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Timothy Botts

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Timothy R. Botts

(All week) Level: All
Imaginative Appropriateness:
Graphic Design for Calligraphers

Timothy R. Botts: A-TB - Imaginative Appropriateness: Graphic Design for Calligraphers

B3815. Creativity for Graphic Designers by Mark Oldach. 2000. 144pp. 8.5"x11". Paper $19.99
A book to help you produce work that is creative and fresh. Helps you turn good ideas into concepts and helps you turn the concepts into outstanding designs.

By Tim Botts
B3388. Bound for Glory. Calligraphy by Tim Botts. 2011. 128 pp. 9"x9". Hardcover $16.99. JNB $15.29
This calligraphic gift book showcases 52 new colorful works by Tim Botts, providing his visual interpretations – in words and pictures – of popular spiritual songs with African-American roots. Also includes 52 reflective readings from Botts and from Patricia Raymond. Add this book to your Botts collection.
CL2800. Daily Portraits of the Word: A Calendar of Verses from the Bible for Every Day of the Year. Tim Botts. 6"x6". $18.95
C47. Botts Boxed Notecards. Colorful, expressive calligraphic renderings of scripture. Tim Botts has selected his most popular designs for this set of 12 different cards with envelopes. 5"x7".
Blank inside. $12.50. 2/$11.00ea.
B2217. The Book of Psalms by Timothy Botts. 160pp. 8.5"x10.75". Hardcover $24.95
Contains the complete text of the book of Psalms (New Living Translation). Each spread is illustrated by a calligraphic composition by Tim Botts.
B050. Doorposts by Timothy Botts. 128pp. 8.5"x11". Hardcover $19.99
60 expressive calligraphic compositions in full color using a wide range of alphabets and techniques.
B2447. Portraits of the Word by Tim Botts. 160pp. 7"x8". Hardcover $18.99
Tim Botts presents 75 of his favorite Bible verses in full color calligraphy, some preliminary sketches, and comments on the artistic process.

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. Paper $15.00
B2848. Creativity by Matthew Fox. Paper $14.95
B2849. Scribbling in the Sand: Christ and Creativity by Michael Card. Paper $16.00

Supply List:

Bottled sumi • Winsor Newton gouache in tubes: primaries or permanent rose,lemon yellow, phthalo blue, white (WNG 502, WNG 345, WNG514, WNG 748, WNG 512, WNG524, WNG523, WNG527)
• 11x14 or 11x17 layout bond or copy paper • broad-edge pen nibs—Speedball C-0, C-1, C-2 and Brause set of nine (esp ¾ through 3 mm) (N09, N02, N10, N06) • broad-edge brushes: ¼ –½" widths (BR24)
• Asian pointed brushes with bristles approx 1¼" long (BR31)
• drawing board (at least 12x18) (S690)
• T-square (S623, S739)
• HB pencil (S142)
• kneaded eraser (E09)
• masking tape (S411)
• inexpensive mixing brush (BR37)
• palette with at least six wells (S679)
• several sheets Fabriano Artistico or Arches Text Wove cut approx 11x14 (PS01)
• several sheets Canson MiTientes black and medium value neutral colors such as grey or tan, cut approx 11x14 (PS61)



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

N10. Speedball Left-Hand Calligraphy Nib
American left-hand calligraphy nibs for Italic, Blackletter (Gothic, Old English), Uncial, Half Uncial, Foundational and many other hands or alphabets. LC-0, LC-1, LC-2, LC-3, LC-4. LC-0 is largest, LC-4 is smallest. Best in larger sizes. LC-2, LC-3, & LC-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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Your Price $2.51

N06. Brause Left-hand Nib
Sizes in millimeters (0.5, 0.75, 1.0, 1.5, 2.0, 2.5, 3.0, 4.0, 5.0). Hand-ground to left oblique.

Stiffer nibs with reservoir on top. High-quality nibs from Germany. If you have a heavy hand, these will work well.
Use this left-handed nib for left-handed calligraphic writing.




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N06-S9. Brause Set of 9 Left-hand Nibs
Hand ground to left oblique.

Set includes 0.5, 0.75, 1.0, 1.5, 2.0, 2.5, 3.0, 4.0, and 5.0.

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, these will work well. One of four top sellers. You can't go wrong with these chisel-edged nibs for Italic, Blackletter (Gothic/Old English), and other hands.




Your Price $31.50

S690. Airlite Drawing Board 18 x 24
S690. Airlite Drawing Board 18x24.

A high-quality, lightweight drawing board with a smooth hardwood surface on both sides and two metal edges for use with a T-square. The resin-impregnated kraft honeycomb core is permanently bonded for strength. Very durable and very light. Made in USA. A drawing board can be used as a lapboard or on an easel at a slant to help prevent neck and back pain.

(See S697 for a 20"x26" Drawing Board.)

Ann Miller has an Aerocore Drawing Board in her supply list. Airlite is another trade name for a similar product.



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S739. Stainless Steel T-Square
Stainless Steel T-Square

These stainless-steel T-squares have all the features sought by the draftsman, artist, hobbyist, and others. The blade made from the finest grade of stainless steel has just the right amount of flexibility to always snap back to shape. A beveled edge helps prevent ink from running under the blade when ruling.

Sizes: 18in or 24in




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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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BR37. Silverwhite Brush: Brights
Silverwhite Bright. Short handle.

Limited Stock

A blend of soft white taklon filaments (synthetic) tapered to hold a sharp edge. Has a nice spring and decent color capacity. Short, polished, white-tipped silver handles and seamless nickel ferrules. Use for mixing, painting, brush lettering, or loading your pen. Suitable for water-based media including acrylics, watercolor, gouache, inks, dyes & tempera.

Bright, Size 1 2.5 mm
Bright, Size 2 3 mm
Bright, Size 4 4mm
Bright, Size 6 5 mm
Bright, Size 8 8 mm
Bright, Size 10 15mm




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