It goes with the typography obsession that I love looking at calligraphy as well. I came across this Sudanese calligraphy artist whose work makes me wish I could read arabic and see if those are the actual words for the subject matter.
Artist: Hassan Musa
Images from Mon Premier Dictionnaire Francais-Anglis Tout En Arabe, Contes Des Callgraphes et des Sultans, L' Homme Cache (Cont Soufi Du Soudan 2)
Via Sudan Artist Gallery