Hand lettering and calligraphy has taken up quite some space now in the world of Instagram. We come across various artists every now and then, from painting to sketching, illustrating and much much more. But ever came across a hand lettering artist? This got us really excited and curious to know as to what actually it is and we caught up with a hand letterer from Nagaland itself.
Megosano Sakhrie, living the m.for.apples life on Instagram is a full time dreamer and part time letterer based out of Nagaland.
- So Megosano, how did it all start?
Instagram is how my lettering journey started and that is where I get my daily dose of inspiration. Feeding myself with visuals of the work of all sorts of artists motivates me to learn and grow each time. Even if it is just some person’s picture or story or quotes, if it strikes me, I try and interpret them through my letters. And of course, my state of mind at that point in time also dictates the pieces I make. There are setbacks to social media and the virtual world but I guess this sort of situation proves its usefulness. Lettering for me began 2-3 years back. Not exactly sure of the years now since I took a year break from it in between because of a transition I was going through.
- What do you want to convey through your art?
What my art conveys is what is most crucial to me in this whole process of developing this art from as a hobby to a passion. It is always my wish that the pieces I make reflect a higher and deeper beauty than mere hands and mind can create. If my art catches the eye and touches the heart of even one person around, I would consider that as my purpose for creating.
Through what I create, I want to add teeny weeny drops of beauty to this glorious creation we get to live in.
Creativity is hard work at the end of the day. Pages of scribbles and tons of wasted papers are all there is sometimes. But despite of it all, the fulfilment I find when a piece is complete is when I know I am meant to create.
Follow Megasano’s beautiful hand lettering art on Instagram!
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