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"Chance images" with Laurie Doctor March, 2015 More information: http://www.lauriedoctor.com/workshops/StLouis/st.Louis_2015.html

Please read carefully, and label all materials with your name:
(If you are traveling with a friend, the paint can be shared)*
• fine point permanent black pen (Micron or Copic 0.3 or so, or any equivalent) (M17)
• Sumi ink (packed tightly in plastic bag!) (I70)
• glue stick (S391)
• pencils (including HB, 3B, and 4B and a mechanical pencil with HB or 2B lead) (S142, PL03)
• pencil sharpener: (no motors please) (S933)
• white eraser (E13)
• 12" or larger metal ruler with rubber backing (S270)
• plastic plate, palette paper, or palette for mixing color (S744, S679)
• small, cheap brushes for mixing watercolor
• small, pointed watercolor brush: # 2,4, or 6 Gold Scepter (red handle) BR26 or Richeson 9000 series are inexpensive
• 2 inexpensive wide brushes (3" or so) like natural bristle house paint or cheap foam brushes (BR53)
• container for water S784
• rags or paper towels S817
• approx. 6 half sheets ( 20 x 25) of Arches Text Wove - the amount of paper is an estimate as people work at different speeds (if possible, roll paper or fold in half for travel)(PS01)
• containers, about pint size, with lids (at least 6) for acrylic paint. We never seem to have too many containers! Be sure they have wide enough mouths to dip the wide brushes into.
• 3 tubes of watercolor or gouache for detail: any yellow, red, and blue –(WNG523, 524, 527) *(it would be possible for 2 people to share these)
• house sponge (approx. 4 x 6 x 1/2) cut into quarters
•Acrylic paints: (these particular colors are important, "hue" means "fake"- so don't get Cad Red Hue): cad red, quinacrodone red, cad yellow, hansa yellow, ultramarine blue, phthalo blue and titanium or zinc white (it would be possible for 2 people to share these). (I137) Golden is best for quality and intensity of color- tubes, jars or liquid are okay- 2 oz size tubes are what I use. *(2 people can share)
• I sheet of frosted mylar (20 x 25 or larger) (PS100)
Optional: 2 long-handled brushes for acrylic, carbon ink or graphite block (made by Derwent and others)
any water soluble graphite pencils or blocks (S858)
writing tools you like or want to try (pens, colored pencils, found objects)
Fabric scraps
bookbinding, embroidery or crewel needles S219
Materials provided: ($10 fee) Japanese papers, pastels, methyl cellulose, wax medium, sandpaper, rubber gloves, linen thread, embroidery thread, wax finish and other mediums.


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 into 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 (widemouthed jar)
6.0 oz (180ml)
15 oz (450ml)
60 oz bulk bottle (1.8L) -- Great for teachers or buy and share the cost with a friend or two or three!



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S391. UHU Glue Stick
Glue sticks are an easy way to apply glue for card and bookmaking projects, and many people think that UHU is the best glue stick. Dries wrinkle-free and works on paper, cardboard, fabric, photos and more. Clean and convenient for school or studio use. Large chapstick/lipstick style applicator. 1.41oz. Acid Free. Safe for children. (Germany) UHU 41197

"The UHU Glue Stick is my favorite glue stick of all time. I have projects made with UHU Glue Sticks well over ten years old, and they have held up beautifully."
- Michael Jacobs



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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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S933. Milan Sphere Pencil Sharpener
Milan Sphere Pencil Sharpener

This 2-hole sharpener from Spain is a comfortable sphere shape. Gives a nice sharp point. Assorted colors.



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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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S270. Metal Ruler:12in
S270. Stainless Steel Ruler 12"

Flexible, cork back.



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BR53. Nylon Flat Brush
Flat Wide Brush with Nylon Bristles

Limited Stock

This brush is made for applying gesso, but works great for other paints and ink.

Choose size:
1" wide
2" wide
3" wide




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Your Price $6.00

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

S817. Viva Papertowels, 12 sheets
S817. Viva Paper towels, 12 sheets

Recommended by Harvest Crittenden for wiping pen points and brushes:
"I've used them exclusively for at least 8 years. They don't leave fuzz on the pen points or brushes."

We have made these available for those outside the USA or in areas where this brand is not readily available. This is a small pack of 12 sheets for easy shipping.



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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

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