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The Fullness & Emptiness

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The Fullness & Emptiness – Massimo Polello

Supply List
Pens and Nibs
  • Different size and kind of nibs you prefer to use, Brause, Mitchell, Speedball, Automatic pens, ruling pen, folded pens, cola-pen, invented or unusual tools, everything you like to write with (N02, N04, N09, N27, N22, N30, N155)
  • Extra fine liner or ball pens very fine line 0.5 or 0.2 mm black color (M17)
Brushes
  • A normal pointed brush (with plastic reservoir is fine too) (BR49)
  • 2 flat brushes : 1 better quality very flat any size from 5 to 8 cm (BR24)
  • 1 bad quality (to use onto the glue) any size from 8 to 10 cm
Medium
  • Gouache extra-fine quality different and your favorite colors (Click HERE for our selection of gouache)
  • Black sumi-ink (or india ink) waterproof (I70, I152)
  • 2/3 (or more) different colors pigments on powder, not need very expensive color ( cheaper are ground colors ) but only if you have it in your kit
Paper/Canvas
  • 10 canvases 20 x 20 cm stretched on wood (not need good quality)
  • 5 sheets of printmaking paper at your choice…… Velin Arches 160gr – OR- CARTA VELIN RIVES BFK 200gr – or – ZERKALL 150 gr (PS92)
  • Block of sketch pad paper A3 size
  • 3 pieces of black mat board cut 12" x 12" square with an 8"x8" window.
Materials for Collage
  • Old books, printed and decorated paper old or new, old calligraphy exercises and sketches, old photos (original or on photocopy), old letters and greetings cards, stamps... Everything you want to glue
Miscellaneous
  • 1 X small metallic spatula (S538)
  • Ox gall (I135)
  • Arabic gum (I84)
  • Knife/cutter for paper
  • Cutting pad (S504)
  • Apron (APRN39, APRN41)
  • Some glass cup or paper cup, dishes for mixing gouache (for water and color)
  • Some short quotes or texts: haiku, songs, your own texts or quotes you like
  • A normal sponge
  • Drawing material: ruler, pencils, eraser (S270, S142, E13)
  • Only if you have it in your kit (not to buy) some letters stamps, wood letters type, letters stencil
Material list to share for everybody (for the whole class)
  • 1 X jar acrylic medium 1000 ml.
  • 2 X jars gesso white 1000 ml (black optional) (S677)
  • Colors pigments on powder
Optional:
  • false gold leaf and glue (S904)
  • 4 X hairdryer
No Recommended Books.
By or about Massimo Polello:
  • B4129. Traité de la Peinture: Extraits (Treatise on Painting: Excerpts) by Leonardo de Vinci. Calligraphy by Massimo Polello.
  • B4228. The Brush: Scripsit 39.2. Edited by Maureen Squires.


S677. Golden Gesso 8 oz White
Golden Gesso 8 oz White

This is recommended by Judy Melvin for white backgrounds for collage projects. Gesso and Black Gesso are ready-to-use liquid grounds formulated for use on any commonly used painting surface. They are flexible and can be applied in thin layers to conform to a variety of textured surfaces.

NOT USED FOR MANUSCRIPT GILDING.
For a modern, easy to use, raised gilding base: purchase S892. Instacoll or S596 Miniatum.



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S904. Imitation Gold Leaf/Schlagmetal
Imitation Gold Leaf is also called Composition Gold Leaf, Dutch Metal, Schlagmetal or Metal Leaf. These books of imitation gold leaf contain 20 sheets 5.5" x 5.5"

Choose color:
Traditional Gold. #2.5. Our most popular and similar in color to 23k gold; 85% copper/15% zinc.
Traditional Gold is available as Patent or Loose Leaf.

Reddish Gold. #1. A rich, reddish gold; 90% copper/10% zinc.
Yellow Gold. #3. A bright, lemony gold; 82% copper/18% zinc.
Reddish Gold and Yellow Gold are only available as Loose Leaf.




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