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Julia Bausenhardt


For more information about Julia Bausenhardt's Calligraphy Essantials course please visit juliabausenhardt.com/calligraphy-essentials-course/

Julia Bausenhardt Calligraphy Essentials course:
Holders
(H96.) Adjusted Oblique Plastic Holder with Metal Flange
or
(H63.) Marbled Pen Holder

Nibs
(N113.) Nikko G Nib
(N118.) Zebra G Nib
(N90.) Brause Steno Nib 361

Paper
(P32.) Canson Pro-Layout Marker Pad
or
(P09-50.) Boris Layout Pad 50 Sheets

Ink
(I109.) Bombay India Inks (black)
or
(I126.) Kuretake Sumi Ink

Optional
(S934.) Dinky Dips with Screw-top Caps 
(S870.) Graduated Pipet 7ml - 5 Pack



H96. Adjusted Oblique Plastic Holder with Metal Flange
This comfort-grip, black plastic, “hourglass” holder with an oblique brass flange is a great improvement over the Speedball Oblique Holder. The flange is tilted to decrease the angle of the nib to the paper, making your upstokes less likely to catch on the paper and the flange is pre-adjusted for our most popular nibs.
For right-handers, the offset flange allows for the slant of pointed pen scripts without having to severely cant the writing paper. Some left-handed scribes also use an oblique pen holder.
This replaces the Peerless Oblique Holders.

Specify Size: Brause 66EF, Gillott 303, Nikko G or Principal EF.
(Like all similar holders, the flange can be adjusted for additional nib sizes. If you would like holders for a class adjusted for a different nib, let us know and we will add the size to our inventory.)

Click here to see a chart showing which nibs will fit this holder.




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H63. Marbled Pen Holder
H63. Marbled Pen Holder.

Beautiful penholders in gold & black, silver & black, gold with multicolors, and the newest: Multicolor (with swirls of red, blue, green, and yellow). Approx 5/16" diameter at the nib end and 6-7/8" long. Standard metal nib gripper.

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




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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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N118. Zebra G Nib
Zebra Nib.

Similar to the popular Nikko G Nib, but a little more flexible and sharper. It will produce a finer hairline than the Nikko. Same sturdy quality. If you are using the Nikko G but would like to be able to write with thinner hairlines and thicker strokes, give these new nibs a try. Michael Sull still recommends the Nikko G nib as best for learning Spencerian, but this Zebra G Nib is a good one, too for Spencerian.

Which holders will work with this nib?
http://www.johnnealbooks.com/product_help#Zebra

Just wanted to let you know about my experience with the ZEBRA G nibs: Santa was very generous to me this year and I got a dozen. I pulled the nibs out to play with this weekend and I have found my new love. I used the nib with Walnut Ink and the hairlines, so thin, so smooth, with a light touch and the nib skated effortlessly across the page. I really enjoyed working with this nib. If you haven't had the chance to try this nib out yet, it's worth the couple of bucks. I haven't tried any of my other inks but I will be doing that this week. So far, I'm loving these nibs. Don't know if they are workhorses yet - I only had them a few days. - Ilovepenmanship

I love them too. The nibs are great with the iron gall inks because the ink does not eat the nib as fast. Great hairlines and just enough flex for shades. Much thanks to John Neal for these!!! - Nan DeLuca



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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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P32. Canson Pro-Layout Marker Pad
Canson Pro-Layout Marker Pad. Bright White, 18lb, marker layout pad. 50 sheets.

Our highest quality layout paper for calligraphy practice or work for reproduction. The very smooth surface does not buckle, even with wide chisel nibs. Black guidelines under the sheet are easily seen, even without a light table. Michael Sull's favorite pad for work for reproduction. His recommendation is echoed by other scribes and penmen: "Absolutely wonderful." "A great pad." It is worth the price.

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

Formerly P32-9, P32-11, & P32-14




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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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I109. Bombay India Inks
Bombay India Inks

Bombay India Inks are highly pigmented, dry waterproof and lightfast. Black & White are opaque. Like most color inks, the other colors have varying degrees of opacity.
This ink works well with brush and pen and can also be used for background washes. Adheres to almost any surface including paper, wood, plastic, vinyl, and board.

24 colors 1 oz. dropper bottle.

Pen cleaner is 2 oz in plastic (non-dropper) bottle. Bombay Pen Cleaner is a general purpose pen cleaner for dye and pigmented inks, watercolor or acrylic. Non-corrosive & non-toxic. Dip or soak pen parts and nibs.

Colors available:

Aqua
Black
Blue
Bright Red
Brown
Cherry Red
Crimson
Frisket
Golden Yellow
Grass Green
Green
Magenta
Orange
Red
Red Violet
Sepia
Tangerine
Teal
Terra Cotta
Turquoise
Van Dyke Brown
Violet
White
Yellow
Yellow Ochre
Pen Cleaner (see above for description)

Color Chart



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I126. Kuretake Sumi Ink
I126. Kuretake Sumi Ink.

Great for lettering. Rich, opaque black. Less odor than some other Sumi inks. Water-based pigment, waterproof when dry. 2oz (60ml).

This sumi ink is known to corrode nibs.



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S934. Small Screw-Top Dinky Dip
S934. Small Rectangle or Square Dinky Dip, with 4 screw-top vials.

The square is currently out of stock. If you order less than 3 the rectangle will be substituted.

These mini inkwells allow you to see your nib as you dip into the ink, allowing you to easily control the depth. They are especially well-suited for pointed pen. Each has four plastic vials, four screw-tops, and an unfinished wooden base. The screw-tops seal the vials tight for transporting or storage (you should keep the filled vials upright). Vial inside dimensions: approximately 14mm dia. x 20mm high. (These are larger than the vials for our regular small Dinky Dip, now called "Flip-Top Small Dinky Dip.")

Choose your base shape:
Rectangle 1" x 4"
Square 2.75" x 2.75" We are currently out of the square. We recommend your order the rectangle if you need your order quickly!

See S935 for refills.

If you prefer a vial with a flip-top, please see our Flip Top Dinky Dip, item S852.

If you prefer larger vials, please see our Jumbo Dinky Dip, item S853.



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S870. Graduated Pipet 7ml - 5 Pack
Graduated Pipet / Pipette 7ml.

This pipet is more robust than the smaller non-graduated pipets. Great for transferring liquids, whether you need an accurate measurement or not. Graduated to 1 ml. Easy to clean for re-use.

Pack of 5. $2.00
10 packs / $1.65 each
20 packs / $1.20 each



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