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Visigothic Versals

May 2015
$160 members/$200 non-members
Level of difficulty: Beginner and all levels
Location: School of Visual Arts Annex, 214 E. 21st Street (between 2nd/3rd Avenues)

Eraser (E13)
Gouache-Black (WNG331)
Grid paper - 1/4" (P63)
Highlighter 'Loading' brush for gouache (BR43)
Micron pen: #01 & #05 (M17)
Nibs: Flexible
- Brause #1 = Mitchell #3.5 (N02, N04)
- Brause # 1.5 = Mitchell #3 or
- Speedball C-4 (N09)
Paper of your choice, such as Arches Text Wove (low texture - high tolerance for watercolor) (PS01, PA03)
Pencils: Hard and Soft (S142)
Quotation of 15 to 45 words you want to work with
Ruler (S271)
Tracing Paper (P43)
T-square (S753)
Water + container/bottle (S784, S897-2)
Water colors & small brushes (S808, BR49)

Optional:
Writing board (S690)

Light box (S762)- I'd like to encourage those with portable light tables to bring and share. There will be Visigothic Zoomorphics and designs elements you may want to incorporate.



E13. Staedtler Mars White Plastic Eraser
E13. Staedtler Mars White Plastic Eraser

A highly recommended white plastic eraser. For erasing pencil.



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BR43. White Bristle Brushes (pack of 3)
BR43. White Bristle Brushes (pack of 3)

Great for mixing gouache or loading ink.

Choose Flat (sizes 2,4,6) or Round (sizes 1,3,5).



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N04. Mitchell Nibs (Round Hand)
Mitchell Rexel Round Hand Nibs
Straight cut. Sizes 0(3.3mm), 1(3mm), 1-1/2(2.5mm),
2(2.3mm), 2-1/2(1.8mm), 3(1.4mm), 3-1/2(1mm),
4(0.9mm), 5(.75mm), 6(.6mm).

Flexible calligraphy nibs from England. Straight cut. Reservoirs are purchased separately. Though they are called Round Hand, these chisel edge nibs are good for many alphabets including Carolingian, Italic, Uncials, Gothic, Foundational Hand, and Roman Caps. Used by professional calligraphers with and without the reservoirs. Some beginners may have trouble with the flexibility. One of our most popular nibs for calligraphy. Give them a try.

See N05 for Left Hand Mitchell Nibs.




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N09. Speedball C Calligraphy Nibs
American calligraphy nibs for Italic, Blackletter (Gothic, Old English), Uncial, Half Uncial, Foundational and many other hands or alphabets. C-0, C-1, C-2, C-3, C-4, C-5, C-6. C-0 is largest, C-6 is smallest. Best in larger sizes. C-2, C-3, & C-4 are popular for beginners' classes. They rust easily so let them dry thoroughly before storing them away. Speedball C Calligraphy Nibs.

For more information about Speedball C nibs, click here.




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PS01. Arches Text Wove (half sheet)
Arches Text Wove
100% rag, pH neutral. 20"x25.5". 120gsm. White. Smooth (wove) finish. 2 deckles, 2 cut edges.

Takes ink well. A great, slightly soft paper to write on. One of our most popular papers. Great for paste paper. Mouldmade in France.

Grain runs parallel to the underlined dimension.

This paper ships separately from books/supplies and requires an extra shipping fee which is NOT included in the price of this product. Add item 'PS00' to your cart after adding large sheets of paper. (click to read details)





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PA03. Arches Text Wove 8.5x11in 25 sht pk
Arches Text Wove
8.5"x11" 25 sheets
100% rag, pH neutral. 120gsm. White. Smooth (wove) finish.

Takes ink well. A great, slightly soft paper to write on. One of our most popular papers now available in this smaller size. Great for paste paper. Mouldmade in France. Works well in inkjet and laser printers.

Grain runs parallel to the underlined dimension.



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S142. Design Drawing Pencils
Design Drawing Pencils
Design 3800. Prismacolor Turquoise.


"6H" is hardest lead. "9B" is softest lead, Specify 6H, 5H, 4H, 3H, 2H, HB, H, F, B, 2B, 3B, 4B, 5B, 6B.



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S271. Metal Ruler: 18in
S271. Stainless Steel Ruler. 18".

18" Flexible, cork back. Marked in 1/16" and millimeters. An essential tool for calligraphers and bookbinders.



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

Calibrated on one edge in inches, the other metric.

Specify 12" or 18".

Now labeled Westcott instead of C-Thru.



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S784. Water Container - 3 Piece
S784. Three Piece Detachable Plastic Brush Washer

Three plastic water containers that detach and fit into one. Use this handy item for rinsing pens and brushes. Great for workshops.




Your Price $5.55

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