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Barbara Close: Power Pages

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Power Pages: Design Techniques from Delicate to Roaring with Barbara Close

SUPPLY LIST:

Practice paper: Canson Layout Pro Marker 9 x 12" or 11 x 14" (P32-9, P32-11)
1 Sheet: Arches Text Wove (PS01) & 1 Sheet: Arches 140# OR Stonhenge (PS47, PS95), cut/tear for travel sizes in quarters (we'll work small, medium, and large...so don't make them too small)
Ruler/Pencil/Eraser (S271, S142, E13)
Calligraphy pen nibs & holder- various sizes from 3mm Brauses to #6 Mitchells (N02, N04, H104, H105)
Automatic Pens and/or Parallel Pens (N27, FP67, FP68, FP69, FP124)
Pointed pen nibs & holders (N70, N113, N120, N118, H95)
Pigma Micron (your choice of size) & Gel Pen: sugges Sakura Stardust Clear (M17, M96)
Brushes (both round & flat-2 large & 2 small & mixing brushes) (BR24, BR38, BR43)
Watercolor Paints: tubes or pan sets (S920, S808) & water container (S784), Sponge (cut up kitchen sponge)
Gold powder
Glue Stick (S391)
Paper towels (S817)
Embossing Stylus (S478)
Xacto knife & small cutting mat (S417, S130, S504)
A variety of quotes, poems, songs that you like and have been waiting to calligraphy. Bring samples of work you admire & that inspires you- can be color or b/w copies (This is very important!!!)

Barbara will bring handouts, gesso, acrylics, brayer, gelli-plate(s), texture tools/sheets, stimudents, balsa wood pieces, dowels for stamping, sand papers, stumps (tortillions), Sumi ink, tracing paper.



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

PS47. Arches WC HP 140LB 22x30
Arches Watercolor
Hot Press 140lb. 300gsm. 22"x30".

Superior quality, 100% rag, for pen and all techniques with opaque and transparent watercolor. Long used by calligraphers. HP (Hot press) finish is a very smooth sheet that will give a sharp smooth edge to your letters. Cold press watercolor paper can be used for calligraphy, but the letters won't be as crisp. You will see the cold press texture in your lettering. This has always been one of our most popular sheets.

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 $15.98

PS95. Stonehenge
Stonehenge. 22"x30" 100% cotton, pH neutral, 2 natural deckles, 2 cut edges. 250gsm.

Good for calligraphy, watercolor, colored pencil, and pastels. Machine made. USA. Grain direction is parallel to underlined dimension.
Choose color: Black, Cream or White.


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 $6.06

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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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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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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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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Your Price $1.45

H104. Standard Pen Holders
H104. Standard Pen Holders.

These tapered wooden penholders from Germany are the same size as our popular Mahogany penholders (H62) and our Marbled ones (H63). Approx. 5/16" diameter at the nib end and 6-7/8" long. Standard metal nib gripper. The Black and Brown holders have an opaque, slightly textured finish. The colorful stained finishes are not opaque.

Choose: Natural (beech wood), Brown, Black, Red Stain, Green Stain, Yellow Stain, Blue Stain.

For the sets (at even better prices), see item H104-S, H104SC.





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Your Price $3.75

H105. Cork Tip Holder
H105. Cork Grip Holder.

These holders are very similar to the popular Koh-I-Noor 127 N cork-tip penholder (H38) and the General Pencil version (H99) that we also sell. (Other than the logo, I can't see any difference between those and this lower-priced version.) Scribes like the comfortable cushion of the cork, and the grip is thicker than standard wood penholders. Many calligraphers find this kind of holder a pleasure to use. Standard metal nib gripper. From Germany.

Choose from three finishes: Natural, Brown, Black.

Price break at 3.




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Your Price $5.75

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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