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Carl Rohrs/Julian Waters

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Carl Rohrs
Julian Waters

(All week) Level: Advanced
20th Century Inspirations
and 21st Century Techniques
[team taught by Rohrs and J. Waters]



The instructors will provide a study packet with many examples of the work of important 20th century letterers, work that is specific to this class, including lettering by Spemann, Neugebauer, Zapf, Poppl, Nienheysen, Korger, Brudi, & Koch. For those wanting more, these books are great resources, but none are specific recommendations for this class at Calligraphy Northwest. The provided study materials are all you need for this class.
B2383. Rudolf Koch by Gerald Cinamon. Hardcover $49.95. JNB Price $25.00
LR13.1. Letter Arts Review Issue 13.3 has a well-illustrated article on Koch. $12.50
B1000. Schriftkunst/Letter Art by Karlgeorg Hoefer. Hardcover $33.50
Ray Daboll: Disciplined Freedom Poster. $20.00 (folded). Email if you wish to purchase.
B3796. What Our Lettering Needs: The Contribution of Hermann Zapf to Calligraphy & Type Design at Hallmark Cards by Rick Cusick. 2012. Paper $24.95
B3435. About More Alphabets: The Types of Hermann Zapf by Jerry Kelly with a foreword by Robert Bringhurst. 2011. Hardcover $35.00

Supply List:
A few of your favorite pens (Mitchell, Brause, Speedball, plus one fairly large one (N04, N02, N09, N05, N06, N10, N27) you can push as well as pull strokes, 5/16 or 3/8" Horizon is ideal)
• sharp flat brush (½" WN 995 is ideal) (BR01)
• pointed brush (plastic like Pentel Color Brush or natural like WN Series & about a #4) (FP57, BR27)
• a ruling pen (Julian has loaners if you want to try his) (N22)
• non-waterproof ink (I08)
• 1–2 tubes gouache (WN Indigo has the best power for the way we will work) (WNG322, WNG331, WNG335, WNG337)
• layout bond practice paper (P20)
• pad of very smooth almost slippery paper like children's fingerprint paper (P61)
• some more textured paper (Strathmore Charcoal 300 Series is Carl's favorite, Bugra, Canson Ingres or MiTientes) (P60, PS21, PS05,PS61)
• pencil and/or colored pencils (S142, S471, S472)
• ruler (S271)
• white or bright colored gouache and/or ProWhite or Dr. Martin's Bleedproof White (WNG331, I62, I38)
• dark colored papers (PA43)



LR13-1. Letter Arts Review Vol.13, No.1
Letter Arts Review Volume 13 No. 1.

Rudolf Koch: Life, Craft, and Art
  by Lili Wronker, Fritz Kredel, Tom Greensfelder
The Arabian Nights: The Story of an Exhibition
  by Monica Dengo
Calligraphy is Alive and Well in Western Australia
  by Margaret Heenan
Shuktara: Bangladesh's Bright Morning Star
  by Elizabeth McKee
Foundations of Calligraphy: Part 5 Loosening up Black Letter by Exploring Gothic Cursives
  by Shiela Waters
Book Reviews: Irish Type Design: A History of Printing Types in the Irish Character
Thinking in Script: A Letter from Edward Johnston to Paul Standard
Calligraphy School: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Fine Art of Lettering
Schreibschriften and Kalligraphie
Cover Artist: Rudolf Koch



Your Price

B1000. Schriftkunst - Letter Art/Hoefer
B1000. Schriftkunst/Letterart
By Karlgeorg Hoefer. 1989. 95pp. 8"x8.5". Hardcover.

A collection of articles on Hoefer and his calligraphy and type design by Hermann Zapf, Dieter Leitner, Larry Brady, Gottfried Pott, Sheila Waters and others. Over 45 illustrations, most full page, of his calligraphy and type designs. 11 in full color. Hoefer is a master of the brush letter. Text in German and English. Edition of 1800. From Germany. Finely printed.




Your Price $33.50

B3796. What Our Lettering Needs
What Our Lettering Needs: The Contribution of Hermann Zapf to Calligraphy & Type Design at Hallmark Cards by Rick Cusick. 2012. 136pp. 6.75"x10". Paper

A thorough account of Hermann Zapf's contributions to the calligraphic and typographic artistry of Hallmark Cards. The Hallmark/Zapf association is a now fully blended into the company's rich heritage in the lettering arts. This beautifully illustrated book is a tribute to Zapf's own philosophy that the artist's challenge is "to ensure, despite technology and mass production, that beauty is never lost." Printed in color on Mohawk superfine. Rick Cusick presently oversees the design and development of proprietary fonts for Hallmark Cards. He is also a respected designer, calligrapher, and teacher working with the University of Kansas in developing lectures and curriculum for lettering, typography, and type design.



