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B13-Monica Dengo


Monica Dengo
B13 — UNIQUE AND IMPERFECT
Supply List: 10 sheets Arches text wove 25" x 40" (or 20 sheets if it measures 20" x 25") (PS01). Paper for book cover: a heavier, 140 lb paper, suitable for soft cover bindings (20" x 25" or larger). Sumi ink, one bottle, 250 ml (8 oz) (I70). Watercolors in tubes. Gouache (a couple of colors) (WNG-HC1), Liquid gum arabiC (I84). We'll make new writing instruments in class. Bring all kinds of brushes, including old ones, both flat and round. (BR24, BR26). Water and ink containers (S260, S843, S784). A pair of plastic gloves, Paper towels, Bookbinding thread (S825), Needles (S219), Bone folder (S308)
Supply fee: $5 for miscellaneous paper

Chinese Calligraphy by O. Zhongshi and W. Fong - Yale University Press
Japanese Calligraphy - Christine Flint Sato
The Character of Characters, An Animation by Xu Bing, Asian Art Museum San Francisco
Persistence/Transformation, Text as Image in the art of Xu Bing by P.Y. and Kinmay W. Tang Center for East Asian Art. Out of print
The Chinese Art of Writing by J.F. Billeter. Out of print


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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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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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.




Your Price $49.95

I84. W&N Gum Arabic: 2.5oz
Winsor & Newton Gum Arabic.

Add this binder in gouache to make it more durable and easier to erase pencil guidelines. Add several drops to a bottle of Higgins Eternal for copperplate writing. 2.5oz (75ml) glass bottle.

I have worked with metallic gouaches for many years. I always add a little more gum Arabic if there are going to be lines to erase, then allow the writing to cure for several hours before erasing. A white vinyl eraser is the gentlest choice for erasing guideline. I avoid guidelines if possible via a light box. -- Don King




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BR26. W&N Sceptre Gold 101 Brush
W&N Sceptre Gold 101 Brush, Round, Short Handle

For fine detail, lines & washes. A traditional and popular head shape for all-purpose watercolor work. Can be used for broad strokes yet it will also form a sharp point. They possess excellent color holding capacity, sensitivity, spring and durability. Recommended by Michael Sull.

High quality brushes made from a mix of sable and synthetic fibres. They are ideal for watercolor and suitable for use with acrylic. For watercolor media, while today's synthetic brushes perform excellently, pure sable still has the edge. With a blend you can get performance that is close to sable at a price that is close to synthetic. The blend of hair in Sceptre Gold II also gives you added benefits. Sable hair has excellent spring while the high-quality synthetic filaments ensure that the brushes are soft enough to work the color but also have a strong snap so they return back to their original shape with ease. The high proportion of sable in Sceptre Gold II gives the brushes considerably more ability to make larger washes in one stroke than normal synthetic brushes, and the hairs are tapered to a fine point, giving the brush control for detailed work.

Winsor and Newton Sceptre Gold 101 Brush Round Short Handle




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S260. Widemouthed Plastic Jar
Widemouthed Plastic Jar with lid liner
1oz. (30ml).
Approx. 1.75"x1.75"
These jars are similar to the containers that the containers used for the powdered Ziller Ink containers. Use to mix & store colors. Wide mouth works well for dipping pointed and broad edge pens.



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S843. 2-ounce Glass Jar
S843. Widemouthed Glass Jar

Great for mixing and storing color or ink. Straight sides. Wide mouth works well for dipping pointed and broad-edge pens. Lined lid.

2 oz. (60ml) Approx. 2"x2".

Also available in a 1oz size: S276



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S784. Water Container - 3 Piece
S784. Three Piece Detachable Plastic Brush Washer

Three plastic water containers that detach and fit into one. Use this handy item for rinsing pens and brushes. Great for workshops.




Your Price $5.55

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



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S308. Bone Folder: Deluxe
Bone Folder
6"x3/4".

Higher quality than most basic bone folders. Made in Germany.



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