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B01-Georgia Angelopoulos

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Georgia Angelopoulos
B01 — THINGS GREEK AND GILDED
Supply List
Basic Calligraphy Supply List plus:
Speedball pens B2, B3, or B4 (N16), Parallel or automatic pens if you have them (FP67, N27)
Westwind calligraphy practice pad (P23), Tracing paper (P43),2 pieces Saunders Waterford 90 lb cold press (or paper of your choice – cut into quarters) (PA42-6), ½ sheet Fabriano Artistico 140 lb hot press for gilding samples (cut in half again) (PA82),Cover paper for book, if you want to make one A few small bits of colored paper for gilding samples, Glassine paper – minimum size 8" x 10" (PS94), Millboard 11" x 17" (or the back of a sketch pad!) Graphite pencil (S681), HB pencil (mechanical is fine in .5 or .3 mm) (PL03), Removable tape (S699), Slant board (S156-L, S160-L, S690), Old brushes for feeding nibs and mixing (BR43), Jerry Tresser's gold size (I will have some to share) or Ormoline Gilding Medium (S473, S929). Water Gold Size (S928). Gold leaf (I will have supply plenty but if you have some please bring. We will use patent gold – gold that is adhered to a backing sheet) (S189-5), Cotton gloves, Good clean brush for wiping off gold skewings, Burnisher, but only if you have one – I will have some (S142, S903) Tools for sgraffito including old needles, crochet hook, empty ballpoint pen, Needle and thread for binding book, if you want to make one (S219, s825) A few oil pastels (I will have some). Gouache: bring what colors you like but please try to have zinc white (WNG748), lamp or jet black (WNG335, WNG337), Prussian blue (WNG538), Venetian red (WNG678), yellow ochre (WNG744), red ochre (WNG564), and a gold you like (SG870) (I use pearl gold by Schmincke). One or two tubes of acrylic paint for gilding (I used red oxide/aqua). Magnifying glasses if you need them them. Ball Burnisher (S478)

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."



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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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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PS94. Glassine 18x24 inches
Glassine
Transparent, 100% sulphite pulp. Acid-free. USA.18"x24".

Use this thin, transparent paper as interleaving or as a protective sheet when burnishing metal leaf or smoothing down paper fibers after erasing or razor scraping. Will ship with books/supplies if folded to 9"x12".



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S699. Removable Transparent Tape 3/4x1296in (36 yards)
Removable Transparent Tape 3/4x1296in (36 yards). 3M item 811.

This tape has a unique adhesive that holds firmly yet can be removed and repositioned without residue, discoloration or damage to most surfaces. It is designed for temporary holding and attaching. Many uses, including holding envelopes on your drawing board or light table while you address them. Fits in a standard desk tape dispenser.



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S690. Airlite Drawing Board 18 x 24
S690. Airlite Drawing Board 18x24.

A high-quality, lightweight drawing board with a smooth hardwood surface on both sides and two metal edges for use with a T-square. The resin-impregnated kraft honeycomb core is permanently bonded for strength. Very durable and very light. Made in USA. A drawing board can be used as a lapboard or on an easel at a slant to help prevent neck and back pain.

(See S697 for a 20"x26" Drawing Board.)

Ann Miller has an Aerocore Drawing Board in her supply list. Airlite is another trade name for a similar product.



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BR43. White Bristle Brushes (pack of 3)
BR43. White Bristle Brushes (pack of 3)

Great for mixing gouache or loading ink.

Choose Flat (sizes 2,4,6) or Round (sizes 1,3,5).



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S473. Tresser's gold size (pink stuff)
Tresser Gold Size. 2oz

Use this pink liquid for flat gilding on paper or most any surface. Highly recommended for its ease of use. Works best with real gold leaf.

Store at room temperature. According to the manufacturer it has a shelf life of 10 years.



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S929. Ormoline Gilding Medium
S929. Ormoline Gilding Medium. An acrylic size fluid enough to use with a pen. For gilding onto paper or parchment. Pink color. Highly recommended by Georgia Angelopoulos for flat gilding. 30ml


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S928. Water Gold Size / Roberson
S928. Roberson Water Gold Size.

A traditional size for illumination. Made with natural gums. Paint over the area to be gilded with a brush. Allow to dry, which may take 10 to 20 minutes. While it is still tacky, apply the gold. If the gold size dries out too much, its stickiness can be reactivated by breathing directly over the applied size. Yellow color. Recommended by Georgia Angelopoulos, and a big hit with her class at Legacies.
15ml (1/2 oz)
60ml (2 oz)



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S903. Agate Lipstick Burnisher
S903. Agate Lipstick Burnisher

Same shape as our Hematite Lipstick Burnisher (S701) but made of agate. Short handle. Approx. 5.75" overall length.



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