MY FAVORITE SUPPLIES
People often ask me what my favorite calligraphy and lettering tools are, so I created this page to help you get them for yourself with a few simple clicks! Many of these supplies I use in my calligraphy and brush lettering workshops, while some I use for my wedding, design, and original artwork...and just for fun!
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Pearlex Powdered Pigments- For adding extra sparkle to gold ink or for custom mixing other metallic inks
Dr. Ph Martin's Bleedproof White - Fave white **Dilute with water!
Winsor Newton Gouache - For all other color inks **Mix with water
Speedball Holder - For practice and quick jobs
Tachikawa T40 Holder - Cushion grip for lots of writing and fits smaller nibs
Manuscript Glossy Holders - For the pretty color choices
Nikko G - Great for beginners and still one of my personal faves
Hiro 41 - For metallics, whites and gouaches
Hunt 56 - For anything
Brause Steno aka "The Blue Pumpkin" - For manuscript lettering
Rhodia Blank Pads & Grid Pads - Super smooth for practice and laying our your larger pieces
Strathmore Bristol Paper - A type of paper available in various brands, it is thicker and preserves well for pieces you wish to frame and keep
Canson Drawing Pad - Recommended for lettering with Tombow brush pens
Apple iPad Pro 12.9 inch - I can't recommend the larger size enough! Mine is gold but once you put it in the case you can't see the gold.
iPad Pro Case - Make sure you get a case that fits your specific model and size of iPad. Love this rose gold one!
Apple Pencil Tips - Every so often you will need to replace them.
Apple Pencil Stand and Charging Dock - Currently on my wish list as this would be so handy.
Hewitt Avenue Pack of 8 Procreate Brushes - I can't recommend these brushes enough! They've been a game changer when it comes to digitizing my lettering.
Huion Light Pad - A must have for any calligrapher!
Slider Writer - For addressing opaque or lined envelopes and writing on opaque papers
Tombow Mono Sand Eraser & Mono Knock 3.8 Stick Eraser
Sharpie Fine Point Markers Set - For large signs on paper. And because who doesn't love a good Sharpie?