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Lisa Engelbrecht

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LISA ENGELBRECHT

Text/Textile: Lettering and Textures on Fabric

A05 ALL LEVELS Monday – Saturday

Lisa authored or contributed to these books (Lisa will take part in the book signing party.)

B3321. Modern Calligraphy & Hand Lettering: A Mark-Making Workbook for Crafters, Cardmakers, and Journal Artists by Lisa Engelbrecht. 2008. 160pp. 8.5"x11". Paperback $19.95. Sale $17.99

[NEW] B3905. Creative Lettering: Techniques & Tips from Top Artists by Jenny Doh. 2013. 144pp. 8.5x10. Paper $19.95. Sale $17.95. Lisa contributed her Letterista script and love alphabet blocks.

Lisa recommends these books on creativity.

B1733. Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity by Julia Cameron. Paper $16.99

B2119. Fearless Creating by Eric Maisel. Paper $18.95
B2851.
 The Creative License: Giving Yourself Permission to be the Artist You Truly Are
by Danny Gregory. 208ppl Paper $17.99

B3032. Spilling Open: The Art of Becoming Yourself  by Sabrina Ward Harrison. Paper Out of print, but used copies available $19.95.

Two sources of Lisa's inspiration are tattoos that feature lettering and graffiti art. In additional to signing her books, Lisa will do temporary tattoos at the signing party.

B2874. Body Type by Ina Saltz. Hardcover $21.95

B3944. Body Type 2 by Ina Saltz. Hardcover $19.95

B3033. Graffiti Women: Street Art from Five Continents  by Nicholas Ganz. Hardcover: 232pp. Hardcover $35.00. 

Alianza by The Mac & Retna. Out-of-print.

B3928. The Art and Life of Chaz Bojorquez by Chaz Bojorquez, Edited by Marco Klefisch & Alberto Scabbia 2010. 190pp. 9.75" x 11.25". Hardcover $50.00 Currenty out-of-stock, may not be available for the conference.
This monograph charts the life and career of Chaz Bojorquez, known as "Chaz," a Los Angeles-born Mexican-American artist who began in the "Cholo" gang graffiti tradition but quickly arrived at his own groundbreaking style. This book includes previously unreleased photographs and traces the artist's story in fascinating detail.

B3870. Take Your Pleasure Seriously by Luca Barcellona. 2012. 224pp. $99.00

A05 SUPPLY LIST:

• FW Acrylic Ink (I13), a couple colors

a substitute for this is Liquetex acrylic inks(I101)

•Your favorite edged pens and holders (N02, N04, H62, H38), parallel pens are fine too (FP67)

•Other types of fabric paints you may have on hand, Jacquard, Lumiere (I113), or Dye Na Flow

• Large brushes for smearing on paint-old ones are good

•A flat brush (BR24) and a pointed brush-not real expensive (BR38)

• Fine point black sharpie and a couple gel pens if you have them

• Purple disappearing ink pen for fabric (S668)

• Scissors (S835), Ruler (S270, S271), Pins, Paper Towels (S817), Apron

 • Cheap Plastic tablecloth

• A couple water containers (S784, S276)

pipettes or eye Dropper (S141)

• 2-small 6-well plastic palettes (S679)

• Some black and white and color copies of photos you might want to include in your work (toner and inkjet)

Fabric I Like DRILL CLOTH (Utility cloth) from Joanns, $5.99 a yard, a couple yards or more found near the canvas section (any smooth cotton canvas would work too). I will have some in your kit and some for sale

• One yard of 100 % cotton muslin

• Freezer paper

OPTIONAL:

Old book pages

nostalgic items

rubber stamps

 • stencils

beads

buttons

 • a needle and thread to embellish your work

• Some fabric scraps

charms

interesting paper scraps

old books.

Also, bring a sense of openness and a loosely composed list of what you'd like to have happen to you artistically in the future! I will also have special pens for fabric for sale in class. If you are driving, we could use the following: iron • press cloth • portable sewing machine with filled bobbins and thread.

 



I13. FW Artists Ink
FW Acrylic Artists Ink. For dip pen, brush, and technical pens (but not fountain pens). Pigmented, water-resistant. Lightfastness: either 3 (permanent) or 4 (highly permanent) star rating. Fully intermixable. Can be thinned (with water) for washes which dry water-resistant and additional painting or lettering can be done on top without bleeding or intermixing of colors. In addition to paper & board, will bond to glass, leather, ceramic & wood.

1oz (30ml) glass bottle.

Choose color: Antelope Brown, Black, Brilliant Yellow, Burnt Umber, Cool Gray, Crimson, Dark Green, Emerald Green, Flame Orange, Flame Red, Flesh Tint, Fluorescent Blue, Fluorescent Pink, Fluorescent Red, Gold, Indian Yellow, Indigo, Lemon Yellow, Light Green, Marine Blue, Olive Green, Payne's Gray, Process Cyan, Process Magenta, Prussian Blue, Purple Lake, Raw Sienna, Red Earth, Rowney Blue, Sap Green, Scarlet, Sepia, Turquoise, Velvet Violet, White, Yellow Ochre.

These shimmering inks are a pearl white with an iridescence of the color: Shimmering Blue, Shimmering Gold, Shimmering Green.



FW Artist Acrylic Color Chart



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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.




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Your Price $1.45

H62. Mahogany Pen Holder
Straight wood calligraphy penholder.

How do I insert a calligraphy nib into a penholder that has a metal ring and four prongs?



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H38. Koh-I-Noor 127 N Cork Tip Penholder
Kohinoor Cork Grip Holder

Black wood pen holder with cork finger grip. Interior metal collar & metal grippers.

How do I insert a calligraphy nib into a penholder that has a metal ring and four prongs?



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FP67. Pilot Parallel Pen
Pilot Parallel Pen

Extremely smooth writing from this pen, offering crisp edges and sharp hairlines. Nib point consists of two parallel metal plates and allows for lettering in two sizes. Use the 0.5mm edge for sharp, monoline writing or use the broad edge for calligraphic writing. You can also produce color-blended letters by touching ink from one pen to a second pen loaded with another color. Available in four sizes, includes one red and one black cartridge and a cleaning bladder.

Specify size:
1.5mm
2.4mm
3.8mm
6.0mm

Formerly available as code numbers:
FP67-1.5
FP67-2.4
FP67-3.8
FP67-6.0




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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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Your Price $10.99

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".



Your Price

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

Flexible, cork back.



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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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