Unless you’re in school, there’s a very good chance you don’t write using pen and paper anymore. In a few years, maybe schoolkids won’t do it either. “Handwriting? What’s that?”, they’ll say. And yet there are those keep the art of writing alive.

Currently, there are 12 master penmen in the world and Jake Weidmann is the youngest one, by almost three decades.

Here’s his story.