Fabriano Disegno 5 paper.

500 x 700 mm.
Arantzazu Exhibition - Joan Quirós Calligraphy
Arantzazu Exhibition - Joan Quirós Calligraphy
Arantzazu Exhibition - Joan Quirós Calligraphy
Arantzazu Exhibition - Joan Quirós Calligraphy

Ricarda Huch

Liquid watercolors and metallic nibs on 100 gsm Hahnemühle Ingres.
300 x 400 mm.

Ricarda huch - Joan Quirós Neuland calligraphy
Ricarda huch - Joan Quirós Neuland calligraphy
Ricarda huch - Joan Quirós Neuland calligraphy
Ricarda huch - Joan Quirós Neuland calligraphy

Victor Hugo – L’Alphabet

Ink, gouache and metallic nibs on 300 gsm Saunders Waterford watercolor paper.
500 x 500 mm.

Victor Hugo - Joan Quiros Copperplate calligraphy
Victor Hugo - Joan Quiros Copperplate calligraphy
Victor Hugo - Joan Quiros Copperplate calligraphy
Victor Hugo - Joan Quiros Copperplate calligraphy
Victor Hugo - Joan Quiros Copperplate calligraphy
Victor Hugo - Joan Quiros Copperplate calligraphy
Victor Hugo - Joan Quiros Copperplate calligraphy
Victor Hugo - Joan Quiros Copperplate calligraphy
Victor Hugo - Joan Quiros Copperplate calligraphy

Julio Cortázar – Aplastamiento de las Gotas

Gouache, colapen and metallic nibs on 160 gsm Fabriano Tiziano paper.
320 x 500 mm.

Aplastamiento de las gotas - Joan Quirós Calligraphy
Aplastamiento de las gotas - Joan Quirós Calligraphy
Aplastamiento de las gotas - Joan Quirós Calligraphy
Aplastamiento de las gotas - Joan Quirós Calligraphy
Aplastamiento de las gotas - Joan Quirós Calligraphy
Aplastamiento de las gotas - Joan Quirós Calligraphy
Aplastamiento de las gotas - Joan Quirós Calligraphy

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