E22 (round). Tombow Mono Zero eraser
S1145. Masking tape, Qty 1 roll
S1091, S679, S1108, S120-30, S747, S1127, or S1094. Palette with shallow wells for mixing colors, though you may find your large Dinky Dips sufficient as an alternative; Qty 1
S504. Small cutting mat, Qty 1
S925. Artist bridge, Qty 1
Optional but highly recommended: 3-ring binder with page protectors, for standard 8 ½ x 11" handouts
S2012. Magnifiers of some type if needed (portable and hands-free), such as headlamp-type magnifier, reading glasses, or a desktop magnifier. In this class we will often be working with tiny details, so make sure you have a way to see them clearly. Qty 1
S1626. Pen rest, Qty 1
Rubber jar opener, a flat, flexible piece of rubber used for persuading stuck equipment to un-stick without damage, Qty 1
S1665 or S1662. Scissors, Qty 1 pair
PL21. Pencil, Qty 1
M17. Pigma Micron fine-point markers (black ink), size 01, OR similar *waterproof* markers, Qty 2
M21 or M133. Pigma Micron fine-point markers in RED and BLUE ink, size 02 and/or 01 recommended, or PN, OR similar *waterproof* markers, Qty 1 red AND 1 blue; any other colors are optional
PL58 or PL32. Watercolor pencils (a basic set of colors is fine); my favorites are the Derwent Inktense brand (PL32), which are a little different than standard watercolor pencils. Be sure you can keep them sharp.
S1038. Excel Burnishing Set, Qty 1
FP67. *PP only*: Parallel Pens in your favorite size(s) for calligraphy; include at least one that is 3.8 mm or larger (sizes smaller than 2.4 mm not recommended for this class); Qty 1 of each preferred size
N04-S10A or other brand of your choice.
*DP only*: Broad-edge dip pen nibs, your choice of brand, in an assortment of sizes, Qty 1 set
H104, H111, H112, H113, H122, H138, H63, H77, or H78, or other brand of your choice.
*DP only*: Straight penholder of your choice, Qty 1
*DP only*: A few pointed nibs of your choice IF you already know how to use them. (NOTE: Some of the stiffer nibs (such as Nikko G or Zebra Comic G) may also be useful for other exercises in this class even if you’re not using them for script lettering styles.) Qty 2. For example: -- N70. Brause EF66 -- N81. Hiro 40 -- N77. Hunt 101 -- N113. Nikko G -- N118. Zebra Comic G, and/or -- N120. Leonardt EF Principal
*DP only*: H133, H129, or H114. Oblique penholder of your choice if you customarily use one for script styles. Qty 1
PL13, PL34, S960, PL41, PL57, or PL42. Pencil sharpener; you might want a dedicated one for colored pencils/watercolor pencils.
M137, M137-S, M64, M138-S, M152-S. Gel pens of your choice, Qty 1+
PL28, PL29, or PL05. Colored pencils (regular, not watercolor pencils), a basic set of standard colors of your choice; if you get the watercolor pencils as required, you don’t really need these, but you might find them useful, perhaps for other colors, Qty 1 set (or equivalent in single pencils)
*DP only*: N27 or N214. Automatic pens or Pratik pens, about ¾ inch (20 mm) wide or wider, Qty 1
S781. Paper blender stumps
M137, M137-S, M64, M157, M61, M114, M138, M138-S, M152, M152-S, or M96. Gel pens of your choice of brand & color (suggest getting several colors).
M157, M61 or M138. Uni-ball Signo Gel Impact pen (a favorite) OR Sakura Gelly Roll pen OR Pentel Milky Pop Gel pen, in opaque WHITE ink, Qty 1
S1000. Coliro watercolor paint refill; Arabic Gold color (OK to get either as a refill or as part of a set), Qty 1 pan
S2013, S1644, S3041, WNWC1, WNWC2, WNWC3, WNWC4, S609, S1032 (12-A or 36-color set), S808, GW100, FP107, S994, S1049 or S1050. Watercolors (translucent, NON-metallic, either pan or tube); if you get tube colors you will also need a basic palette (as listed under “general supplies”); Qty 1 set of assorted basic colors (or equivalent assortment of individual colors)
WNGDP-S, WNG-HC1, WNGPDP-S, WNG1, WNG2, WNG3 or WNG4. Winsor Newton NON-metallic gouache (you can substitute another brand of gouache if you prefer)—you will need small amounts of gouache as follows: REQUIRED COLORS: (1) Zinc White, (2) Primary Red or Alizarin Crimson (or another strong blue-ish red), (3) Primary Blue or Ultramarine (or another strong medium blue), and (4) Primary Yellow. OPTIONAL BUT RECOMMENDED COLORS: (1) strong green (such as Viridian or Winsor Green), (2) strong purple (such as Brilliant Purple), (3) black (Lamp Black recommended), and (4) Permanent White; Qty 1 small tube (or somewhat less) of each color as mentioned.
