Supply Kit – Calligraphy and Painting on Vellum
Following is a list of supplies for the Calligraphy and Painting on Vellum workshop.
You can choose to purchase a packaged Supply Kit here (contents listed below) and it will be ready for you when you arrive to class. Or, you can obtain the supplies on your own. If you wish to customize the contents of this supply kit, please contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (781) 740-9000.
Book: “Calligraphy: A Course in Hand Lettering” by Maryanne Grebenstein
Set of Tape nibs (Mitchell Pen nibs and reservoirs are also okay) – if you are left-handed, please advise
2 pen holders
Drafting vellum pad (50 sheets, 8.5″ x 11″ or similar)
Vellum (actual prepared calfskin vellum at least 4″ x 6″ or larger)
White plastic eraser
Cost: $145 + $9.06 tax = $154.06
These supplies are also needed but are NOT included in the supply kit.Â Please get them from an art supply store:
Fine detail brush (such as Winsor & Newton Series 7, size 00 or 0 or similar)
Container for water (for cleaning brushes)
No. 2 pencil
.05 mechanical pencil
FYI, The Abbey Studio will also have some additional supplies on hand for student use during workshops, as needed: drafting tape, art paper, assortment of Designers Gouache paints, mixing brush, Armenian Bole, gold gouache paint, mixing dish, gesso, T-square, centering ruler, paper towels.