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Laurie Doctor

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LAURIE DOCTOR

Resolute Imagery: From the Universal to the Particular

A04 ALL LEVELS Monday – Saturday

Recommended books:

B3813. Expressive Drawing: A Practical Guide to Freeing the Artist Within by Steven Aimone. 2009. 216pp. 9"x9". Hardcover$24.95. Special Pre-order price $22.46. "It includes great warm-ups and mark making exercises." – Laurie.

B0000. The Names of Things, Susan Brind Morrow. Out of print, but used copies available. $12.95.

B3927. Reflections on the Art of Living, A Joseph Campbell Companion, Ed. by Diane K Osbon. $15.99

Campbell shares his intimate and inspiring reflections on the art of living.

B3176. You Must Revise Your Life by William Stafford. 1986. 136pp. 5.25"x8". Paper $15.95
     Laurie Doctor: "I think of this book as a kind of handbook for calligraphers, artists, poets and teachers. Stafford demonstrates how our work happens not only in the room we are in, but also in the larger context of ideas, attitudes, and the invisible exchange with the muse."– See Letter Arts Review 24-1 for a brief review of this book by Laurie.

A04 SUPPLY LIST:

Please label all materials with your name:

fine point permanent black pen (Copic 0.3 and smaller, or any equivalent)(M51, M52, M17)

Sumi ink (packed tightly in plastic bag!) (I70, I43)

• scissors (S835)

glue stick (S391)

• pencils (including HB, 3B, and 4B) (S142) and white eraser (E13)

• 12" metal ruler or straight edge (S270)

• writing tools you like (pens, pencils, colored pencils, found objects)

plastic plate, palette paper, or palette for mixing color (S679)

small, cheap brushes for mixing watercolor (BR43)

small, pointed watercolor brush: # 2,4, or 6 Gold Scepter (red handle) (BR26) or Richeson 9000 series

 • 1-2 wide brushes (3" or so) like natural bristle house paint or cheap foam brushes

container for water (S784, S276)

rags or paper towels

• approx. 6 half sheets ( 20 x 25) of Arches Text Wove - the amount of paper is an estimate as people work at different speeds (if possible, roll instead of folding the paper) (PS01)

containers, about pint size, with lids (at least 6) for acrylic paint. Be sure they have wide enough mouths to dip the wide brushes into.

• 3 tubes of watercolor or gouache for detail: any yellow (WNG527), red (WNG524), and blue (WNG523)

house sponge (approx. 4 x 6 x 1/2) cut into quarters

• Acrylic paints: (these particular colors are important): cad red, quinacrodone red, cad yellow, hansa yellow, ultramarine blue, phthalo blue and titanium or zinc white. I prefer Golden for quality and intensity of color. Tubes, jars or liquid are okay- 2 oz size tubes are what I use.

• Mediums to use with the paints will be at the workshop.

OPTIONAL: (you don't need to run out and buy these):bone folder (S308)

water-based crayons/pencils

apron

• 220 sandpaper

exacto knife (S417)

small cutting mat (S504)

• spray bottle for water (S851, S836)

 • other papers to experiment with

 



B3943. The Names of Things / Morrow
B3943. The Names of Things by Susan Brind Morrow. Out of print, but used copies available.

For Laurie Doctor's Resolute Imagery class at Summit 2013




Your Price $12.95

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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I43. Best Bottle Sumi Ink
Best Bottle Sumi Ink

This popular Japanese sumi ink is good both for beginners and for professional work. Smooth, rich black. Hard to find. One of the popular sumi inks for calligraphy. 6.75 oz, 200 ml bottle.

"The Best Bottle Sumi Ink truly is the best bottle. You can write three to four times longer with a pointed pen nib before the ink dries between the tines enough to alter the writing (this compared to Moon Palace)." C. M.

My test for any ink is to see if it will produce sharp thick and thin strokes at less than one sixteenth inch body height with a #6 Mitchell nib. Stick ink passes that test while most bottled inks don't, especially waterproof inks including sumi ones. The brown bottle sumi [Best Bottle] is non-waterproof, and I find it is better than others. –S.W.



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S835. Detail Scissors
Detail Scissors.

For intricate paper cutting of lighter weight papers. Super fine detail scissors made from surgical stainless steel. 4" long. Blade length 1.25".



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S391. UHU Glue Stick
Glue sticks are an easy way to apply glue for card and bookmaking projects, and many people think that UHU is the best glue stick. Dries wrinkle-free and works on paper, cardboard, fabric, photos and more. Clean and convenient for school or studio use. Large chapstick/lipstick style applicator. 1.41oz. Acid Free. Safe for children. (Germany) UHU 41197

"The UHU Glue Stick is my favorite glue stick of all time. I have projects made with UHU Glue Sticks well over ten years old, and they have held up beautifully."
- Michael Jacobs



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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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E13. Staedtler Mars White Plastic Eraser
E13. Staedtler Mars White Plastic Eraser

A highly recommended white plastic eraser. For erasing pencil.



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S270. Metal Ruler:12in
S270. Stainless Steel Ruler 12"

Flexible, cork back.



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BR43. White Bristle Brushes (pack of 3)
BR43. White Bristle Brushes (pack of 3)

Great for mixing gouache or loading ink.

Choose Flat (sizes 2,4,6) or Round (sizes 1,3,5).



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BR26. W&N Sceptre Gold 101 Brush
W&N Sceptre Gold 101 Brush, Round, Short Handle

For fine detail, lines & washes. A traditional and popular head shape for all-purpose watercolor work. Can be used for broad strokes yet it will also form a sharp point. They possess excellent color holding capacity, sensitivity, spring and durability. Recommended by Michael Sull.

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 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 101 Brush Round Short Handle




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