Versal Letters

One day workshop is an introduction to the 12th and 13th century decorative Versal capital letter and the modern variants.

  • Pencils - HB and if possible, 4B or 8B Derwent Water Soluble pencils (PL38)
  • Pencil sharpener or sharpening sand paper block (PL13, S979)
  • Borden & Riley Layout pad #37 (highly recommended) or similar, any size (P09-50)
  • Arches Text Wove, Arches MBM, Rives BFK, or similar; a sheet or two (PS01, PS104, PS107)
  • Small nibs - Brause or Tape: 1.5mm, 1mm, or Speedball C2 or C3 (N02, N01, N09)
  • Gouache and Watercolor, your choice of colors (WNG1, WNWC1)
  • Brushes for loading nibs (BR43)
  • Good pointed brush, size 2 or 4 (BR26)