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Gestural Writing-with Emphasis on Capitals

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Yves Leterme

(Th—Sa) Level: Intermediate and Advanced
Gestural Writing—with Emphasis on Capitals

B2830. Finding the Flow by Gina Jonas. Paper $24.95
Recommends the work of Brody Neuenschwander, John Stevens & Julian Waters, These are publications that feature work by Brody, John & Julian:
Julian Waters: Scripsit 21.2 (B2881, $12.00) features lettering by Julian, John Stevens, Ward Dunham and Michael Clark.
John Stevens: The Character (B2362, $20.00) by John Stevens. John's forthcoming book SCRIBE (B2982, $34.95 pre-publication) can be reserved.
Brody Neuenschwander: Textasy (B2917, $90.00).

B3827. The Art of looking Sideways by Alan Fletcher. 530pp. Hardcover $49.95
"For inspiration, a tremendous book. It's filled to the brim with good quotes, texts, ideas, etc. Extremely highly recommended." Yves Leterme.

By Yves Leterme:
B3418. Thoughtful Gestures: The Calligraphic Art of Yves Leterme. 2011. 96pp. 8.25"x9". Paper $45.00

For his "Watchful Experimenting and the Fine Art of Controlled Scribbling" at Cheerio this spring, Yves recommended:
B3813. Expressive Drawing: A practical guide to freeing the artist within by Steven Aimone. "I … highly recommend [the book]. It's about drawing, but the author voiced out loud and systematically a lot of ideas that slumbered inside of me." – Yves. Hardcover $24.95. Pre-order price $22.46
Supply List:
Mechanical pencil (with refills HB 0.5 mm) (S681)
• Speedball nibs C5, C4 and C3 (N09, H65)
• black non-waterproof ink (Pelikan is good) (I04)
• 50 sheets layout bond that takes ink 11x17 (P20-50)
• 3–4 sheets quality paper cut to 11x17 (e.g. BFK Rives) (PS91, PS101)
• ruler • pointed brush (S271, BR38)
• Pentel Colorbrush (FP57)
• some gouache (WNGPDP-S, WNGDP-S)
• water pots (S784)
• ruling pen/Cola pen (N22, N30)



B2830. Finding the Flow/Jonas
Finding the Flow: A Calligraphic Journey by Gina Jonas. 2006. 85pp. 8.5" x 11". Spiral bound. Paper

A new approach to calligraphy for all levels, which acquaints the scribe with the essential but largely unexplored dynamics of stroke technique. Through stroke exercises with pencil and edged pen you explore vital movement and sensitive touch. You discover how shoulder, arm, fingers, and pen combine with alternating of pressure. The exercises lead to an intimate understanding of the edged pen: a foundation for formal alphabet study, creative alphabet design, and artistic self-expression! Begin
your calligraphy practice before starting formal alphabet study by warming up, sensitizing, and integrating mind and body. Full of illustrations and diagrams.



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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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I04. Pelikan 4001 Ink
I04. Pelikan 4001 Ink.

A superior dye ink primarily for fountain pen use. Will flow dependably. If ink has dried in pen, soak the pen in plain water. Non-waterproof.

Choose from these colors in a 2oz glass bottle: Brilliant Black, Royal Blue, Brilliant Brown, Violet, Brilliant Red, Turquoise

Choose this color in a 1oz glass bottle: Dark Green

I04. Pelikan 4001 Ink Color Chart




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PS91. Rives BFK Paper (250 gsm)
Rives BFK 22"x30"

This printmaking papers has set the standard for every mouldmade grade manufactured in Europe.

Perhaps its best quality is its consistency. Made with 100% cotton and no optical brightening agents, it is a bright white, smooth, soft and pliable sheet. Dimensionally stable, BFK Rives is a versatile substrate with an absorbent wove surface that is suitable for all forms of printmaking. The paper works well with inks and is heavy enough for washes and watercolor. Mouldmade in France. Grain direction is parallel to underlined dimension.

100% Cotton. pH neutral. White. 250gsm. 2 natural deckles, 2 tear deckles.

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 $10.24

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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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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FP57. Pentel Color Brush
Pentel Art Brush

Much sought after. For brush lettering. Medium. Specify color: Light Green, Turquoise, Olive Green, Pale Orange, Steel Blue, Gray, Orange, Sepia, Purple, Black, Red, Blue, Green, Yellow, Brown, Pink, Sky Blue, Yellow-Orange.

FP 57. Pentel Color Brush color chart





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WNGDP-S. W&N Gouache: Double Primary Set
Winsor & Newton Gouache: Double Primary Set

Colors (all Series 1):
Alizarin Crimson
Flame Red
Lemon Yellow
Phthalo Blue
Spectrum Yellow
Ultramarine (Blue)
Zinc White

Sheila Waters teaches color mixing using a double primary set: a warm and cool of each of red, blue and yellow. With the six primaries you can mix brighter colors. (a) The cool yellow tends toward green. The cool blue tends toward green. These two are used for mixing all the colors between yellow and blue. This includes all of the greens, greenish yellows such as chartreuse, and greenish blues such as teal. (b) The warm red tends toward orange. The warm yellow tends toward orange. These two are used for mixing all the colors between yellow and red (oranges and all orange-reds and orange-yellows). (c) The warm blue tends toward purple and is mixed with the warm red for the purplish colors. Winsor & Newton is our most popular gouache and is highly recommended. It is excellent for calligraphy.

For a lightfast Double Primary Set, purchase WNGPDP-S. It contains a similar palette of warm and cool colors, but the pigments are more permanent when exposed to light. The colors are not exactly the same, but they mix in a similar fashion.




Your Price $69.93

WNGPDP-S. W&N Gouache: Permanent Double Primary Set
Winsor & Newton Gouache: Permanent Double Primary Set.
Set of seven 14ml tubes: white plus a warm and cool each of red, blue and yellow. Colors: Permanent Alizarin Crimson (cool red); Cadmium Red (warm red) , Cadmium Yellow Pale (warm yellow), Lemon Yellow (cool yellow), and Cerulean Blue (cool blue); Ultramarine Blue (warm blue) and Zinc White .

Sheila Waters teaches color mixing using a double primary set: a warm and cool of each of red, blue and yellow. With the six primaries you can mix brighter colors. (a) The cool yellow tends toward green. The cool blue tends toward green. These two are used for mixing all the colors between yellow and blue. This includes all of the greens, greenish yellows such as chartreuse, and greenish blues such as teal. (b) The warm red tends toward orange. The warm yellow tends toward orange. These two are used for mixing all the colors between yellow and red (oranges and all orange-reds and orange-yellows). (c) The warm blue tends toward purple and is mixed with the warm red for the purplish colors. Winsor & Newton is our most popular gouache and is highly recommended. It is excellent for calligraphy.

For a lower priced Double Primary Set, purchase WNGDP-S. It contains a similar palette of warm and cool colors, but the pigments are less permanent when exposed to light. The colors are not exactly the same, but they mix in a similar fashion. All of these colors are fine for work inside of books/journals, for learning color mixing, and for envelope work, but they are not recommended for items that will hang on the wall.




Your Price $117.63

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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