Christopher Haanes - Gothic - Thursdays 12th August - 2nd September

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John Neal Books is not hosting this class.

GOTHIC with Christpher Haanes

We will move from proto-gothic to textura precissus and on to more advanced techniques, ending up with the wonderfully lively fractura hand. All levels are welcome.

Cost: 145 Euros

Live online class, recording available for 2 months after class finishes.

Thursdays 12th August – 2nd September, 20:00–21:30 (CEST)


Some or all of the following choice of papers:

  • Arches Text Wove (PS01)
  • Rives BFK (PS91); Khadi Indian Handmade papers come in several different textures. (PS103)
  • Daler layout pads in A3 size are good for practicing sometimes. (Not Available in US)


  • All sizes of Brause nibs are recommended [Mitchell nibs not suitable] (N02-S9)
  • Pencil [2h]. (PL38)
  • Pointed brush, for loading nib with ink (BR43)
  • Colored pencils (PL05)


  • Chinese Stick Ink (IS38)
  • Ink Stone
  • Higgins Eternal (I08) is a cheaper substitute, but the Chinese stick ink is highly recommended
  • Colours are optional, but please use Winsor and Newton gouache (WNG1, WNG2, WNG3, WNG4)


  • T Square (S753)
  • Dividers 
  • Compass (S1061)
  • Scalpel blade [no 21 for scraping]
  • Adjustable drawing board 
  • Sandarac powder (S123)
  • Ruler (S271)
  • Eraser (E13)
  • Old cloth
  • Water jar (S1005)
  • Guard sheet or cotton glove (as you prefer) (S1024, S1025)