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Expressive Pointed Pen

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Expressive Pointed Pen – Barbara Close

Supply List
  • Canson Pro Layout Marker Pad 9″x12″ (P32)
  • 1 sheet Stonehenge (or equivalent) – cut/tear into fourths (PS95)
  • Pencil (S142)
  • Eraser (E13)
  • Ruler (S270)
  • Blue painter's tape (S931)
  • Watercolors – tubes or sets (Click HERE for our selection of watercolor)
  • #2 or #4 watercolor brush with good tip (BR38)
  • A few paper towels (S817)
  • Spritzer (S836)
  • FineTec Gold (One single is fine.) (S890)
  • Embossing stylus (S478)
  • Small cutting mat & X-acto knife (S504, S417)
  • Pointed pen nibs you like (Click HERE for our selection of pointed nibs)
  • Holder (Click HERE for our selection of holders)
  • Ink you like (Click HERE for our selection of inks)
  • Small jar of Sumi ink (I70)

  • 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

    Your Price $15.25

    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)

    Your Price $6.06

    S142. Design Drawing Pencils
    Design Drawing Pencils
    Design 3800. Prismacolor Turqouise.

    "6H" is hardest lead. "9B" is softest lead, Specify 6H, 5H, 4H, 3H, 2H, HB, H, F, B, 2B, 3B, 4B, 5B, 6B, 9B.

    Your Price

    E13. Staedtler Mars White Plastic Eraser
    E13. Staedtler Mars White Plastic Eraser

    A highly recommended white plastic eraser. For erasing pencil.

    Your Price

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

    Flexible, cork back.

    Your Price

    S931. 3M Blue Painter's Tape 3/4in x 60 yards
    3M BLue Painter's Tape
    3/4" wide x 60 yards long

    While this tape was made for (wall) painting, it works well for taping down paper and removing without tearing or leaving residue.

    Your Price

    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 less expensive alternative to the Winsor & Newton Series 7.

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

    Your Price $10.99

    S817. Viva Papertowels, 12 sheets
    S817. Viva Papertowels, 12 sheets

    Recommended by Harvest Crittenden for wiping pen points and brushes:
    "I've used them exclusively for at least 8 years. They don't leave fuzz on the pen points or brushes."

    We have made these available for those outside the USA or in areas where this brand is not readily available. This is a small pack of 12 sheets for easy shipping.

    Your Price

    S836. Fine Mist Spray Bottle
    Fine Mist Spray Bottle

    Fine mist sprayer adds the right amount of water or liquid to watercolors and inks for special effects. Holds 2 ounces of fluid.

    Your Price

    S478. Ball Burnisher / Stylus - 2 tips
    Ball Burnisher / Embossing Tool

    Two tips with different sized balls. Judy Melvin uses this tool in her "Walnut and Sumi Inks & Embossing" technique descripted in Art Expose (B3044).

    Your Price

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