Hypnotize Art
An Interview with Master Calligrapher Seb Lester
Calligraphy / October 13, 2015

Calligrapher and type designer Sebastian “Seb” Lester is one of my favourite people to follow on Instagram (@seblester). The hand drawn calligraphy videos that he creates are so satisfying to watch that I find myself returning to them time and time again. It’s no wonder he’s amassed a following of over 1.2 million followers on his various social channels. I asked Seb, of all the videos he’s made so far, which words have been the most fun to draw. The video above is a compilation of his favourites. A couple weeks ago I had the opportunity to ask him a bit more about his work as a sort of mini interview to accompany the video. You can read it in its entirety, a view some more videos, below.       Jeff Hamada: I read that after finishing up at Central Saint Martins, you moved to Lewes, England. What’s that like? Seb Lester: I lived in gritty, urban central London for seventeen years. For the last four years I have lived in Lewes, a medieval town in East Sussex, England. It is pretty much the exact opposite of London. I feel like I have moved to Narnia. JH: Can you describe in a little…

Dan-ah Kim
New York / October 13, 2015

Mixed media works by Dan-ah Kim. Brooklyn. http://www.dkim-art.com/