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Think It - Paint It - Write It

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Think it, Paint It, Write It – Barbara Close

Supply List
  • Nibs (Click HERE for our selection of nibs)
  • Holders you like to use (Click HERE for our selection of nibs)
  • Inks you like plus Sumi ink (Click HERE for our selection of ink, I70)
  • Gouache (a few) (Click HERE for our selection of gouache)
  • Watercolors in tubes or pan sets (Click HERE for our selection of watercolor)
  • Mixing brush & water container (BR43, S784)
  • Paper towels (S817)
  • Small pointed brush #2 OR #4 (BR49)
  • Sumi brush/bamboo 1/4″ for washes
  • Pencil (S142)
  • Ruler (S270)
  • Eraser (E13)
  • Embossing stylus (S478)
  • Pigma micron 01 or 03 (M17)
  • X-acto knife (S417)
  • Cutting mat (S504)
  • Gold powder (optional)
  • Dr Martins Bleed Proof White (optional) (I38)
  • Quotes you would like to letter
  • Canson Pro Layout Marker Pad 9×12″ (P32)
  • 2 Stonehenge or equivalent papers-cut/tear to 7″ x 11 1/4″ (you can get 8 sheets to one large sheet: cut lengthwise first for the 11 1/4; then cut the 7″ width.) (PS95)

Barbara recommends the following books on art and creativity to all her students. None are specific to either of her classes at this conference.
  • B4112. Making Art A Practice by Cat Bennett.
  • B1772. Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art by By Stephen Nachmanovitch.
  • 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.
  • B4067. Learning by Heart: Teachings to Free the Creative Spirit by Corita Kent and Jan Steward. Second edition.
  • Life, Paint and Passion by Michele Cassou, Stewart Cubley.
  • The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything by Ken Robinson.
She also recommends to her students:
  • B2982. Scribe: Artist of the Written Word by John Stevens.
By Barbara Close
  • BL10.1. "Class Books" by Barbara Close, in BL10.1. Bound & Lettered Vol.10, No.1.
  • Barbara Close is a featured contributor:
  • B3905. Creative Lettering: Techniques & Tips from Top Artists by Jenny Doh.
She contributed letterforms and finished projects for:
    B3160. Hand Lettering: Simple, Creative Styles for Cards, Scrapbooks & More by Marci Donley & DeAnn Singh.


S504. Self Healing Cutting Mat
Use this cutting mat to protect your table or desk when cutting paper or board. Unlike a piece of paper board (or your table) the cuts from your craft knife will heal and disappear!


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I38. Dr. Martin's Bleed Proof White Ink
Dr Martin’s Bleed Proof White

A dense, opaque, smooth-writing white for your dip pen. Thin with water to the proper consistency. Tint with watercolor or gouache for pastel letters. Recommended by John Stevens and Peter Thornton. 1oz.

Diane Von Arx uses a similar product, Pro-white (I62).



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P32. Canson Pro-Layout Marker Pad
Canson Pro-Layout Marker Pad. Bright White, 18lb, marker layout pad. 50 sheets.

Our highest quality layout paper for calligraphy practice or work for reproduction. The very smooth surface does not buckle, even with wide chisel nibs. Black guidelines under the sheet are easily seen, even without a light table. Michael Sull's favorite pad for work for reproduction. His recommendation is echoed by other scribes and penmen: "Absolutely wonderful." "A great pad." It is worth the price.

Choose 9x12, 11x14, or 14x17 inches.

Formerly P32-9, P32-11, & P32-14




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PS95. Stonehenge
Stonehenge. 22"x30" 100% cotton, pH neutral, 2 natural deckles, 2 cut edges. 250gsm.

Good for calligraphy, watercolor, colored pencil, and pastels. Machine made. USA. Grain direction is parallel to underlined dimension.
Choose color: Black, Cream or White.


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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