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N04. Mitchell Nibs (Round Hand)
Mitchell Rexel Round Hand Nibs
Straight cut. Sizes 0(3.3mm), 1(3mm), 1-1/2(2.5mm),
2(2.3mm), 2-1/2(1.8mm), 3(1.4mm), 3-1/2(1mm),
4(0.9mm), 5(.75mm), 6(.6mm).

Flexible calligraphy nibs from England. Straight cut. Reservoirs are purchased separately. Though they are called Round Hand, these chisel edge nibs are good for many alphabets including Carolingian, Italic, Uncials, Gothic, Foundational Hand, and Roman Caps. Used by professional calligraphers with and without the reservoirs. Some beginners may have trouble with the flexibility. One of our most popular nibs for calligraphy. Give them a try.

See N05 for Left Hand Mitchell Nibs.




Options:
Your Price $1.45

N04-S10A. Mitchell Calligraphy Nib Set (2 Res)
Set of 10 Mitchell (Rexel Round Hand) Nibs with 2 reservoirs.
Included: Sizes 0(3.3mm), 1(3mm), 1-1/2(2.5mm), 2(2.3mm), 2-1/2(1.8mm), 3(1.4mm), 3-1/2(1mm), 4(0.9mm), 5(.75mm), 6(.6mm).

Flexible dip pen nibs from England. Straight cut. Though they are called Round Hand, these chisel edge nibs are good for many alphabets including Italic, Carolingian, Gothic (Blackletter/Old English), Uncials, Roman Caps, and Foundational Hand. Widely used by professional calligraphers (with and without the reservoirs); however, some beginners may have trouble with the flexibility. One of our most popular nibs for calligraphy. Additional reservoirs may be purchased separately.

See N05-S10A for Left Hand.



Your Price

N04-S10B. Mitchell Calligraphy Nib Set (10 Res)
Set of 10 Mitchell Rexel Round Hand Nibs with 10 Reservoirs.
Included sizes: 0 (3.3mm), 1( 3mm), 1-1/2 (2.5mm), 2(2.3mm), 2-1/2 (1.8mm), 3(1.4mm), 3-1/2 (1mm), 4(0.9mm), 5 (.75mm), 6 (.6mm).

Flexible calligraphy nibs from England. Straight cut. Though they are called Round Hand, these chisel edge nibs are good for many alphabets, including Italic, Carolingian, Uncials, Gothic (Blackletter/Old English), Foundational Hand, and Roman Caps. Widely used by professional calligraphers with and without the reservoirs. Some beginners may have trouble with the flexibility. One of our most popular dip pen nibs for calligraphy. Give them a try.

See item N05-S10B for the Left-Hand Set.



Your Price

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

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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N09-S6. Speedball C Set of 6 Nibs
American calligraphy nibs for Italic, Blackletter (Gothic, Old English), Uncial, Half Uncial, Foundational and many other hands or alphabets. Sizes: C-0, C-1, C-2, C-3, C-4, C-5. C-0 is largest, C-5 is smallest. Speedball C nibs are 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.

Size C-6 is available, but not in the set.

For more information about Speedball C nibs, click here.



Your Price

N05. Mitchell Nibs (Round Hand) Left
Mitchell Rexel Round Hand Nibs (Left-Hand)
Left oblique cut.

Sizes: 0(3.3mm), 1(3mm), 1-1/2(2.5mm), 2(2.3mm), 2-1/2(1.8mm), 3(1.4mm), 3-1/2(1mm), 4(0.9mm), 5(.75mm), 5.5(.675mm), 6(.6mm).

Flexible calligraphy nibs from England. Left oblique cut. Reservoirs are purchased separately. Though they are called Round Hand, these chisel edge nibs are good for many alphabets including Italic, Carolingian, Uncials, Gothic (Blackletter/Old English), Foundational Hand, and Roman Caps. Widely used by professional calligraphers with and without the reservoirs. Some beginners may have trouble with the flexibility. One of our four most popular nibs for calligraphy. Give these left handed nibs a try.




Options:
Your Price $1.45

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