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Luca Barcellona

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Materials List: Fraktur with Luca Barcellona

Paper:
1 x A3 (or bigger) pad of Canson Bleedproof (P32-11) or other paper for ink practice such as Fabriano Accademia or similar: no more than 100 gsm, as the paper must be transparent enough to see the guidelines. Paper must not be extremely smooth and repellent or too rough and absorbing
A few larger sheets of bleedproof or similar paper to work with larger tools (PS01, PS84-HS, PS05)
2-3 pieces of black paper (50x70cm) of any of Canson, Ingres, Hahnemuhle, fabriano artistico. We need a good coloured paper, not too rough (PS22-BLK, PS90, PS05), to start a definitive artwork using automatic pen or other tools with gouache.
3-4 Sheets of large format Brown paper – refer image below to make sure you buy the right one - (50x70cm) or more; brown paper with the small lines running across the sheets (not the craft paper as that is too absorbsent)
a small.long text for your final artwork

Pens/Pencils/Brushes:
1 x Pilot parallel pen 6mm (blue cap) and black/red ink cartridges. (FP67, FP69)
AutomaticPen # 4 / # 5 or 6mm wide (N27) Pilot Parallel Pen (the one with the blue cap) and 3.8mm (green cap, optional).
Two 2B pencils, rubber bands and a 2H pencil. (S142)
3mm nib (and other widths as you prefer to use) (N02, N09)
Selection of chisel tools (as you prefer to use)
And if you aready have any of the following: thick cardboard (you can use the back of a paper pad), sticks, reeds and anything else!

Ink/Paint:
1 x Black ink (any of Pelikan 4001 (I04), Parker Quink, Higgins Eternal (I08), Mont Blanc (bring a fountain pen thinner ink and avoid "Calligraphy ink")
1 x Tempera or gouache black (WNG331), 1 x white gouache (WNG512) and a few colors of gouache (WMG-HC1) in your colour choice are preferred. (Avoid cheap chinese brands. Brands such as Winsor & Newton, Schmincke, Talens, Linel etc are preferable to work with)

Other:
Masking tape (S931), T-square (S753) + ruler (metal or plastic) , eraser (E13), cutter/craft knife (S417, S130), glue (S391)
Deeper palettes for colour mixing (S723, S743)
A small text/quotes that you'd like to write for the definitive artwork
A container for water (S784) and small containers with a cap (glass or plastic) (S260, S276) to prepare gouache
A lint free cloth for wiping pen.
Notebook for taking notes (if you wish)

Books By/About Luca:
B3870. Take Your Pleasure Seriously by Luca Barcellona. Features commissioned work and personal pieces in hundreds of images (many never-before-published) of the letters and letterwork of Luca Barcellona, an internationally-known calligrapher, designer, and graffiti artist. He uses both historical letterforms and contemporary, original ones in striking and expressive compositions.

LR23-3. Letter Arts Review Issue 23-3 has an wonderfully illustrated, 18-page interview with Luca. Christopher Calderhead did the interview.



PS00. Paper Shipping Charge
This $12 shipping fee covers shipping of all size paper orders within the lower 48 US states. The shipping fee is the same no matter how many sheets of paper you order! Orders over 100 sheets will ship flat, smaller orders ship rolled.


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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)





Your Price $4.44

PS05. Canson Ingres Sheets
27lb, 100gsm. 19x25". 65% cotton. Laid finish. Acid free. Laid finish. One side smoother than other. Popular for calligraphy and bookmaking. Suitable for light washes. Gelatin sized. Specify color.


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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Your Price $2.20

PS22-BLK. German Ingres Black
German Ingres (Hahnemuhle)
Black. Popular with German scribes. Mouldmade in Germany. 100% alpha cellulose, pH neutral. Laid finish. 100gsm (text weight). 18.75"x24.75". 4 deckles. Grain direction is parallel to 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)




Your Price $2.81

PS90. Arches Cover Paper Black
Arches Cover Black
22"x30". 250gsm. Mouldmade in France. 100% cotton. pH neutral, lightly sized, textured surface. 4 deckles. Black.

Laurie Doctor and others recommend this sheet for book and portfolio covers. It folds without cracking. Judy Melvin likes it for her calligraphic painting - however this is NOT the Arches Black that will bleach correctly. When bleach is applied to this new version the paper turns pink (salmon). Grain direction is parallel to 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)




Your Price $13.70

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 available as code numbers:
FP67-1.5
FP67-2.4
FP67-3.8
FP67-6.0




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FP69. Pilot Cartridges Pack of 6
Pilot Cartridges Pack of 6 Refills, all one color.

These cartridges fit both the Pilot Parallel and the Pilot Plumix Pens.

For an assorted color pack, see FP70.

Formerly available as code numbers:
FP67-BLK, FP67-BBK, FP67-BLU, FP67-GRN, FP67-LGN, FP67-OGN, FP67-PNK, FP67-RED, FP67-SEP, FP67-TUR, FP67-VIO, FP67-YEL



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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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N02-S9. Brause Set of 9 Nibs
Widely used by professionals, the Brause Nibs are also the best calligraphy nibs for beginners. Stiff, durable high-quality nibs from Germany. Oblique cut calligraphy nibs, with the reservoir on top. If you have a heavy hand, Brause Nibs will work well. You can't go wrong with these chisel edged dip nibs for Italic, Blackletter (Gothic/Old English), and other hands. (Bandzung)

Sizes in set:
0.5mm
0.75mm
1.0 mm
1.5 mm
2.0 mm
2.5 mm
3.0 mm
4.0 mm
5.0 mm






Your Price $19.71

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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