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B06-Denis Brown

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Denis Brown
B06 — DANGEROUS LINES: CALLIGRAPHY WITH ATTITUDE
Supply List
Square edged dip-pens, and particularly Brause 4 mm & 5 mm nibs plus a suitable round-barrel penholder (not the Brause holder which has a flat side) (N02, H39, H62). Ink: whatever brand you prefer and/or the instructors preference which is the gouache listed below (I70, I08).
A tube of Winsor & Newton gouache in ivory black (not jet black) (WNG331) . A few other gouache colors (optional) (WNGHC-1). 16" ruler (S271), Pencil (S142), Pad of practice paper, size 11" x 17" or larger (P20-100), Several sheets of better quality paper, such as Arches text wove or Rives BFK (PS01, PS91). Palette: the kind with several wells for mixing gouache/watercolors (S679). Brushes for mixing and loading: A couple of round hog-bristle paintbrushes, size 4. A cheap brand is adequate, e.g. Pro Arte (BR43). Series C studio hog, size 4, round.

By Denis Brown
DVD54. Italic Rhythm to Polyrhythm DVD (Standard edition) by Denis Brown. $59.95

These issues of Bound & Lettered and Letter Arts Review have "Denis Brown" articles.
BL10.3. Bound & Lettered Vol. 10, No. 3 has an 8-page written and designed by Denis Brown on recent work. $8.50
BL7.2. Bound & Lettered Vol. 7, No. 2 has an article with four Denis Brown pieces: Pangur Ban (2001), The Burnt Offering (1995), The Viking Terror (2004) and Ancient Parchment Riddle (2003). $8.50
CR9-4. Calligraphy Review Vol. 9, No. 4 has an article by Denis "The Great Book of Ireland." $11.00
LR24-1. Letter Arts Review Vol. 24, No. 1 has a 12-page article by Denis on a series of writings on glass. Profusely illustrated. $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 issues above at no extra charge, if desired, when you place your pre-order. The issue below is not part of the free issue offer.)
LR28-1. Letter Arts Review Vol. 28, No. 1 has Holly Cohen's "At Work in Beijing: Interview with Denis Brown."$14.50

While stressing that no books are prerequisites for either of these classes, Denis offers these recommendations.
B06 — Dangerous Lines: Calligraphy with Attitude
Recommended:
DVD54. Italic Rhythm to Polyrhythm DVD (Standard edition) by Denis Brown. $59.95
The class topic of "Dangerous Lines" is comprehensively covered as one of the 6 modules in this 9 hour video program.¬ Denis



H39. Double Pen Holder
Double Nib Holder
You can insert a nib in each end of this short penholder. A smooth cylinder, not faceted. Interior metal collar, metal grippers. 4.75".

How do I insert a calligraphy nib into a penholder that has a metal ring and four prongs?



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H62. Mahogany Pen Holder
Straight wood calligraphy penholder.

How do I insert a calligraphy nib into a penholder that has a metal ring and four prongs?



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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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I08. Higgins Eternal Ink
I08. Higgins Eternal Ink.

A non-waterproof, carbon black ink for dip pens. Our most popular ink for classes. Recommended for copperplate (add a few drops of gum arabic). Perhaps the best ink for calligraphy for a beginner; it will cause the beginner the fewest problems. This ink will bleed more readily than other inks. If bleeding is a problem, try Sumi Inks. 2.5 oz.

Quantity discounts start at 6 & 12.

"For broad-pen writing, I add gouache to Higgins Eternal. Gouache gives Eternal some needed body. It doesn't necessarily have to be black gouache. Indigo or a dark red add an interesting hue to the result. In a quarter ounce of Eternal, I add about a 3/8-inch bead of gouache from a tube. Eternal doesn't give me the hairlines I want in pointed pen work, so for that I much prefer iron gall or walnut ink". - Bob Hurford




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WNG-HC1. Harvest's WN Gouache Primary Colors
Harvest's WN Gouache Primary Colors

This set contains five tubes of Winsor Newton Gouache:
Ivory Black (WNG331)
Primary Red (WNG524)
Primary Blue (WNG523)
Primary Yellow (WNG527)
Zinc White (WNG748)

These are the colors that Harvest Crittenden likes using for mixing colors.




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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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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)





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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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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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