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A44-Marina Soria

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Marina Soria
A44 — THE EMPTY SPACE, WOMB OF SHAPE
One-Day Class, Sunday, July 26
All Levels

Some of your favorite tools: ruling pen, cola pen, folded pen, Automatic pen, or any other tool you have used to perform your writing (N22, N30, N148, N27). Medium-sized brushes and a thin one to draw contours or outlines (BR24, BR01). Black sumi ink or some tubes of dark color gouache (I70, WNG331). White gouache (WNG512) Layout paper, preferably lightweight and transparent (P10-100). Two sheets of any good quality smooth paper like Rives BFK (PS91) or Arches 140 lb hot press (PS47). Needle for a simple Japanese binding (S219). White or black thread (S825). Awl(S347) Little clips to hold paper on place while binding (S721). A straight-edge metallic ruler (S271). One yard of black ribbon. A portable light box would be very useful (S762); if not, the classroom windows will work. Pencil (S142). Eraser (E13) Palette for mixing colors (S679). Paper towels or rags. Double sided tape. Scissors, good cutter, or X-acto knife (S835, S417, S130). Glue stick (S391). Fiber tip pens for quick writing and contour delineate (M17). Small size black box, any you could have at home like the ones the iphone comes in or any of the sort. Only if you have: a round punch of approximately 2 inches. A selection of two or three short poems, haikus, quotes, or your own words. You may also bring your own music with headphones.

Optional suggested reading.
"Sumi" by Christine Flint Sato in Letter Arts Review Vol. 18, No. 1 (LR18-1). $12.50
"Fude" by Christine Flint Sato in Letter Arts Review Vol. 18, No. 4 (LR18-4). $13.50
B2462. Experiments with Letterform and Calligraphy (SchriftundKalligraphieim Experiment) by André Gürtler. Hardcover $120.00
"Towards calligraphy of the XXI Centuary, an introductory argument" by Thomas Ingmire in B2614. Codici 1. Paper $22.95
"The role of form in composition," a section of the last chapter in B2132. Calligraphy: From Calligraphy to Abstract Painting by Claude Mediavilla. Hardcover $150.00
B4065. Chinese calligraphy by Chen Tingyou. Third edition, 2011. Paper $20.99
Also for those who read Spanish
Textos De EsteticaTaoista / Texts of the aesthetic Taoism (Humandidades / Humanities) (Spanish Edition)
Pintura Zen, Método y Arte del Sumie. María Eugenia Manrique.



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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N30. Folded Ruling Pen
Folded Ruling Pen

Introduced at Letterforum in 1995, this innovative lettering tool has been popular ever since. Use it to produce tight "brush lettering" with a pen or for wild, fun, expressive lettering. These are the originals made by Matthew Coffin and highly praised by Carl Rohrs and Peter Thornton as superior to others that are available.

Peter Thornton has his students use our Polishing Paper (S107) to lightly abrade the outer and inner surfaces of the Folded Pen. This allows the ink to spread out on the pen instead of beading up.




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BR01. W&N 995 Chisel Lettering Brush
Chisel Edged Lettering Brush

The standard brush recommended by John Stevens, Carl Rohrs and other instructors for chisel-edged alphabets. Golden nylon flat watercolor brush with seamless nickel ferrules and clear plastic handle. Durable and responsive.
Winsor and Newton Series 995 flat watercolor brush.

Choose from three sizes:

½"
¾"
1"

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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 & 60 oz are temporarily unavailable: arriving Dec 2019




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PS91. Rives BFK Paper (250 gsm)
Rives BFK 22"x30"

This printmaking papers has set the standard for every mouldmade grade manufactured in Europe.

Perhaps its best quality is its consistency. Made with 100% cotton and no optical brightening agents, it is a bright white, smooth, soft and pliable sheet. Dimensionally stable, BFK Rives is a versatile substrate with an absorbent wove surface that is suitable for all forms of printmaking. The paper works well with inks and is heavy enough for washes and watercolor. Mouldmade in France. Grain direction is parallel to underlined dimension.

100% Cotton. pH neutral. White. 250gsm. 2 natural deckles, 2 tear deckles.

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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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)




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S219. #15 Bookbinders Needles
#15 Sharp Bookbinder's Needles
Package of 6 bookbinding needles from England.



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S347. Bookbinding Awl
Bookbinding Awl
3-1/4".

For punching holes in signatures. Finer shaft than our other awl (S255).



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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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