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Shinah Chang


Learn more about Shinah and Crooked Calligraphy at http://www.moderncalligraphy101.com and http://www.crookedcalligraphy.com.

Modern Calligraphy 101
These items have been put into a kit (K125) that is listed below.

(H129) Dual Use Workshop Holder (Oblique + Straight) 
(I70) Moon Palace Sumi Ink 
(S844) 1/2 ounce Clear Plastic Jar
(N113) Nikko G Nib 
(N90) Brause Steno Nib 361 

 

Fun Extra Supplies:

(H50.) Blackwell Wood Holder
(H89.) Tachikawa T40 (Multi) Pen Holder 
(N82.) Hiro Crown Nib (#41) 
(N70.) Brause 66EF Nib
(I38.) Dr. Martin's Bleed Proof White Ink
(I59.) Winsor Newton Calligraphy Ink (Blue Caps)
(I16.) Iridescent Calligraphy Ink 
(S741.) Finetec Artist Color Gold Set
(P25-REAM) Ream JNB Practice Paper 8.5x11 
(P87.) JNB Deluxe Lined Black Paper

 



K125. Modern Calligraphy 101 (@crookedcalligraphy)
K125. Modern Calligraphy 101 Kit

This kit contains the items needed for Modern Calligraphy 101, taught by Crooked Calligraphy (Shina).
Kit includes:
H129 Dual Use Workshop Holder
I70 Moon Palace Sumi Ink 6 oz
S844 1/2 oz jar (x 2)
N113 Nikko G nib (x 2)
N90 Brause Steno nib (x 2)




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H129. Dual Use Workshop Holder (Oblique + Straight)
H129. Dual Use Workshop Holder (Oblique + Straight)

This inexpensive holder serves as both a straight holder and an oblique holder! Just remove the flange to use as a straight holder. Perfect for workshops and beginners; we are happy to offer this exceptional holder at a very reasonable price.



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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

15 oz (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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S844. 1/2 ounce Clear Plastic Jar
S844. Widemouthed Plastic Jar.
1/2 oz (15ml).
These jars are approx. 1.25"x1.25".
Great for mixing and storing color or ink. Wide mouth is great for dipping pointed and broad-edge pens.

Refills for S853. Jumbo Dinky Dip.



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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!



See comments about this nib!



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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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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 small nibs such as the Brause 66ef and almost all other nibs.

(Works with most all nibs except the very largest vintage nibs and crowquill nibs.)



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H89. Tachikawa T40 (Multi) Pen Holder
This holder from Japanese company Tachikawa is a high quality, lightweight wood. The holder has a rubber finger grip and uses the plastic collar system to hold the nibs. It will hold the following broad edge nibs: Mitchell, Speedball, Tape, Tachikawa. It will not hold Brause nibs; they are too loose.

One neat feature: this holder has a plastic cap to fit over the nib (and the cap can be posted while you are using the holder!). That way, you can leave the nib in the pen and not worry that it will get damaged.

Total length (excluding cap) is 5.75 inches, width is about 1/2 inch thick.

Made in Japan.



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N82. Hiro Crown Nib (#41)
Large, durable nib appropriate for writing at x-heights of 3/16" to 1/8". Thicker hairlines than the Hiro #40, but is exceptionally smooth-gliding. Moderately thick swells.



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N70. Brause 66EF Nib
Very flexible. Will give thick down strokes and fine thins. One of our most popular nibs for copperplate. Nibs are of consistent manufacture. Also called Arrow Nib.
Quantity price at 10 and 50.

Purchase TAB2.4 & BL6.2 for articles that discuss the characteristics in detail of the various pointed nibs. $8.50 each.




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I38. Dr. Martin's Bleed Proof White Ink
Dr Martin’s Bleed Proof White

A dense, opaque, smooth-writing white for your dip pen. Thin with water to the proper consistency. Tint with watercolor or gouache for pastel letters. Recommended by John Stevens and Peter Thornton. 1oz.

Diane Von Arx uses a similar product, Pro-white (I62).



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I59. Winsor Newton Calligraphy Ink (Blue Caps)
Winsor & Newton Calligraphy Inks (Blue Caps)

If you are looking for colored calligraphy inks for your fountain pens, try these non-clogging, pigmented inks both for dip and fountain pen use. They are suitable for dip, fountain pen, and brush. Unlike dye-based fountain pen inks, these are more opaque, more brilliant and more lightfast. Since they are pigmented, you can mix the colors. The first six colors are a double primary palette, for mixing clean colors. 30ml bottle. Colors: Lemon Yellow, Winsor Yellow, Scarlet, Crimson, Dark Blue, Light Blue, Leaf Green, Green, Indian Red, Sepia, Black, Yellow Ochre, Blue-Black, Violet.

See item I60 for White, Silver, Gold, and Matte Black WN Calligraphy Ink



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I16. Iridescent Calligraphy Ink
Dr. Ph. Martin’s Iridescent Calligraphy Colors

These are great. These colors flow out of a broad edge pen like ink. 1oz glass bottles with dropper top. Colors can be mixed. Truly waterproof when dry. The manufacturer says they are lightfast. Copperplate Gold is the most popular color (Copperplate Gold is listed here as "Gold").

Use rubbing alcohol to thin for better flow in your pens.

I16-S12. Dr. Ph. Martin’s Iridescent Calligraphy Colors Set of 12, Set 1 color chart

I16-S12M. Dr. Ph. Martin's Iridescent Calligraphy Colors Set of 12 Metallic Colors, Set 2 color chart



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S741. Finetec Artist Color Gold Set
Fintec (Coliro) Mica Gold Color Set
Fine-tec Mica Artist Color Set

Set of 6

Made of mica, a natural product that offers a wide variety of metallic shades, from gold and silver to iridescent, shining pearl colors. Can be dissolved with water and applied with a brush. Ideal for creating special effects and highlighting. Can be blended. Colors adhere to all absorbent surfaces, such as paper, wood, gypsum, etc. Colors: Tibet Gold, Inca Gold, Arabic Gold, Gold Pearl, Moon Gold, Sterling Silver.

S741. Finetec Artist Color Gold Set color chart

I love writing in gold with the Finetec gold palette. - Bev Allen, BC, Canada 30 Oct 13

Finetec is changing the name of its metallic, pearl, & moiré colors to Coliro. The paints are not changing, just their name.




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P25-REAM. Ream JNB Practice Paper 8.5x11
JNB Practice Paper Ream
8.5"x11". Approximately 500 sheets.

Smooth paper for pointed pen and broad edge calligraphy. The paper takes the ink well and does not bleed or feather with most inks. (We tested with Higgins Eternal, Noodler’s, McCaffery's, and Richtone Colors, as well as Pilot Parallel Pen ink cartridges) For pointed pen, thee smooth surface helps avoid pen catches on upstrokes. Guidelines will show through. Good for classes and practice (24 lb bond).

Ream is packaged in a box for easy storage.
For an 11"x17" version of this paper, see item P20.



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P87. JNB Deluxe Lined Black Paper
P87. JNB Deluxe Lined Black Paper

This paper is very smooth black paper that accepts ink well. The paper has been printed with lines using black dots (so the ink will not ghost). The black dots are not easily visible from a distance and do not stand out because they are printed in black. 80# text weight/120 gsm. 9"x12" pad.


*Click on picture to see the larger image that shows the dotted lines*

Choose size:
50 sheet pad
100 sheet pack (loose sheets)




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