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B10-Barbara Close

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Barbara Close
B10 — POWER PAGES
Supply List:
Practice paper: Canson Pro layout marker 9" x 12" or 11" x 14" (P32-9, P32-11). 1 sheet Arches text wove & 1 sheet Arches 140 lb or Stonehenge. Cut/tear for travel sizes in quarters (we'll work small, medium and large, so don't make them too small) (PS01, PS47). Ruler (S271), Pencil (S142), Eraser (E13) . Calligraphy pen nibs & holders: various sizes from 3mm Brauses to #6 Mitchells (N02, N04, H62, H63, H78). Automatic pens and/or Parallel pens (N27, FP67, FP68). Pointed pen nibs & holders (N70, N113, N120, N72, H95). Pigma Micron (your choice of size) & Gel Pen: suggest Sacura Stardust Clear (M17, M96). Brushes (both round & flat: 2 large & 2 small & mixing brushes) (BR24, BR26, BR43). Watercolor paints: tubes or pan sets (S609). Water container (S784), Sponge (cut up kitchen sponge), Gold powder (I94), Glue stick (S391), Paper towels, Embossing stylus (S478). X-acto knife & small cutting mat (S417, S130, S504). A variety of quotes, poems, songs that you like and have been waiting to calligraph. Bring samples of work you admire & that inspires you: can be color or b/w copies (This is very important!!!)

By Barbara Close: "Class Books" by Barbara Close, an article in Bound & Lettered Issue 10.1 (BL10.1) $8.50
(If you place a pre-order of $25 or more for The Passionate Pen, you get to request a free issue of LAR or B&L and may choose this one at no extra charge, if desired, when you place your pre-order.)
Barbara is one of several contributors to B3905. Creative Lettering: Techniques & Tips from Top Artists by Jenny Doh. Paper $19.95. Pre-order price $17.93

Barbara recommends the following books on art and creativity to all her students. None are specific to either of her classes at this conference.
B3182. The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything by Ken Robinson. Paper $16.00
B1772. Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art by By Stephen Nachmanovitch. $12.95
B2275. Life, Paint and Passion
by Michele Cassou, Stewart Cubley. Paper $19.95
Barbara recommends the following books on art and creativity to all her students. (2006)
B4066. The Nine Modern Day Muses: 10 Guides to Creative Inspiration for Artists, Poets, Lovers, and Other Mortals Wanting to Live a Dazzling Existence by Jill Badonsky. Paper $22.49
B4067. Learning by Heart: Teachings to Free the Creative Spirit by Corita Kent and Jan Steward. Second edition. Paper $24.95


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)





Your Price $4.44

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)




Your Price $15.98

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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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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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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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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H63. Marbled Pen Holder
H63. Marbled Pen Holder.

Beautiful penholders in gold & black, silver & black, gold with multicolors, and the newest: Multicolor (with swirls of red, blue, green, and yellow). Approx. 5/16" diameter at the nib end and 6-7/8" long. Standard metal nib gripper.

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




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H78. Thick Wood Pen Holder
H78. Thick Wood Pen Holder

These short, turned hardwood penholders have a thicker grip. If you or your students have arthritis or joint problems, you may find these thicker pen holders easier to use. Some calligraphers also just like a thicker pen holder. Wood color will vary and there will be some variation in shape. Approx. 5" length.



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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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