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Watercolor & Calligraphy Technique Sampler Book

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Kristen Doty

(Mo—We) Level: All
B2859. The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain by Betty Edwards. Paper $17.95
B2598. The Complete Watercolorist's Essential Notebook by Gordon MacKenzie. $24.95. JNB $12.50
Limited quantity at this price. B2861. Exploring Color by Nita Leland Paper $24.95. Pre-order price $22.50
See two issues of Bound & Lettered (BL3.4 and BL4.3, $8.50 each) for articles by Kristen on watercolor.
B3845. Taking Risks with Watercolour by Shirley Travena. Hardcover $29.95
Watercolor Basics - Light by Judy Morris. Out-of-print.
Watercolor Wisdom: Lessons from a Lifetime of Painting and Teaching by Jo Taylor. Out of print.

Supply List:
Round watercolor brushes (assorted sizes 3, 6 & 10) (BR48, BR27)
• flat watercolor brush ½–1" (BR01)
• C-1 & C-2 Speedball nibs and holder (N09, N10, H65)
• your favorite calligraphy nibs (pointed pens, ruling pens, etc) (N22, N30)
• nib loading brush (BR37)
• several tubes of favorite gouache colors (WNGPDP-S, WNGDP-S, WNG331, WNG335, WNG512)
• 1" masking tape br' • 1–2 sheets watercolor paper must be 100% cotton, 90 or 140# (your preference of surface HP, CP, Soft Pressed) (PS42, PS47, PS48)
• board for support (at least 11x15 plywood, masonite, gatorboard) (S690)
• water containers (S784)
• paper towels
• X-acto knife or snap-off knife (S417, S130, S621)
• scissors
• pencil & eraser (S142, E13)
Optional: unusual calligraphy tools (ruling pens, ruling writer or butterfly)
• synthetic round brush (small-medium size)
• blow dryer + extension cord
• small bar of soap



BR48. Princeton 20/0 Brushes
These are small, precise synthetic sable brushes for precise tasks. They are superb for fine detail in watercolor, as well as gouache, acrylic and oil. The wooden handles are specially finished to allow a comfortable but firm grip and ultimate control. The finest synthetic sable assures perfect pointing. The Liner Brush has long fibers, the Monogram Brush shorter ones. Used by Rosemary Buczek for fine detail in illuminated initials.



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BR27. W&N Sceptre Gold 202 Designers' Short Handle
W&N Sceptre Gold 202 Designers' Brush Short Handle

Made to the same high standards as Series 101, these brushes have an elongated head shape, which gives and extra fine point and greater color-holding capacity. Ideal for fine detail work.

High quality brushes made from a mix of sable and synthetic fibres. They are ideal for watercolor and suitable for use with acrylic. For watercolor media, while today's synthetic brushes perform excellently, pure sable still has the edge. With a blend you can get a performance that is close to sable at a price that is close to synthetic. The blend of hair in Sceptre Gold II also gives you added benefits. Sable hair has excellent spring while the high-quality synthetic filaments ensure that the brushes are soft enough to work the color but also have a strong snap so they return back to their original shape with ease. The high proportion of sable in Sceptre Gold II gives the brushes considerably more ability to make larger washes in one stroke than normal synthetic brushes, and the hairs are tapered to a fine point, giving the brush control for detailed work.

Winsor and Newton Sceptre Gold 202 Designers' Short Handle Brush




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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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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.



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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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N10-S5. Speedball Left Set of 5 Nibs
American left-hand calligraphy nibs for Italic, Blackletter (Gothic, Old English), Uncial, Half Uncial, Foundational and many other hands or alphabets.

Set includes 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. A great tool to have for left-handed calligraphers.

For more information about Speedball C nibs, click here.



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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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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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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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