*PP only*: FP69 or FP70. Parallel Pen ink, color(s) of your choice (you can substitute other types of suitable ink if you prefer), Qty 2+ cartridges
S1000. Coliro paints, any other colors you want, Qty 1+ pan
S999. Storage box for Coliro paints, if you’re buying them outside of a set, Qty 1+
Any additional metallic watercolors/inks/gouaches you like beyond what is listed above as being required
*DP only*: Any other inks you like to use. For example: -- S449. Walnut ink (highly recommended; crystal form suggested), Qty 1 oz.+ -- I04. Pelikan 4001 ink; Qty 1 container
BR26 or BR26-S4. Small round (pointed) watercolor brush, size 0 or a little smaller (a favorite size for what we will be doing is size 000, a.k.a. 3/0); you might find it helpful to have a range of sizes from 0 to 0000; Qty 1+
BR43. Small brushes for mixing and loading ink/paint; cheap rough-haired flat brushes about ¼" wide are ideal; Qty 4+ brushes
BR102. Wide flat brush (about 1” to 2” wide, inexpensive); foam brush is okay. Qty: 1
Additional inexpensive pointed and/or flat brushes, sizes of your choice; ONLY needed if you are using masking fluid; Qty 1+
P21, P22, P56 or P55. Grid paper, at least 8½ x 11" in size, Qty 1 pad
PS42, PS47, PA42, PA110, PS110, PA26, PS01, PS01-PKT, PS01-FS, or PA03. Watercolor paper for projects – white or off-white, smooth (but not slick) and non-bleeding, medium to heavy weight, such as Arches Hot Press (90# or 140#), Stonehenge, or Strathmore. For this class, Hot Press paper types are *generally* preferable to Cold Press or Rough Press, if available in different types.
A favorite paper for strictly drawing/painting projects (which we will do a lot of in this class) is Arches Text Wove. Recommended to have several different types/weights of watercolor paper available, as different techniques will work better with different papers (a sample pack may be helpful; see just below); Qty: at least two large sheets or at least 20 smaller sheets (8×10” or larger)
S1146. Patterned paper of your choice, at least 8×8”, such as paste paper, marbled paper, or paper with any other kind of pattern or variegated look you like (stronger patterns and more brightly colored paper are generally preferable); Qty 1+ sheet
PA101 or PS87-SA. Sample pack of watercolor papers for projects, Qty 1 sample pack
Any other paper you like for calligraphy/art projects, perhaps in colors other than white or off-white, or papers with rougher or more interesting textures (such as cold-press or rough-press versions of other watercolor papers); Qty 1+ sheet.
For example: -- PS61 or P121. Canson Mi-Teintes -- P84. Strathmore ArtAgain Assorted Color pad -- PS41 or PS48. Arches Cold Press -- PS05. Canson Ingres -- PS04 or PS108. Frankfurt -- PS112, PA112, or PA112-S. Stillman & Bern -- P58. Strathmore ArtAgain (black watercolor paper) -- P81. John Neal Deluxe Black Paper.
Any other practice paper you prefer, with guidelines added as appropriate; Qty, about 20 sheets
P09-50. Layout paper, 8-1/2 x 11 inches or larger, Qty 1 pad
Sponge, any kind; irregular, natural type recommended, Qty 1
Double-sided foam mounting squares or dots (preferably acid-free), approximately 0.125” (3 mm) thickness suggested, Qty: 20+ squares or dots
S198. Masking fluid (frisket) (Pebeo brand recommended); Qty 1 bottle and/or frisket pen/marker (see next item)
M144. Frisket pen/marker (a.k.a. masking fluid pen/marker); Qty 1
Optional but highly recommended: Frisket film; Qty several sheets, 8×10” or larger
Optional but highly recommended: BR61 or BR62. Color shaper tools, for use with masking fluid, any shape; Qty 1+
An old credit card, Qty 1
N33. Thomas Hoyer Haff ruling pen, Qty 1
Other favorite/inexpensive solid-surfaced mark-making tools (rubber stamps, folded pens, brushes, combs, rollers; whatever you already have or need an excuse to buy)
B2787. The Bible of Illuminated Letters, by Margaret Morgan (*REQUIRED*), Qty 1
Optional but highly recommended: B4090. Decorated Lettering, by Jan Pickett, Qty 1
B368. Ames Compendium of Practical and Ornamental Penmanship, by Daniel T. Ames, Qty 1 (Optional)
Optional but highly recommended: B145. The Zanerian Manual of Alphabets and Engrossing, Qty 1
B3780. Illuminating the Word: The Making of the Saint John’s Bible, by Christopher Calderhead, Qty 1 (Optional)
B2679, B2706, B2707, B2708, B2709, B2710, and B2711. The Saint John’s Bible, Qty 1 (of each volume, Optional)
Optional but highly recommended: The Illuminated Alphabet, with calligraphy by Timothy Noad and text by Patricia Seligman
Any books featuring the work of Marie Angel. (Optional)