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B3895. Dancin’ Pen / Imai
Dancin’ Pen: Pen Manipulation and Beyond by Carrie Imai. 2012. 45pp. 8"x8.5". Book + DVD.

This manual teaches Carrie’s Italic and how to make the letters dance using an Automatic pen. As in her popular workshops, you learn how to manipulate your pen to create the forms with step-by-step instructions and clear exemplars. In the accompanying DVD, you are there as she demonstrates how to do it. Book is spiral-bound to lie flat. Signed. Dancing Pen.



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PS100. Drafting Film Polyester Matte 2 sides
Sheet of Grafix Drafting Film. .004", 24"x36".

A polyester-based film with a matte translucent drawing surface on both sides. This film is anti-static, accepts ink, lead or colored pencil, and erases cleanly. Used in Denis Brown's classes.

Other Drafting Film is available by special order. .003", .005", or .007"; clear, matte one-sided, or matte two-sided. Request price and delivery time. You must order in packets of 25 sheets, same thickness and same surface (no assortment).


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)



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I53-DRK. Walnut Ink Darkening Medium
I53-DRK. Walnut Ink Darkening Medium.
1oz (30ml).

The darkening medium is not an ink but an additive to be used to darken the original ink without losing the unique watercolor characteristics or the ability to lift color or lighten areas.

The darkening Medium is very heavily pigmented. It can also be used straight from the bottle. However, it is so heavily pigmented that it will behave like a sumi ink and stain the paper and not lift as easily as the original.




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S975. Swarovski Crystals
S975. Swarovski Crystals
Packet of 36 pieces, 1.8mm

Clear, diamond-like Swarovski crystal sparkles with extraordinary brilliance. Its unique sparkle and shine give each design an unforgettable appearance. Each piece contains 12 facets with a foil backing.

The rhinestones can be set with a fine-point glue pen, scrapbooking glue dots, or with any thick craft glue.



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I139-HALF. Pearl Ex Pigments - .5oz / .75oz
I139. Pearl Ex Pigment Powder
.5 oz or .75 oz

This versatile powder mixes into ink with the addition of water and gum arabic. Or you can add directly to ink to give that ink pearlescence and shine. Pearl Ex creates a metallic effect without being a real metal- it will never tarnish or fade.The different particle sizes produce different effects, from a smooth pearly luster, to a highly metallic sheen.

I139. Pearl Ex Color Chart on Black Paper

I139. Pearl Ex Color Chart on White Paper

Choose .5oz Color:
Solar Gold
Rose Gold

OR

Choose .75oz Color:
Brilliant Gold
Pink Gold
Super Bronze
Antique Silver
Aztec Gold
Pearl White
Silver
Super Copper
Sunset Gold


To make a Pearl Ex ink for calligraphy:
Basic Recipe
Mix 4 parts of pigment with one part gum Arabic (liquid or powder) in a container, add distilled water slowly as you stir until you get the consistency of ink you like.
Exact measurement Recipe
1 teaspoon Pearl Ex pigment
¼ teaspoon gum Arabic (liquid or powder)
1 teaspoon distilled water
Thinner consistency Pearl Ex ink will lie flatter on the paper when dry; a thicker consistency ink (try ½ teaspoon of water) will stand up a bit on the paper when dry, creating a raised effect. Recipe courtesy of Joi Hunt of Bien Fait Calligraphy.

See also I139-S for the Pearl Ex Calligraphy Set of nine 3-gram jars of color good for making ink and three 3-gram jars of powdered gum arabic.



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I139-4. Pearl Ex Pigments - 4oz.
I139. Pearl Ex Pigment Powder
4 oz.

This versatile powder mixes into ink with the addition of water and gum arabic. Or you can add directly to ink to give that ink pearlescence and shine. Pearl Ex creates a metallic effect without being a real metal- it will never tarnish or fade.The different particle sizes produce different effects, from a smooth pearly luster, to a highly metallic sheen.

Choose Color:
Rose Gold
Brilliant Gold
Solar Gold
Aztec Gold
Pink Gold
Supper Copper

I139. Pearl Ex Color Chart on Black Paper

I139. Pearl Ex Color Chart on White Paper

To make a Pearl Ex ink for calligraphy:
Basic Recipe
Mix 4 parts of pigment with one part gum Arabic (liquid or powder) in a container, add distilled water slowly as you stir until you get the consistency of ink you like.
Exact measurement Recipe
1 teaspoon Pearl Ex pigment
¼ teaspoon gum Arabic (liquid or powder)
1 teaspoon distilled water
Thinner consistency Pearl Ex ink will lie flatter on the paper when dry; a thicker consistency ink (try ½ teaspoon of water) will stand up a bit on the paper when dry, creating a raised effect. Recipe courtesy of Joi Hunt of Bien Fait Calligraphy.

See also I139-S for the Pearl Ex Calligraphy Set of nine 3-gram jars of color good for making ink and three 3-gram jars of powdered gum arabic.



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M118-S9. Zig Fudebiyori Metallic Brush Marker Set of 9
M118. Zig Fudebiyori Metallic Brush Marker Set of 9

The Fudebiyori Metallic Brush Marker is water-based, pigmented, photo-safe, acid-free, light-fast, odorless and xylene-free marker from ZIG/Kuretake. The brush tip is durable and flexible to allow for bold lines.

Colors: Black, Blue, Copper, Gold, Green, Light Green, Red, Silver, and Violet.




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I146. Tresser's Liquid Gum Ammoniac
I146. Tresser's Liquid Gum Ammoniac. 1oz.

This traditional size for flat gilding is in liquid form and ready to use. It retains its tack for several hours and does not need breath to activate it. The liquid is naturally brownish, but you can change the color with a bit of paint or ink. Made in the USA from imported solid gum ammoniac. 1oz. plastic jar.



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B4129. Traité de la Peinture: Extraits / da Vinci & Polello
B4129. Traité de la Peinture: Extraits (Treatise on Painting: Excerpts) by Leonardo de Vinci. Calligraphy by Massimo Polello. 2008. 80pp. 6.25"x12.75". Paper

Each spread presents a passage from Leonardo’s Treatise on Painting in both French and Italian, each with a calligraphic initial letter, along with a work by Massimo.



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I148. Dried Walnut Hulls
I148. Dried Walnut Husk.

Use these crushed walnut hulls to make your own real walnut ink or to create a dye to stain paper or fabric. Directions are included that do not require cooking, but instead use hot water and a 2- to 3-day soak.
Choose Size:
4 oz
8 oz
16 oz

Each ounce of Hulls will make approx 1.5-2 oz Ink, depending on the darkness desired. Instructions included.
(Do not add walnut hulls to your compost pile; they naturally contain a chemical that inhibits the growth of most plants.)




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