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Sandra Wright has been a calligraphy instructor since 1980. She was a co-founder of the Scribes of Central Florida and is a co-founder of the new Ocala Calligraphy Guild.
Her website: www.SandraKayWright.com

Upcoming Classes:
  • Copperplate Script at the Ocala Calligraphy Guild, Ocala, FL - February 11, 2017
  • Formal Italic at the Ocala Calligraphy Guild, Ocala, FL - February 18, 2017
  • Simple Italic at the Berckman House, Fruitland Park, FL - February 25, 2017
  • Formal Italic at the Berckman House, Fruitland Park, FL - March 18, 2017
  • Free Versals at the Berckman House, Fruitland Park, FL - April 8, 2017
  • Free Versals at the Ocala Calligraphy Guild, Ocala, FL - April 15, 2017
  • Calligraphy Classes Ormond Beach, FL - April/May 2017
  • Calligraphy Classes Crystal River, FL - TBA

Supplies for Italic Classes:
  • (FP67) Pilot Parallel Pens (3.8 & 2.4)
  • (P69) Gilbert Bond Paper 24lb / 25% Cotton (8.5x11)

Supplies for Free Versals Classes:
  • (M17) Micron/Pigma Pens (01, 02, 03 - optional 05 & 08)
  • (P69) Gilbert Bond Paper 24lb / 25% Cotton (8.5x11)

Supplies for Copperplate Workshop:
  • (H23) Speedball Oblique Pen Holder
  • (N113) Nikko G Nib (1)
  • (N118) Zebra G Nib (1)
  • (N143) Leonardt G Nib (1)
  • (N77) Hunt 101 (2)
  • (S276) 1 oz. Glass Jar with lid
  • (I70) Moon Palace Sumi Ink or (I70) McCaffery's Penman's Ink (Black)
  • (P01-8) Copperplate Graph Pads 8.5x11


FP67. Pilot Parallel Pen
Pilot Parallel Pen

Extremely smooth writing from this pen, offering crisp edges and sharp hairlines. Nib point consists of two parallel metal plates and allows for lettering in two sizes. Use the 0.5mm edge for sharp, monoline writing or use the broad edge for calligraphic writing. You can also produce color-blended letters by touching ink from one pen to a second pen loaded with another color. Available in four sizes, includes one red and one black cartridge and a cleaning bladder.

Specify size:
1.5mm
2.4mm
3.8mm
6.0mm

Formerly code numbers:
FP67-1.5
FP67-2.4
FP67-3.8
FP67-6.0



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P69. Gilbert Bond 25% Cotton Practice Pad 8.5x11 inch
P69. Gilbert Bond 25% Cotton Practice Pad 24lb.
8.5"x11", pad of 100 sheets.

A great pad for broad-edged pen practice. Has a nice tooth and holds good hairlines. Acid-free. Highly recommended by Peter Thornton.

Also available as 11"x17" pad (item P70)
8.5"x11" ream (not padded, item P69-REAM)

"Calligraphers in Portland [Oregon] have been using Gilbert Bond for years and years and LOVE it totally. My students and I have decided that ‘we are worth it’ and use Gilbert for practice. We think using a better paper makes our calligraphy practice seem more important (and practice is so important!). I thoroughly recommend the paper; it would be hard to recommend Gilbert Bond too highly!" - Carol DuBosch




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M17. Pigma Micron Black
M17. Pigma Micron Black

The Pigma Micron is a fine-point drawing and illustration pen that utilizes the highest quality archival Pigma ink. Highly recommended and often on supply lists for workshops and classes.

For serious technical and artistic applications and for fun projects, these pens are available in six line-width sizes: 005 = 0.20mm, 01 = 0.25mm, 02 = 0.30mm, 03 = 0.35mm, 05 = 0.45mm, and 08 = 0.50mm,

The Pigma Micron is ideal for archival recording, illustration, graphic art, freehand manga drawings, and decorative fabric design*. All Micron pens have archival quality Pigma ink, are non-smearing when dry, waterproof and chemical proof, fade resistant, and don't bleed through most papers. Meets ACMI non-toxicity standards. (*Not recommended for fabrics that will be washed.)



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H23. Hunt Oblique Penholder
Speedball Oblique Pen holder

Black plastic hourglass shape penholder with offset for nib. For copperplate and Spencerian. The offset helps righthanders with the letter slant. Most lefthanders use a straight holder not this oblique holder. However, some use an oblique holder.

These pointed nibs work in this holder: Hunt 22, Hunt 56, Hunt 99, Hunt 100, Hunt 101, Hunt 103, Hunt 104,
Gillott 170, Gillott 303, Gillott 404, Gillott 1950
Hiro 700, Esterbrook 354, Brause Rose Nib.
The Nikko G nib will work okay, but the holder is not ideal for this nib.

Gillott 659 does NOT work with this holder; use H75 (Gillott Holder #51) instead.

The EF Principal does not work in this holder. See H48 Ziller Oblique Holder (Size) PRIN, and both the Blackwell Holders H50, H61



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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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N143. Leonardt G Nib
Leonardt G Nib.

A very nice nib. Medium flex, not too sharp. Nib has a nice spring for good shade-hairline transitions. Good for bigger script. Works both on envelopes with a slight texture and smooth paper. Popular at IAMPETH 2012. Nickel Finish.



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N77. Hunt 101 Nib
Hunt 101.

A very steady and durable nib, the Hunt 101 is a great choice for projects that require larger writing with x-heights above 1/4". It can be used on most paper surfaces, though it can have a tendency to catch on the upstroke when used on a rougher surface. The Hunt 101 requires firm and deliberate pressure to open swells, while its strength and steadiness makes it an ideal selection for student practice.

For more information about Hunt pointed nibs, click here.



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S276. Glass 1oz Ink Jar
Widemouthed Glass Jar

Great for mixing and storing color or ink. Straight sides. Wide mouth is great for dipping pointed and broad-edge pens. Lined lid. The 1 oz. size is similar to the McCaffery’s Penman Ink jars and has a plastic cap.

1 oz. (30ml) Approx 1.75"x1.75".

Also Available in a 2oz size: S843



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I70. Moon Palace Sumi Ink
Moon Palace Sumi
The Ink is now in a bottle with a Gold Label

While the packaging is a bit different , this is the highly sought after and highly recommended Japanese Sumi Ink. For both broad edge and pointed pen work. Dries waterproof. A great calligraphy ink.

"I like Moon Palace better, but both Moon Palace and Best Bottle are beautiful inks. The Moon Palace has a slight sheen to it, which I like. Michael suggested this ink to me so please tell him I said "thank you". I just finished a job of 200 invitations with Moon Palace and the ink is beautiful. I did not dilute the ink.
A client just brought me invitations (slick paper) to address. This bride knew going in to this that I probably couldn't do pointed pen. However, for fun, I tried the Sumi inks and to my surprise they worked pretty darn good. I usually have to use a sharpie on slick envelopes, yikes!!!"

--Clair F., Jan 2011.

Four sizes available:

2.0 oz $5.95 (widemouth jar)
6.0 oz (180ml) $12.95

15oz (450ml) $19.95

60 oz bulk bottle (1.8L), only $75.00.
You save $54.95. 10 six ounce bottles cost $129.50.
Great for teachers, or buy and share the cost with a friend or two or three.



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