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Tim Botts


C3. The Glory of Flourishes -- Book List

Recommended:
B255. Universal Penman by George Bickham. $21.95

By Tim Botts
CL2800. Daily Portraits of the Word: A Calendar of Verses from the Bible for Every Day of the Year. $18.95
CL2609. The Biblical Year Wall Calendar 2009. $12.99
CL2608. The Biblical Year Wall Calendar 2008. $3.00
CL2607. The Biblical Year Wall Calendar 2007. $3.00
C47. Botts Boxed Notecards. $12.50. 2/$12.00ea.
B2217. The Book of Psalms by Timothy Botts. $25.00.
B050. Doorposts by Timothy Botts. $19.99.
B2447. Portraits of the Word by Tim Botts. $18.99.

Tim: "I recommend the following books for their inspirational value in the creative process:"
B2847. The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life by Rosamund and Benjamin Zander. $15.00.
B2848. Creativity by Matthew Fox. $13.95.
B2849. Scribbling in the Sand: Christ and Creativity by Michael Card. $13.00.

Supplies for both clases
Basic Tool Kit; Winsor Newton gouache in tubes (primary colors plus white); broad-edged pen nibs (Speedball C-0, C-1, C-2 and Brause set of nine—esp. ¾ mm through 3 mm); 2 or 3 broad-edged brushes: ¼"–½" widths; white bond paper (11"x14" or 11"x17"); several sheets of charcoal paper in various colors of your choice (11"x14"); HB pencil; kneadable eraser; masking tape.

C3. The Glory of Flourishes -- Supplies
NEED TO BRING: Basic supply kit listed above; assorted colored pencils and pointed water based markers for practice; 2 sheets cold press watercolor paper (Fabriano Artistico, 11"x14").
OPTIONAL: A twirled glass-blown pen.


B255. Universal Penman / Bickham
B255 The Universal Penman by George Bickham. (1741) 1954. 212pp. 9"x13.75". Paper.

212 pages done by a number of English master penmen of the 1700s, all engraved by Bickham. Shows a variety of Copperplate hands in a variety of sizes. Much non-pictorial flourishing. This is not an instructional manual, but for the study of letterforms this is the best historical source book.




Your Price $22.95

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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N02-S9. Brause Set of 9 Nibs
Widely used by professionals, the Brause Nibs are also the best calligraphy nibs for beginners. Stiff, durable high-quality nibs from Germany. Oblique cut calligraphy nibs, with the reservoir on top. If you have a heavy hand, Brause Nibs will work well. You can't go wrong with these chisel edged dip nibs for Italic, Blackletter (Gothic/Old English), and other hands. (Bandzung)

Sizes in set:
0.5mm
0.75mm
1.0 mm
1.5 mm
2.0 mm
2.5 mm
3.0 mm
4.0 mm
5.0 mm






Your Price $19.71

BR01. W&N 995 Chisel Lettering Brush
Chisel Edged Lettering Brush

The standard brush recommended by John Stevens, Carl Rohrs and other instructors for chisel-edged alphabets. Golden nylon flat watercolor brush with seamless nickel ferrules and clear plastic handle. Durable and responsive.
Winsor and Newton Series 995 flat watercolor brush.

Choose from three sizes:

½"
¾"
1"

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S142. Design Drawing Pencils
Design Drawing Pencils
Design 3800. Prismacolor Turquoise.


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



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E09. Kneaded Rubber Eraser
Kneaded Rubber Eraser.

Used to erase pencil (graphite). Cherryl Moote suggested it for removing the white lines from a white lead mechanical pencil.



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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)




Your Price $15.51

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