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Finding Your Inner Picasso

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A-5 Finding Your Inner Picasso
Mike Gold and Judy Melvin

Supplies    
Layout bond (P09, P20)
Tracing paper (P43)
Ruler (S270) or rolling ruler (S730), triangle (S464)
Eraser (E13)
Dip pens in assorted sizes, (Brause (N02), Mitchell (N04), or Speedball (N09))
Pen holders  (H104, H113)
Black non-waterproof ink, such as Higgins Eternal (I08)
Masking tape or drafting tape
Scissors, X-Acto knife or snap-off knife (S417, S130)
Cutting mat (S504)
Water container (S784)
Ink rags or tissues
Notebook
2–4 full sheets Arches Text Wove, 25.5 ” x 40″ (65 x 102 cm) (PS01-FS)  and/or Bugra, white and color, 20.5″ x 33″ (52 x 84 cm) (PS21)
Canson Mi-Tientes Pastel/charcoal paper, soft colors), 19″ x 25″ (48 x 64 cm) (PS61)
2 sheets black or dark color paper, 12″ x 12″ (30.5 x 30.5 cm)  (PS22-BLK)
1 sheet rough or cold press watercolor paper, 22″ x 30″ (56 x 76 cm) (PS48)
Papers and paper pieces for collage
Palette paper pad (P365)
Other various favorite papers (we will be using lots of paper)
Speedball C1 through C5 nib pens (N09)
Automatic pens, 3/8″ to 1″ (10 to 25 mm) widths (N27)
Favorite pointed and flat brushes (BR38, BR24)
Foam brushes for use with glue (2–3)
Ruling pen(s) (N33)
Pointed pens (flexible and stiff) (N113, N118)
Other favorite writing tools, such as cola pen (N155, N30, N156)
Higgins waterproof black ink (I08) or Black Magic waterproof ink
Winsor & Newton white calligraphy ink (or Dr. Martin’s Bleedproof White) (I59, I38)
Assortment of gouache colors, plus black & white (Click HERE for our Gouaches)
Various color inks including Antelope (we recommend either Dr. Martin’s Bombay waterproof India or Tech drawing inks, not the acrylic ones) (I109, I111)
Acrylic (white, black & a few colors)
Color pencils (Prismacolor are best) and/or dry pastels (a few colors) (PL05)
Mod Podge Matte or Perfect Paper Adhesive Matte
Small spray bottle (S836)
Apron (APR38, APR39)

Recommended Books:
B3044. Art Expose Judy Melvin
B3418. Thoughtful Gestures Yves Leterme
B2783. The Calligraphic Line Hans-Joachim Burgert
B2982. Scribe John Stevens
B2132. Calligraphy Claude Mediavilla
The Art of Calligraphy, David Harris (Out of Print)


P59. Chalk White Layout Bond
Chalk White Layout Bond.

Smooth surface art paper. More opaque than Boris Layout. Good for practice. 50-sheet pad. 16lb.

Specify Size:
9"x12".
11"x12".
14"x17".




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S270. Metal Ruler:12in
S270. Stainless Steel Ruler 12"

Flexible, cork back.



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S417. Excel Deluxe Knife (NonSlip)
Excel Deluxe Knife

It's time to upgrade. This American-made knife has a soft handle, a no-roll feature, much sharper blades, and best of all its PURPLE (or Black, Blue, Red). It's no more expensive than X-Acto's basic knife! Safety Cap, #11 Blade.



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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

PS01-FS. FULL SHEET Arches Text Wove 40 x 25.5 in
PS01-FS. Arches Text Wove Full Sheets.
100% rag, pH neutral. 40"x25.5". 120gsm. White. Smooth (wove) finish. 4 deckles.

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 $8.87

PS21-BLK. Bugra Black 20.5x33
Bugra
100% Alpha cellulose, pH neutral. Laid finish. 130gsm. Black. 20.5"x33".

A thicker, pronounced laid finish paper. Increasingly popular paper with calligraphers. Mouldmade in Germany. Grain direction is parallel to 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 $3.95

PS22-BLK. German Ingres Black
German Ingres (Hahnemuhle)
Black. Popular with German scribes. Mouldmade in Germany. 100% alpha cellulose, pH neutral. Laid finish. 100gsm (text weight). 18.75"x24.75". 4 deckles. Grain direction is parallel to 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 $2.81

PS48. Arches CP 140 lb
Arches Watercolor
Cold Press 140lb. 300gsm. 22"x30".

Superior quality, 100% rag, for pen and all techniques with opaque and transparent watercolor. Long used by calligraphers. 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. HP (Hot press) finish is a very smooth sheet that will give a sharp smooth edge to your letters. 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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N09. Speedball C Calligraphy Nibs
American calligraphy nibs for Italic, Blackletter (Gothic, Old English), Uncial, Half Uncial, Foundational and many other hands or alphabets. C-0, C-1, C-2, C-3, C-4, C-5, C-6. C-0 is largest, C-6 is smallest. Best in larger sizes. C-2, C-3, & C-4 are popular for beginners' classes. They rust easily so let them dry thoroughly before storing them away. Speedball C Calligraphy Nibs.

For more information about Speedball C nibs, click here.




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BR38. WN Artists' Watercolor Sable
WN Artists' Watercolor Sable Round

Excellent for fine detail, lines and washes. The round-bellied watercolor brush is the most popular watercolor brush. Quality Kolinsky sable hair, birchwood handles and seamless nickel ferrules all put together by hand to create a truly excellent brush. Has been improved to ensure a perfect point. Matte finish handle.

Recommended by Valerie Weilmuenster for illuminated letters as a good and ess expensive alternative to the Winsor & Newton Series 7.

**To see the price of each size, select the size in the box below**





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