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Pointed Pen Specials

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Products from the October 2018 Pointed Pen E-Newsletter

P92-11. JNB "Mastering Copperplate" Practice Pad 11x17 inches
P92-11. JNB "Mastering Copperplate" Practice Pad 11"x17"

This companion guideline pad for Eleanor Winters' Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy book has approx. 50 sheets of smooth, non-bleeding, 24lb paper that is printed with light-blue guidelines and slant lines for Copperplate (3/8" x-height). The same paper (blank) is in our JNB Practice Paper Pads (P25, P20). This pad is also available in 8.5"x11" (P92-8).



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M61-S3. Sakura Gelly Roll White set of 3
M61-S3. Sakura Gelly Roll White set of 3

Newly reformulated, this gel pen from Sakura is now free flowing, long lasting and no longer has a chalkiness problem.
Includes 05 (fine), 08 (medium) and 10 (bold).




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M137. Pentel Sparkle Pop Gel Pen
M137. Pentel Sparkle Pop Gel Pen

This shimmering iridescent gel pen uses an innovative new reflective and sparkling ink with an ultra-glittery finish. The ink colors look different on white and black paper. 1.0mm metal tip is bold and shows off the 8 gorgeous dual-color metallic inks.

Choose color: Black-Red, Blue-Green, Gold-Gold, Green-Blue, Orange-Yellow, Pink-Pink, Silver-Silver, Violet-Blue.




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B4238. Calligraphy Styling / Halim
B4238. Calligraphy Styling by Veronica Halim. 2018. 160pp. 7.25"x10.25". Paper

This book starts with a presentation of nibs, holders, inks, and papers that is both beautiful and informative. Next are excellent exemplar alphabets for caps and lowercase (with stroke direction and hints) for two Copperplate scripts: classic and modern (aka Modern Calligraphy). Flourished caps are also provided for both styles. Then come several pages on connecting letters into words and tips on using flourished caps. There is good stuff here for intermediate scribes and for beginners as a second book.

But the main reason to buy the book is the projects, which are sophisticated and stylish, artful rather than crafty. They include various greeting cards and paper ornaments, monograms and stationeries, calligraphy styling with flowers, papers and packaging. Some are just pointed pen script, some require basic drawing/painting skills, and others just use splotches, strokes or washes. There is a special section on weddings and other gatherings, but most every project and technique has wedding potential.



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B4023. Calligraphy / Calzolari & Salice
B4023. Calligraphy: A Course in Cursive Script with Pencil, Pen, and Brush by Barbara Calzolari and Alessandro Salice. 2018. 256pp. 5.75"x7.75". Concealed-spiral hardcover

A new instructional book for lettering with pencil (monoline Roman majuscules), gel pen (monoline script), pointed pen (Copperplate), and brush (Barbara's brush script). Warm-up exercises, exemplar alphabets, letter-by-letter instruction, and writing exercises are included. The book starts with an illustrated history of calligraphy with many historical examples and ends with a gallery of 16 scribes with a bio, a photo, and an example or two of their work.




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B4287. Watercolor Lettering / Park
B4287. Watercolor Lettering: A Step-by-Step Workbook for Painting Embellished Scripts and Beautiful Art by Jess Park. 2018. 128pp. 7.5"x9.25". Paper.

This book combines instruction in using brush and watercolor for illustrative elements (mostly flowers, fruits, and other plant life) and for pointed brush scripts. Four quality alphabets are presented: a traditional Copperplate script and three versions of Modern Calligraphy, each more informal and bouncy than the previous. All use fine-tipped brushes. While the book is oriented to using an artist's brush and color, brush markers could be used instead.



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APRN42. Michael Ward Spencerian Capitals Apron
APRN42. Michael Ward Spencerian Capitals Apron

Michael Ward's flourished letters, a striking alphabet of interlocking Spencerian capitals, expertly printed in bright white, dance on the surface of the black fabric.

Three pockets on the front of the apron. Adjustable neck strap. It says Stain Release Technology on the label. 65% polyester 35% cotton. One size fits most. 25"W, 34.5"L.



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