Not A Day Without A Line
*Please label all of your materials with your name*
Laurie recommends these titles for this class. There is no required text for this workshop.
B2783. The Calligraphic Line by Hans-Joachim-Burgert. $35.00
B1772. Free Play by Stephen Nachmanovitch. Paper $12.95
B3176. You Must Revise Your Life by William Stafford. 5.25" x 8". 136pp. Paper $13.95.
Laurie reviewed this book in the last issue of Letter Arts Review.
A fine point permanent pen: e.g. Micron .03 or smaller- any brand you like
M17. Sakura Pigma Micron. Pigmented, waterproof, lightfast and acid free. Black only. $2.79
I43. Best Bottle Sumi.
This popular new (to Western calligraphers) Japanese sumi ink is good both for beginners and for professional work. Smooth, rich black. Hard to find. 6.75 oz, 200 ml bottle. $15.85
I70.Moon Palace Sumi.
While the packaging is a bit different, this is the highly sought after and highly recommended Japanese Sumi Ink. For both broad-edge and pointed pen work. Works in Parallel Pens. Dries waterproof.
6.0oz, 180ml. $12.95 15.0oz, 450ml. $19.95
This hard to find Artist Grade Sumi is Gemma Black's favorite ink. She enjoys its distinct and pleasant scent and notes that it will produce very fine hair lines. For pointed pen she uses it straight from the bottle. For broad-edged work she dilutes it: 2/3 ink, 1/3 water. The 1oz. size comes in a wide mouth glass jar.
1oz, 30ml. $5.00 6oz, 180ml. $15.95 60oz, 1.8L. $75.00
Pencils & Kneaded Eraser (including HB, 3B, 4B) (Laurie says "I love the Derwent wash pencils- 4B and 8B")
S142-XX.Drawing Pencils. Design 3800."6H" is hardest lead."5B" is softest lead.
Specify 6H, 5H, 4H, 3H, 2H, HB, 2B, 3B, 4B, 5B, $1.25
Derwent Sketching Pencils (I have not yet found a vendor)
20404-2040 Sketching Pencil 4B (Medium Wash) $1.57
20404-2080 Sketching Pencil 8B (Dark Wash) $1.57
E09. Kneaded Eraser. $1.00 ea. Box of 12/$11.00
12" Metal Ruler
Stainless Steel Ruler. Flexible, cork back.
S270. 12". $3.75. JNB $3.50
S271. 18". $5.50. JNB $4.99
Writing tools you like (pens, pencils, colored pencils, found objects)
(Laurie likes Prismacolor colored pencils)
Prismacolor LIGHTFAST Pencils.
S528. 12 Color Set. $22.50
S529. 24 Color Set. $43.95
Tubes of Watercolor: cad red, quin red, cad yellow, lemon yellow and ultramarine blue and phthalo (Winsor) blue.
Winsor & Newton Watercolors. 5ml tube
WN094. Cadmium Red $13.25
WN548. Quinacridone Red $11.30
WN108. Cadmium Yellow $13.25
WN707. Winsor Blue Green Shade $8.95
WN263. French Ultramarine $10.60
WN347. Lemon Yellow Hue (Nickel Titanate) $13.25
WN348. Lemon Yellow Deep $10.10
1 tube of Permanent White Gouache
WNG512. Winsor & Newton Gouache. 14ml tubes. $9.20
Plastic Plate or Palette for mixing color
S679. 6 Well Plastic Palette. $1.25
S120-30. 30 Well Plastic Mixing Tray. $1.95
Small, Cheap (paint-box) Brushes for mixing watercolor
BR37. Silverwhite Bright 1502. Mixing Brushes. Short Handle. White Synthetic.
1 - $4.35
2 - $4.70
4 - $5.60
6 - $6.35
8 - $7.05
10 - $8.50
Pointed Watercolor Brushes - bring ones you have, about size 4 if you have one, and a 1.
(Richeson series 9000 is good, or Sceptre Gold)
BR26.Winsor & Newton Sceptre Gold 101 Brush. Round. High quality and of a similar shape as the Series 7, but made from a mix of sable and synthetic fibers. Ideal for watercolor and suitable for acrylics. Recommended by Michael Sull. Choose size: #00. $6.70
BR28.Winsor & Newton Series 7. Round. Series 7 is known as the finest watercolor brush, expensive but worth the price.
Handmade using the highest grade Kolinsky Sable. Crisp point, just the right spring, superior control, even and consistent flow. Recommended for pointed brush lettering and painting.
#000 $20.80 JNB $16.65
#00 $21.45 JNB $17.25
#0 $22.70 JNB $18.25
#1 $25.95 JNB $20.75
#2 $31.25 JNB $25.25
#3 $42.95 JNB $28.25
#4 $59.05 JNB $39.25
1-2 Wide Brushes like Japanese Hake Brushes or natural bristle house paint brushes or cheap foam brushes
Large container for water
BR33. Hake Brush
S724. Foam Brushes. specify sizes
Rag and/or Paper Towels
4 sheets of arches text wove torn down to 1/2 size (25 x 20)
(this is a generous estimate- people work at different speeds)
PS01. Arches Text Wove. 100% rag, neutral pH. 20"x25". 120gsm.White. Smooth finish (wove). Takes ink well and is a great, though slightly soft paper to write on. 120gsm. One of our most popular papers. Great for paste paper. List $2.98 JNB Price $2.45 10 sheets/$2.30 each.
(These are half sheets, for the four sheets Laurie suggests, you would order eight of these sheets.)
If you are traveling by air, just fold the paper down to 1/4 size, or roll it in a tube. Bring a container for sumi ink and white gouache
*if you want to save money on supplies, you can reduce the amount of paint to get for this class by deciding that your palette will be formed from just one red, one yellow and one blue- working from a limited palette is useful.
Water based Crayons/Pencils. (Derwent has some good waterbased color pencils).
Derwent Watercolour Pencils
S727. 12 color tin $20.99
S728. 24 color tin $41.99
S729. 36 color tin $67.99
S308. Bone Folder. 6"x3/4". Higher quality than our basic bone folder. $6.75 6/$6.25ea. 12/$6.00 ea.
S619. Flat Bone Folder. Similar shape as the Teflon folders, but in bone. 5/8"x5". $6.99 JNB $6.50
S611. Ergonomic Horn Folder. 4.5". $11.99 JNB $10.50
Teflon Folders. Will not glaze or mar delicate papers or fabrics. One end pointed, one end straight.
S346-S. Small 5.25"x5/8"x.25". $19.75
S346-L. Large 6.25"x.75"x3/8". $22.75
Small Cutting Mat
S504. 9x12 Self Heal Cutting Mat. $9.50
S504-L. 12x18 Self Healing Cutting Mat. $14.99
I will bring linen thread, methyl cellulose, japanese paper, and materials for portfolio
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