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CONVENTION ESSENTIAL SUPPLY LIST


*IAMPETH – Pre order for IAMPETH Conference. Search for and add "IAMPETH" to your cart.

If a book is required for a class it will be labeled: REQUIRED
All other books are optional. Some books will be recommended by the instructor as a resource for the class being taught at IAMPETH and this will be indicated in their list. Other books will be recommended by the instructor, but not as a resource for her/his class at IAMPETH and this also will be indicated in the instructors list. You will also find books, DVDs & magazine article by or about the instructor. These items may or may not be directly applicable to the subject of the instructor's class at IAMPETH.

Pen holders - oblique (H48, H50, H51, H52, H60, H61) and straight (H46, H60, H62, H65, H71, H78, H83) penholder.
Nibs - Brause 66ef (N70), Hunt 56 (N86), 101 (N77) or 22 (N93), Nikko G (N113), Gillott 303 (N72) & 404 (N74), Leonardt Principal (N120), or your favorites.
Inks - Higgins Eternal (I08) with gum Arabic (I85), McCaffery (I37), walnut ink (I53, S449, S450) or Sumi (I70, I43, I71).
Watercolors/gouache - your favorites including a white, such as Dr. Martin's bleedproof white (I38), zinc white (WNG748) or permanent white gouache (WNG512). (Primary palette – Red (WNG524), Blue (WNG523), Yellow (WNG527); Double primary palette - Cerulean Blue (WN137, WNG137), Ultramarine Blue (WN263, WNG660), Cadmium Red (WN094, WNG094), Alizarin Crimson (WN004, WNG004), Lemon Yellow (WN348, WNG345), and Cadmium Yellow (WN108, WNG108)).
Brushes - #0, 1, 2 (BR22, BR26, BR28) & mixing brush (BR37).
Water container - (S731)
Eraser - White plastic eraser (E13, S86) and a kneaded eraser (E09).
Ruler - 12" (S270) or 18" (S271) and lining tools (S623, S692, S385).
Lettering guide - Linex or Ames (S91) and a Protractor (S632).
Paper - layout paper pad (P39); Boris #37 layout (P10, P11, P12) or Canson Pro-Marker (P32) layout, tracing paper (P43), practice paper with slant lines (P25), graph paper 8 squares to the inch (P21, P23), note paper (P31), watercolor paper like Arches hot press (PS42, PS47).
Pencil & Markers - mechanical pencil .05 (S681), fine Pigma Micron marker .01 (M17, M51, M52).

Pat Blair Rosemary Buczek Barbara Calzolari
Harvest Crittenden Joanne Fink Marian Gault
Heather Victoria Held Bob Hurford Bill Kemp
Michael Sull Ron Tate Jerry Tresser
Gwen Weaver Panel Discussions


H48. Peerless/Ziller Oblique Holder (Grey Plastic)
Ziller Oblique Pen Holder

These less expensive oblique pen holders are pre-adjusted for our most popular pointed nibs. Metal flange, grey plastic handle. Specify Gillott 303, Gillott 404, Brause 66EF, Hunt
101, Nikko G, EF Principal. This holder can be adjusted for virtually any nib. Please let us know the nib you use & we will pick the closest holder.

For the Hiro 40, order PRIN



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H50. Blackwell Wood Holder
Blackwell Oblique Holder

A remarkably simple design that holds most pen points for
Spencerian and copperplate. Finely crafted wood holder with a sturdy brass oblique arm. This penholder is designed to hold the nib at a less steep slant angle for ease of upstrokes. Also available with a plastic holder. Works with crowquill, Brause 66ef and almost all other nibs.

(Works with most all nibs except the very largest vintage nibs. Earlier holders did not work with the crowquill because the screw was too short. You may request a longer screw which fixes the problem. There is no charge for the longer screw if you have an older holder.)



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H51. Century Oblique Penholder
Century Oblique Holder

These gorgeous turned wood pen holders have a metal flange. They are made to hold the Nikko G and similar sized nibs). They can be adjusted with needle
nosed pliers to fit other nibs. Wood Penholder.

If you would like to purchase a holder that is fitted for a different sized nib, please see item number H53.



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H52. 5/8in (Thicker) Century Oblique Penholder
5/8" Century Oblique Pen Holder

Joe Vitolo has modified the design of the Century Oblique Holder. The thicker holder may reduce hand fatigue.

These gorgeous turned wood pen holders have a metal flange. They are made to hold the Nikko G and similar sized nibs). They can be adjusted with needle
nosed pliers to fit other nibs. Wood Penholder.

If you would like to purchase a holder that is fitted for a different sized nib, please see item number H54.



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H60. Wordcrafter Fine Wood Penholder
Fine Wood Pen Holders

Limited stock. We do not have an estimated date of when we will receive more.

These beautiful, hand turned, exotic wood holders range from 6" to 7.25" and come in a variety of woods. Each is a unique work of art as well as a functional tool. You can specify short or long and red, brown, or black wood colors, and we will try to match your wants as close as is possible.

How do I insert a calligraphy nib into a penholder that has a metal ring and four prongs?



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H61. Blackwell Plastic Handle Oblique
Plastic Handle Blackwell Oblique Pen Holder

Black plastic hourglass penholder with the same brass flange for holding the nibs. The brass work is not as finely finished, but is just as functional. Works with crowquill, Brause 66EF and almost all other nibs.

A remarkably simple design that holds most pen points for
Spencerian and Copperplate. Designed to hold the nib at a less steep slant angle for ease of upstrokes. Also available with a brass and wood handle.

(Works with most all nibs except the very largest vintage nibs. Earlier holders did not work with the crowquill because the screw was too short. You may request a longer screw which fixes the problem. There is no charge for the longer replacement screw if you have the earlier holder.)



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H46. Grey Plastic Pen Holder (114)
Grey Plastic Nib Holder

Lightweight grey plastic (Caran D’Ache 114) penholder. Now comes with standard ring and four prong gripper mechanism.

The OLD style is no longer available.

How do I insert a calligraphy nib into a penholder that has a metal ring and four prongs?



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H62. Mahogany Pen Holder
Straight wood calligraphy penholder.

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H65. Speedball Colored Pen Holders
These new holders have the classic hourglass shape of regular black Speedball Plastic Pen Holders, but they have a durable, double-coated finish that gives them a softer feel. Available in two colors, Garnet and Sapphire. These holders work with Speedball Nibs A, B, C; Hunt 101, 56, 22, 99, 512, 513.

We have found that the plastic on these holders tends to pick up more dust and dirt than others. To clean these holders, we used warm water. We submerged them and rubbed with a paper towel under the water. Some holders needed two or three washings to remove all dirt and dust. After washing, you can let air dry or dry using a lint free cloth.



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H78. Thick Wood Pen Holder
These short, turned hardwood penholders have a thicker grip. If you or students have arthritis or joint problems you may find these thicker pen holders easier to use. Some calligraphers also just like a thicker pen holder. Wood color will vary and there will be some variation in shape. 5" to 5-1/2".


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