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I08. Higgins Eternal Ink
I08. Higgins Eternal Ink.

A non-waterproof, carbon black ink for dip pens. Our most popular ink for classes. Recommended for copperplate (add a few drops of gum arabic). Perhaps the best ink for calligraphy for a beginner; it will cause the beginner the fewest problems. This ink will bleed more readily than other inks. If bleeding is a problem try Sumi Inks. 2.5 oz.

Quantity discounts start at 6 & 12.

"For broad-pen writing, I add gouache to Higgins Eternal. Gouache gives Eternal some needed body. It doesn't necessarily have to be black gouache. Indigo or a dark red add an interesting hue to the result. In a quarter ounce of Eternal, I add about a 3/8 inch bead of gouache from a tube. Eternal doesn't give me the hairlines I want in pointed pen work, so for that I much prefer iron gall or walnut ink". - Bob Hurford




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I84. W&N Gum Arabic: 2.5oz
Winsor & Newton Gum Arabic.

Add this binder in gouache to make it more durable and easier to erase pencil guidelines. Add several drops to a bottle of Higgins Eternal for copperplate writing. 2.5oz (75ml) glass bottle.

I have worked with metallic gouaches for many years. I always add a little more gum Arabic if there are going to be lines to erase, then allow the writing to cure for several hours before erasing. A white vinyl eraser is the gentlest choice for erasing guideline. I avoid guidelines if possible via a light box.. - Don King



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DVD23. Off Hand Flourishing DVD
DVD23. Off-Hand Flourishing: Techniques for Ornamental
Penmanship by Michael Sull. DVD.106 minutes.

Michael covers basic tools and materials: pen points, oblique holders, papers. He continues with instruction on preparing and using colored and gold inks, including mixing a sepia ink from vermilion sumi & Higgins Eternal; using Dr.Martin’s Bleedproof White; and Schmincke metallic gouaches.

The "off-hand" instruction begins with the primary flourishing strokes, and then Michel presents the basic steps for cartouches, scrolls, border designs, quills, birds, title flourishing, accent flourishes, and creative patterns. The DVD finishes with a selection of over 50 different historical designs by a range of master penmen. It’s the closest thing to having Michael in the room teaching you!

All our DVDs are made to run on USA and Canada machines. If you live outside North America, you should check with the manual for your machine to see if it can play NTSC format DVD’s. If your DVD player can’t play our DVD’s, your computer may be able to.



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K105. Calligraphy Dip Pen Beginner's Set
Calligraphy Dip Pen Starter Kit.

This kit contains everything you need to begin your journey into calligraphy: nibs and holder, ink, an instructional book and practice paper that won't bleed. These products are highest quality and come highly recommended. The Broad Edge Sampler is a small set of different brands of Broadedge nibs to let you get a feel for each nib, ideal for beginners, the Higgins Ink is non waterproof and won't build up on your nibs if you rinse it off after every use, the cotton comp pad does not feather or bleed, and Calligraphy Alphabets for Beginners is an excellent manual.

Kit contents: Broad Edge Nib Sampler, Wood Holder Higgins Eternal Ink, 9x12 Cotton Comp Pad, Calligraphy Alphabet for Beginners.




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P01-8. JNB Copperplate / Engrossers Pad 8.5X11in
P01-8. JNB Graph Pad with Slant Lines for Copperplate. 24lb bond.
8.5" x 11". Approx 50 sheets.
Slant lines - 55 degree angle

Smooth paper for pointed pen. The paper takes the ink well and does not bleed or feather with most inks. (We tested with Higgins Eternal, Noodler’s, McCaffery's, and Richtone Colors.) The smooth surface helps avoid pen catches on upstrokes.

Approx. 50 sheets with a blue grid and slanted lines for copperplate, 8 squares/inch. Grid may show up with some copiers. This pad takes the place of copperplate guidelines.

This paper is available in Blank Pads (see items P20 and P25).
For an 11"x17" Copperplate Graph Pad, use code P01-11
For a regular 11"x17" graph pad for broad-edged penwork, use code P72 (Gilbert Graph Pad)



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I121. Higgins Sepia Calligraphy Ink
Higgins Sepia Calligraphy Ink

A warm reddish-brown colored ink. Non waterproof, dye-based, translucent. Dries quickly to a beautiful matte finish. Recommended for use with brushes, fountain pens and dip pens, on board or paper.

2.5 ounce bottle.




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I134. Higgins Non-Waterproof Drawing Ink
Higgins Non-Waterproof Inks - For use on paper, board and some film. Use with brushes and dip pens. Will not chip, peel, feather or smear. This ink is recommended by Louie Lemonie for use in Automatic Pens.
Fadeproof.
1oz Dropper Bottle.




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I17. Higgins Pen Cleaner
I17. Higgins Pen Cleaner

Helps clean dried ink from your lettering pens. 2.5 oz in a wide-mouth plastic jar.




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P01-11. JNB Copperplate / Engrossers Pad 11x17
P01-11. JNB Graph Pad with Slant Lines for Copperplate. 24lb bond.
11" x 17". Approx 50 sheets.
Slant lines - 55 degree angle

Smooth paper for pointed pen. The paper takes the ink well and does not bleed or feather with most inks. (We tested with Higgins Eternal, Noodler’s, McCaffery's, and Richtone Colors.) The smooth surface helps avoid pen catches on upstrokes.

Approx. 50 sheets with a blue grid and slanted lines for copperplate, 8 squares/inch. Grid may show up with some copiers. This pad takes the place of copperplate guidelines.

This paper is available in Blank Pads (see items P20 and P25).
For an 8.5" x 11" Copperplate Graph Pad, use code P01-8
For a regular 11"x17" graph pad for broad-edged penwork, use code P72 (Gilbert Graph Pad) or P21 JNB Graph Pad.



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K101-B. Copperplate Kit: Blackwell Holder
Deluxe Copperplate Kit with Blackwell Holder

All the items you need to learn Copperplate. Contains the instructional book Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy by Eleanor Winters and materials that go along with her book: Blackwell Plastic Oblique Holder, Gum Arabic Powder, 2 JNB "Mastering Copperplate" Practice Pad (8.5"x11", 50 sheets), Canson Pro Layout Pad (9x12, 50 sheets), 6 Nikko G nibs, 3 Hunt 56 nibs, 1 Zebra G nib, Higgins Eternal Ink.
The Blackwell Plastic Oblique Holder has the metal flange that allows you to easily use most any pointed nib and also adjusts the angle of the nib to the paper to reduce catching on upstrokes.

For beginners, Eleanor now recommends Nikko G Nibs, which were not available when she wrote the book. This kit inludes 6 Nikko G Nibs, in addition to the nibs above.




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