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Nancy Culmone

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NANCY CULMONE

The Mutable Majuscule: Contemporary Decorated Letters Transformed

BO2 ALL LEVELS Monday – Wednesday

Recommended books:

B3935. Color: A Natural History of the Palette. Paper $17.00
B3047.
Encyclopedia of Colored Pencil Techniques: A Comprehensive Step-By-Step Directory of Key Techniques by Judy Martin. Out of print. A few used copies available. $19.95
B2744.
Colored Pencil for the Serious Beginner: Basic Lessons for Becoming a Good Artist by Bet Borgeson. 1998. 128pp. 7"x9". Paper. $19.95.
Art House  by Graham Percy. Out-of-print

B2712-Afrikan Alphabets. Out of print

While it is not recommended for this class at odyssey, Nancy likes this book.
B3353. Botanical Portraits with Colored Pencils by Ann Swan. 2010. 128pp. 9"x10". Hardcover $18.99
Practical, step-by-step instruction for creating professional quality colored pencil illustrations of flowers, foliage, fruits, and other botanical subjects. Instruction for the use of both traditional and watercolor colored pencils. Presents progressive illustrations showing the artwork form start to completion. All aspects of working with colored pencils are covered, including underpainting, layering and burnishing, mixing and building up color, and adding finishing touches. 200 color illustrations. 

 

B02 SUPPLY LIST

Favorite words & texts

• Your usual supplies

• Favorite tools

• Pens- Speedball C0, C1, B0, B1, B3 (N09, N16)

• Copperplate pen points (Rexel is fine) (N113, N120) and a few broad pen points (Mitchell or your choice) (N04, N80)

• Brushes - an oriental brush, a #1 small pointed brush (BR26), and #14 or larger inexpensive brush. (I will bring some)

• Paints - 3 tubes of gouache or watercolor (WNG331, WNG335, WNG512, WNGDPS)

mix brushes (BR43)

water jar (S784, S276)

• Papers: One sheet black Canson (PS05)

• A selection of Prisma color pencils (S521) - (12-15 or more) Pencil (S142)

• tape (S411)

eraser (E13)

• Small snap off knife (Olfa or other or exacto is OK too) (S417)

glue stick (S391)

scrap paper for gluing

tweezers and small cut mat (mat board is fine) 8x10inches or larger (S504)

rag

issues

• 12 to 16 inch ruler (S270).

Any of the following you ALREADY have and can easily bring:

water color pencils

reed

music pen (N28)

ruling pen (N22)

one large broad pen 1/2 to 3/4 inch( like Coit or Automatic )(N27) and several brushes you like to work with.

 



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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N16. Speedball B Series
Specify size: B0, B0.5, B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B5.5, B6

B Series is a round nib ideal for Gothic or outline letters. Also often used by illustrators for cartoons, uniform line drawings, borders, and display posters.

For more information about Speedball B nibs, click here.



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N113. Nikko G Nib
N113. Nikko G Nib.

These nibs from Japan are hand cut, extremely smooth, and long-lasting. They are chrome plated and have a medium flex. Great for Spencerian. Smooth writing with no burrs or scratchiness. Highly recommended by Michael Sull.



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N120. Leonardt Principal EF Nib
N120.EF Principal Nib

You can now purchase a modern nib that is equal to the best of the vintage nibs. Brian Walker, a respected pointed pen enthusiast, has worked with a pen manufacturer to duplicate the quality and performance of the legendary Gillott No 1 Principality. The new nib has received rave reviews for both Copperplate and Spencerian. It's flexible and responsive and gives fine hairlines, but is smooth-writing and catches the paper less.





Your Price $2.95

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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N80. Mitchell Elbow Nib
Mitchell Elbow Nib.

These offset nibs allows you to write copperplate with a straight (not oblique) holder. These have a larger base than most nibs. Mitchell 0742F.

Fits holder H83 (Mitchell #53 Holder).



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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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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

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

S276. Glass 1oz Ink Jar
Widemouthed Glass Jar

Great for mixing and storing color or ink. Straight sides. Wide mouth is works well for dipping pointed and broad-edge pens. Lined lid. The 1 oz. size is similar to the McCaffery's Penman Ink jars and has a plastic cap.

1 oz. (30ml) Approx. 1.75"x1.75".

Also Available in a 2oz size: S843



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