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Pointed Brush Calligraphy and Collage


Marilyn Reaves

(Th—Sa) Level: All
Pointed Brush Calligraphy and Collage


By Marilyn Reaves

Marilyn will have a copy of each of these books available for students in her workshops:
B1892. The Haiku Anthology ed. By Cor van den Heuvel. 2000. 432pp. 5"x7". Paper $16.95
B1893. Drawn to Stitch: Line, drawing and mark-making in textile art by Gwen Hedley. 2010. 144pp. 8.5"x10.8". Paper $29.95
B1894. Signs of Life: The Five Universal Shapes and How to Use Them by Angeles Arrien. 1998. 96pp. 9"x9". Paper $19.95

Marilyn did not mention this title, but it was highly recommended by a customer for collage on a variety of substrates. I'll have it and several other collage titles in the bookstore.
B1895. The Found Object in Textile Art by Cas Holmes. 2010. 128pp. 8.5"x10.75". Paper $26.95
This beautiful guide will be a fountain of information, inspiration and instruction for incorporating or building your mixed media piece around found objects (with or without textiles).

B1638. Brush Lettering by Eliza Schulte (Holliday) & Marilyn Reaves. 2nd ed. 2006. 128pp. 8.5"x11". Paper $29.95. Pre-Order Price $26.96
This complete how-to guide for both chisel edged and pointed brush lettering demonstrates how to use brushes & how to clean and care for them. Model alphabets are provided. Full of examples of brush lettering from a variety of masterful scribes. One of our bestselling titles. New edition.
See the May e-newsletter for sale prices on fine sable brushes. Pre-orders get 10% off the sale price.
Supply List:

#3 or 4 pointed round synthetic watercolor brush (BR38)
• large cheap brush for applying gesso & acrylic
• practice paper for pointed brush (P20)
• several Japanese or Thai papers (scraps OK, texture good)
• 1 sheet 140# watercolor paper (may cut in quarters)(PS47)
• unpatterned fabric scraps
• any other printed, written, toned papers (scraps OK) • FW black + one color acrylic ink and any other acrylics you have (tube, jar, liquid)
• pencil (S142)
• ruler (S271)
• any flat, small items to collage (metal? plastic?)
• postage stamps
• scissors
• hairdryer (if convenient)
• sponge
• plastic water containers (S784)
• 1–2 waterproof markers (Micron, Copic, Sharpie) (M17, M79)
• any other tools/materials you wish to use for writing, mark making



B1893. Drawn to Stitch / Hedley
Drawn to Stitch: Line, drawing and mark-making in textile art by Gwen Hedley. 2010. 144pp. 8.5"x10.8". Paper

Stitch work can be incorporated in collage, both with fabric and paper.



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B1895. Found Object in Textile Art / Holmes
The Found Object in Textile Art by Cas Holmes. 2010. 128pp. 8.5"x10.75". Paper

This beautiful guide will be a fountain of information, inspiration and instruction for incorporating or building your mixed media piece around found objects (with or without textiles).



Your Price

B1638. Brush Lettering / Schulte & Reaves
Brush Lettering. By Eliza Schulte (Holliday) & Marilyn Reaves. 1994 (with some material updated in 2006). 128pp. 8.5"x11". Paper

This complete how-to guide for both chisel edged and pointed brush lettering demonstrates how to use brushes & how to clean and care for them. Model alphabets are provided. Full of examples of brush lettering from a variety of masterful scribes. One of our bestselling titles.




Your Price $29.95

BR38. WN Artists' Watercolor Sable
WN Artists' Watercolor Sable Round

Excellent for fine detail, lines and washes. The round-bellied watercolor brush is the most popular watercolor brush. Quality Kolinsky sable hair, birchwood handles and seamless nickel ferrules all put together by hand to create a truly excellent brush. Has been improved to ensure a perfect point. Matte finish handle.

Recommended by Valerie Weilmuenster for illuminated letters as a good and ess expensive alternative to the Winsor & Newton Series 7.

**To see the price of each size, select the size in the box below**





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Your Price $10.99

PS47. Arches WC HP 140LB 22x30
Arches Watercolor
Hot Press 140lb. 300gsm. 22"x30".

Superior quality, 100% rag, for pen and all techniques with opaque and transparent watercolor. Long used by calligraphers. HP (Hot press) finish is a very smooth sheet that will give a sharp smooth edge to your letters. Cold press watercolor paper can be used for calligraphy, but the letters won't be as crisp. You will see the cold press texture in your lettering. This has always been one of our most popular sheets.

Grain runs parallel to the underlined dimension.

This paper ships separately from books/supplies and requires an extra shipping fee which is NOT included in the price of this product. Add item 'PS00' to your cart after adding large sheets of paper. (click to read details)




Your Price $15.98

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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S271. Metal Ruler: 18in
S271. Stainless Steel Ruler. 18".

18" Flexible, cork back. Marked in 1/16" and millimeters. An essential tool for calligraphers and bookbinders.



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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

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