You’d think these letters are alive, but they’re really just 3D calligraphy!

The letters, they are alive! Or not. Turkish graphic designer Tolga Girgin illustrated these calligraphy pieces that seem to rise up from their 2D canvas, but are actually just products of some clever use of shadow and perspective! Amazing how many people you can deceive with a pen, yeah?

If that’s not enough to satisfy your calligraphy cravings, you should see his Instagram page, where it’s chock-full of type goodness!

Via This Is Colossal

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Inigo is a writer and graphic designer from Manila, Philippines. He is a soldier of love who will carry you on his strong back of awesomeness when the zombie apocalypse arrives.