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a program designed for you, the evolving calligrapher,

with curated workshops to inspire and transform you into your fullest potential.

RESOURCES

welcome calligravolvers!

I will be updating this page with the list of materials and where you can find them each month!

I hope to include also some freebies and other resources that may help you in your creative journey as well! 

Disclaimer - Some of these products include affiliate links which means that I make a small commission if they are purchased through you.

upcoming workshops

the elusive art of flourishing

(April 2021)

Below are some of the suggested tools and pens from our instructors. Amazon is by far the most expensive so if you have a local art supply store, I would recommend going in to check these out =). 

brush pens

for brush calligraphy

Pentel Sign Brush Pen  is Isabel's favourite pens to use for brush calligraphy.

Found at:

Amazon

Tombow Fudenosuke  is Alissa's favourite pens to use for brush calligraphy.

Found at:

Amazon, Michaels

drafting tools

used to make temporary guidelines

Bistro Chalk Markers  is a favourite to use. Available in a range of colors and sizes. Good for mirrors, acrylic, and metal.

Found at:

Amazon, Deserres, Michaels

Stabilo Aquarellable pencils are available in a range of colors. Good for  wood, fabric, mirrors, acrylic, glass, and harder metals

Found at:

Amazon, Deserres, Opus Art Supplies, Raths Art Supplies

Transfer sheets are available in a range of colors and sizes. Good for transferring templates onto wood, fabric, mirrors, and glass

Found at:

Amazon, Deserres, Opus Art Supplies

Acrylic / Water-based  / Oil-based

paint pens

Posca is one of my all time favourite acrylic paint pens. Available in a range of colors and sizes. Good for wood, fabric, mirrors, acrylic, and leaves

Found at:

Amazon, Deserres, Michaels

Molotow is another go to acrylic paint pen  for a lot of calligraphers. Available in a range of colors and sizes. Good for wood, fabric, mirrors, acrylic, and leaves

Found at:

Amazon, Deserres, Opus Art Supplies

Sakura PenTouch is THE oil-based paint pen for calligraphers. Available in various sizes and in gold, silver, copper. Good for mirrors, acrylic, and leaves, marble tiles

Found at:

Amazon, Rath's Art Supplies

other just as good pens, inks, prepping supplies

MISC

Sakura Identi-Pen is my go to permanent marker. It has a dual tip which is really handy. Available in a range of colors. Good for fabric, ceramic, metal, glass

Found at:

Amazon, Deserres, Rath's Art Supplies

Uni Gel Signo ball pens have amazing shine. Available in a range of colors. Good for fabric, leaves

Found at:

Amazon, Michaels

Dr. Ph Martin's Bleedproof White  is one of the most opaque white inks. Use with nib or brush. Good for leaves, stones, seaglass

Found at:

Amazon, Deserres, Rath's Art Supplies

Dr. Ph Martin's Iridescent Copperplate Gold is probably my favourite gold ink.   Available in a range of colors. Good for marble tiles, leaves, canvas, fabric

Found at:

Amazon, Rath's Art Supplies

Pebeo Setacolor fabric paint is very opaque. Use with brush. Available in a range of colors. Good for fabric like canvas/denim

Found at:

Amazon, Deserres

Angelus Leather Paint  is probably your best option for leather paint. Use with brush. Good for leather

Found at:

Amazon, Lonsdale Leather

Clear Gesso  is good to use for prepping porous surfaces like fabric and wood to help prevent ink from feathering or

seeping into surface

Found at:

Amazon, Deserres, Opus Art Supplies

Known as the Blue Pumpkin , these nibs are available via two manufacturers: Brause Steno and Leonardt #40. The latter is more affordable but doesn't last as long.

Found at:

Nikaido, Quills, John Neal (USA)

blank surfaces for you to write on - if there is enough interest I can curate a box of different surfaces too =)

blanks

Canvas banners  are super cute to letter on as they can be used to display as signage.

Found at:

Amazon, Etsy, or partner up with a vendor that offers fabric made products

Marble tiles are sold by sheet. Look for polished 3"-4" tiles for place cards/coasters.

Found at:

your local tile store

Agate slices are stunning to use for place settings. Look for polished ones as these tend to have minimal cracks.

Found at:

Amazon, Etsy, Gem Stores

freebies

I'm going to give you all the details on the only pens you need to write on ANY surface. These are the exact same pens I use for all my wedding projects and on-site events and the

only ones I reach for over and over again.

The best part? There is only 5 and they are all so affordable!

What are you waiting for?

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