We surveyed 130 calligraphers to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical calligrapher. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a calligrapher?



Working as a calligrapher typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a calligrapher?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a calligrapher typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a calligrapher?



It’s typically difficult to find a job as a calligrapher. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for calligraphers.