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Manayunk Calligraphy Online Workshops


http://manayunkcalligraphy.com/

Modern Calligraphy for Beginners

  • Boris 9x12 Layout Pad 50 Sheets (P09-50)
  • Higgins Eternal Ink (I08)
  • Nikko G Nib (recommended at least 2) (N113)
  • Brause Steno Nib 361 (N90)
  • Speedball Plastic Pen Holder (H69)

 

Making Beautiful Envelopes

All of the above, plus...

  • Plastic Eyedroppers. Pkt of 5 (S705)
  • Jumbo Dinky Dip (S853)
  • Windsor & Newton gouache - any color (WNG) http://www.johnnealbooks.com/prod_detail_list/116
  • FW Artists Ink, white (I13)
  • C-Thru 12 inch GRAPH Ruler (optional) (S798)
  • C-Thru Clear T-Square (S753)


P09-50. Boris Layout Pad 50 Sheets
Boris Layout Pad
Bright White Felt Marker Layout Pad (#37). 50 sheets.

A smooth, translucent sheet that is highly recommended. No bleeding or feathering. Popular for beginning classes, and for copperplate for reproduction. Our most popular pad. From Borden & Riley.

Choose 9x12, 11x14, or 14x17 inches.

For tracing, Cotton Comp pads are recommended. Cotton Comp is easier to see through than the Boris Layout Pad.

Formerly P10-50, P11-50, & P12-50




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I08. Higgins Eternal Ink
I08. Higgins Eternal Ink.

A non-waterproof, carbon black ink for dip pens. Our most popular ink for classes. Recommended for copperplate (add a few drops of gum arabic). Perhaps the best ink for calligraphy for a beginner; it will cause the beginner the fewest problems. This ink will bleed more readily than other inks. If bleeding is a problem try Sumi Inks. 2.5 oz.

Quantity discounts start at 6 & 12.

"For broad-pen writing, I add gouache to Higgins Eternal. Gouache gives Eternal some needed body. It doesn't necessarily have to be black gouache. Indigo or a dark red add an interesting hue to the result. In a quarter ounce of Eternal, I add about a 3/8 inch bead of gouache from a tube. Eternal doesn't give me the hairlines I want in pointed pen work, so for that I much prefer iron gall or walnut ink". - Bob Hurford




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N113. Nikko G Nib
These nibs from Japan are hand cut, extremely smooth, and long lasting. They are chrome plated and have a medium flex. Great for Spencerian. Smooth writing with no burrs or scratchiness. Highly recommended by Michael Sull. Extremely popular with pointed pen men and women!



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N90. Brause Steno Nib 361
N90. Brause Blue Pumpkin (Steno 361).

These are similar to the Hiro #40 Blue Pumpkin, but stiffer and better made. Excluding the "G" pens, these nibs last much longer than most other current pointed nibs.

Quantity prices available at 10 & 50.



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H69. Speedball Plastic Pen Holder
H69. Hunt Plastic Penholder

An all plastic nib holder with hourglass shape. The black plastic Speedball penholder. This is an inexpensive pen staff.



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S705. Plastic Eyedroppers. Pkt of 5
Plastic Eyedroppers with Rubber Bulbs. Pkt of 5 droppers. Use for measuring and color mixing. Overall length approx. 2.75" (7cm). Made in the USA.


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S853. Jumbo Dinky Dip
S853. Jumbo Dinky Dip.

Similar to our Screw-Top Small Dinky Dip (S934), but with larger screw-top jars (1/2 oz) and a larger unfinished wooden base..

Choose your base shape:
1-Square (1 jar) 2.75"x2.75"
4-Square (4 jars): 3.5"x3.5"
4-Rectangle (4 jars): 1.5"x6.5"

The bases are made so that the jars fit tightly in their holes, but also made so you can remove the jars. To remove a jar, you might need to wiggle the jar back and forth while pulling. It can take some effort. Of course, you will want to make sure the lid is screwed on well before starting to remove the jar. When replacing a jar -- if you want it to be removable again -- push it into the hole just enough for it to be secure, but not as deep as it will go.

Jar inside dimensions: approximately 28mm dia. x 25mm high

Refills: S844 or S856



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I13. FW Artists Ink
FW Acrylic Artists Ink. 38 colors. For dip pen, brush, and technical pens (but not fountain pens). Pigmented, water-resistant. Lightfastness: either 3 (permanent) or 4 ( highly permanent) star rating. Fully intermixable. Can be thinned (with water) for washes which dry water-resistant and additional painting or lettering can be done on top without bleeding or intermixing of colors. In addition to paper & board, will bond to glass, leather, ceramic & wood.

1oz (30ml) glass bottle.

Lemon Yellow 651
Process Yellow 675
Indian Yellow 643
Flame Orange 687
Scarlet 567
Flame Red 517
Process Magenta 412
Purple Lake 437
Prussian Blue 134
Rowney Blue 119
Indigo 127
Process Cyan 120
Turquoise 145
Marine Blue 151
Sap Green 375
Olive Green 363
Emerald Green 335
Light Green 348
Flesh Tint 578
Yellow Ochre 663
Raw Sienna 669
Antelope Brown 222
Red Earth 554
Burnt Umber 223
Sepia 251
Cool Grey 053
Black (India) 028
White 011
Gold 701 (order this color for metallic gold)
Payne’s Grey 065
Brilliant Yellow 607
Crimson 513
Dark Green 326
Velvet Violet 454
These shimmering inks are a pearl white with an iridescence of the color.
Shimmering Blue 711
Shimmering Red 713
Shimmering Gold 709
Shimmering Green 714

New Fluorescent Colors: Click here to see the fluorescent FW colors.
Blue 100
Orange 653
Pink 538
Red 544
Yellow 681

FW Artist Acrylic Color Chart



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S798. Westcott 12 inch GRAPH Ruler
Westcott 8ths Graph Beveled Transparent Ruler 2"x12". No. b-70

These handy 8ths graph rulers are transparent for visibility and beveled to accommodate work with ink. Edges are calibrated to 16ths to the inch with a zero centering scale down the middle. Laminated for durability.

Now labeled Westcott instead of C-Thru.



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S753. Westcott Clear T-Square
S753. Westcott Clear T-Square

Calibrated on one edge in inches, the other metric.

Specifiy 12" or 18".

Now labeled Westcott instead of C-Thru.



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