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A01- Georgia Angelopoulos

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Georgia Angelopoulos
A01 — BEAUTIFUL BYZANTINE LETTERING

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Graph paper (preferably one that takes ink well such as the Westwind pad)(P23). Tracing paper or lightweight layout paper (P43). A few sheets (11" x 15") of hot press and cold press paper of your choice (ivory and/or colored) (PS42, PS41). Slant board (S156-L, S160-L). Ruler/T-Square(S753). Pencil (S681). Eraser (E13). Flat lead mechanical pencil (1.8 mm and/or larger) (S861, S862, S878, S879). Favorite edged nibs ranging from small to large (N04, N09, N02). Speedball B nibs (I will have a wide range of Speedball nibs to share) (N16). Fine permanent marker. Ruling pen (N22, N148, N30). Parallel pens (FP67). 0 or #1 round brush (BR26). Flat brushes if you have some (BR24). Favorite inks or gouache (I70). Mixing brush (BR43). Palette (S679). Pen. Rag

Recommended Book List

By Georgia Angelopoulos
"Write to Each Other!" by Georgia Angelopoulus in BL10.4. Bound & Lettered Vol. 10, No. 4. $8.50
"Project: The History of Greece" by Georgia Angelopoulus in LR24.1. Letter Arts Review Vol. 24, No. 1. $14.50
(If you place a pre-order for books and/or supplies of $25 or more for The Passionate Pen, you get to request a free issue of LAR or B&L and may choose one of these two at no extra charge, if desired, when you place your pre-order.)
A01 — Beautiful Byzantine Lettering
B01 — Things Greek and Gilded
Lettering as Drawing by Nicolete Gray. Out of print.
A History of Lettering by Nicolete Gray. Out of print.
B3935. Color: A Natural History of the Palette by Victoria Finlay. Paper $17.00
"I love this book." In the class we "talk about pigments and the history of pigments."



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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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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S861. Square Broad-edged Automatic Pencil
Flat Lead / Square Edge Mechanical Pencil.

April 2019: Teal is currently unavailable.

What fun! The lead is a flat rectangular shape instead of a cylinder. Use the flat lead for chisel-edged lettering or sketching. These were in the college bookstore at Calligraphy Northwest and quickly sold out! 1.8mm, 2B graphite lead. A favorite of Cherryl Moote.

Barrel colors: Black, Pink, Yellow

Mechanical pencil with chiseled / square edges.

Refill: S862.




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S862. Refill for Flat Lead Mechanical Pencil
Refill for Flat Lead Mechanical Pencil. 7 pieces.

Refill for item S861.



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S878. Wide Flat-Lead Mechanical Pencil
Wide Flat-Lead / Square Edge Mechanical Pencil

Use this 5mm (approx.), flat-lead, carpenter's pencil for broad edge lettering. Useful for practice and fun. No more sharpening with a knife, just click to move the lead forward and shape the end of the lead to a chisel edge on fine sandpaper. Striker brand. Sturdier construction than our regular Flat Lead pencil (S861) and the leads are a bit harder.

Mechanical pencil with chiseled / square edges

(Also called Striker Construction Pencil. Refills available: S879.)



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S879. Refills for Wide Flat-lead Mechanical Pencil
Refills for Wide Flat-lead Mechanical Pencil.

2 graphite refills for S878. Dura brand from Striker.



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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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N16. Speedball B Series
Specify size: B0, B0.5, B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B5.5, B6

B Series is a round nib ideal for Gothic or outline letters. Also often used by illustrators for cartoons, uniform line drawings, borders, and display posters.

For more information about Speedball B nibs, click here.



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N22. Ruling Pen
N22. Ruling Pen.

Julian Waters, Gottfried Pott, and many others are using ruling pens to produce expressive letters. This calligraphy ruling pen is designed specifically for lettering. You vary the line width by tilting the pen. Wood handle with brass collar & writing unit.



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