Fantastic Flourishes

Fantastic Flourishes with Holly Monroe

Grid paper (P01) or Borden & Riley Bond paper (P10).
Tracing Paper (P43)
Rolling ruler or 12" or 18" (S385) C-Thru Ruler– to put lines on paper (S798)
Ink – black (I08, I70) plus any colors you want (or see gouache/watercolor option below)
Gouache or watercolor (tube) – Ivory black (WNG331), 3 color(s) of your choice. Suggestions: Ultramarine Blue (WNG660), Sap Green (WNG599), Winsor Violet (WNG733), Rose Madder (WN587), Yellow Ochre (WNG744), Cadmium Yellow (WNG108), Venetian Red (WNG678), Burnt Sienna (WNG074), etc. Use what you have! METALLIC gouache–gold, silver or bronze Palette with wells to mix your gouache or watercolor
Double-ended wooden penholders (H39) (Qty: 1-5) minimum of 1 pen, I use 5
Mitchell Pens (sizes #0, 1, 1.5, 2, 2.5 3, 3.5, 4, 5, 6) we will mainly use the three nibs in bold, but having all sizes is helpful. 4,5,6 will give you fine flourishes. (N04)
Chiseled Calligraphy marker – size 3.0 mm, 2.5mm, 2.0mm - great for practice (M82). Any brand or color. Useful for beginners and for flourishing practice. Compass – the "math" kind you can put a pencil in and draw circles (Google it)
Drawing Pencil (I like HB lead) (S142)
Eraser – I use Mars Staedtler and simultaneously, a kneaded eraser. (E13)
Saral Paper (S612) - to transfer flourishes to good paper (graphite or white if you're working with colored paper).
Paint rag - or paper towels
Water Container – to rinse your pens (S784)
Small Water Bottle - to drop water into gouache/watercolor to liquify (S706) Artist tape – to tape paper in place (S411)
Portable drawing board – or lap board (S156-L, S160-L)
Fine Art Paper – for finished project. 1 or 2 sheets. Bring what you have. Arches HP 90 or 140 (PS42, PS47) if you want smooth paper. Twinrocker or Calfskin *Guild Choice
Additional supplies that interest you. We can share if you forget something.
Short quotations – words that inspire you for finished flourished roundel