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Randall M. Hasson


Randall M. Hasson

(All week) Level: Intermediate and Advanced
The Personality of Letterform

Randall M. Hasson: A-RH - The Personality of Letterform

B3401. The World Encyclopedia of Calligraphy: The Ultimate Compendium on the Art of Fine Writing-History, Craft, Technique compiled and edited by Christopher Calderhead and Holly Cohen. 2011. 320pp. 10"x10". Hardcover $35.00. JNB Price $27.30
B3818. Learn World Calligraphy by Margaret Shepherd. 2011. 192pp. 8.5"x11". Paper $24.95

Supply List:
Required: Heavy watercolor paper (cold press) 1 sheet quartered
Normal calligraphy supplies:

walnut and/or Sumi ink (I53, I70)
• acrylic ink (I13, I101)
• acrylic paint
• permanent markers (Zig, Sharpie, Faber Castell Pitt Artist pens) (M06, M42)
• paint palette (9x12" piece of glass works well) (S777)
• quotes or text
• water jar (S784)
• 1–2 old credit or gift cards
• brushes (1–1 ½" flat brush, some smaller flat brushes, cheap white bristle brushes from the hardware store are good) (BR01, BR24)
• round palette trays with 7 modules that are ceramic or baked enamel metal art trays with the blue rim (S747)
Optional:
colored pencils (S471, S472)
• large Automatic type pen (N27)
• ruling pen or folded pen(N30, N22)
Suggested and Optional: Large Punjab or Nujabi Watercolor book



I53-2.5. Walnut Drawing Ink
I53-2.5. Tom Norton's Walnut (Color) Ink

A rich sepia ink. Thin with water to create a wash. For brush or dip pen. Already liquid. Non-waterproof (but not suitable for fountain pens).
70ml, 2.36 oz.






Your Price $10.49

I70. Moon Palace Sumi Ink
Moon Palace Sumi
The Ink is now in a bottle with a Gold Label

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. Dries waterproof. A great calligraphy ink.

"I like Moon Palace better, but both Moon Palace and Best Bottle are beautiful inks. The Moon Palace has a slight sheen to it, which I like. Michael suggested this ink to me so please tell him I said, "thank you". I just finished a job of 200 invitations with Moon Palace and the ink is beautiful. I did not dilute the ink.
A client just brought me invitations (slick paper) to address. This bride knew going into this that I probably couldn't do pointed pen. However, for fun, I tried the Sumi inks and to my surprise they worked pretty darn good. I usually have to use a sharpie on slick envelopes, yikes!!!"

--Clair F., Jan 2011.

Four sizes available:

2.0 oz (widemouthed jar)
6.0 oz (180ml)

15 & 60 oz are temporarily unavailable: arriving Dec 2019




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I13. FW Artists Ink
FW Acrylic Artists Ink. For dip pen, brush, and technical pens (but not fountain pens). Pigmented, water-resistant. Lightfastness: either 3 (permanent) or 4 (highly permanent) star rating. Fully intermixable. Can be thinned (with water) for washes which dry water-resistant and additional painting or lettering can be done on top without bleeding or intermixing of colors. In addition to paper & board, will bond to glass, leather, ceramic & wood.

1oz (30ml) glass bottle.

Choose color: Antelope Brown, Black, Brilliant Yellow, Burnt Umber, Cool Gray, Crimson, Dark Green, Emerald Green, Flame Orange, Flame Red, Flesh Tint, Fluorescent Blue, Fluorescent Pink, Fluorescent Red, Gold, Indian Yellow, Indigo, Lemon Yellow, Light Green, Marine Blue, Olive Green, Payne's Gray, Process Cyan, Process Magenta, Prussian Blue, Purple Lake, Raw Sienna, Red Earth, Rowney Blue, Sap Green, Scarlet, Sepia, Turquoise, Velvet Violet, White, Yellow Ochre.

These shimmering inks are a pearl white with an iridescence of the color: Shimmering Blue, Shimmering Gold, Shimmering Green.



FW Artist Acrylic Color Chart



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M06. Zig Waterproof (Pigmented) Marker

Zig Waterproof Marker. Pigmented ink. You get two tips on each pen: 2.0mm & 5.0mm. Water-resistant on paper when completely dry: their marks do not feather and bleed when water is dropped onto them, unlike marks made with non-waterproof markers. Now called Memory System Calligraphy Marker.

Specify Color:
10 Black, 40 Green, 20 Red, 80 Violet, 30 Blue.




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Your Price $3.89

S784. Water Container - 3 Piece
S784. Three Piece Detachable Plastic Brush Washer

Three plastic water containers that detach and fit into one. Use this handy item for rinsing pens and brushes. Great for workshops.




Your Price $5.55

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"

Change size selector to see sale prices.




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Your Price $20.29

S747. Porcelain Blossom Dish Palette
Porcelain Blossom Dish

7-well palette of non-staining porcelain.

See S723 for a plastic version of this palette.




Your Price $16.90

N30. Folded Ruling Pen
Folded Ruling Pen

Introduced at Letterforum in 1995, this innovative lettering tool has been popular ever since. Use it to produce tight "brush lettering" with a pen or for wild, fun, expressive lettering. These are the originals made by Matthew Coffin and highly praised by Carl Rohrs and Peter Thornton as superior to others that are available.

Peter Thornton has his students use our Polishing Paper (S107) to lightly abrade the outer and inner surfaces of the Folded Pen. This allows the ink to spread out on the pen instead of beading up.




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N22. Ruling Pen
N22. Ruling Pen.

Julian Waters, Gottfried Pott, and many others are using ruling pens to produce expressive letters. This calligraphy ruling pen is designed specifically for lettering. You vary the line width by tilting the pen. Wood handle with brass collar & writing unit.



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