Resources

The Society for Calligraphy & Handwriting (SCH) offers these resources for members and non-members interested in calligraphy.

A Basic Tool Kit Includes:

  • selection of pen nibs
  • pen holders
  • watercolor brush
  • water brush (brush holder fills with water)
  • ink (black and walnut)
  • pen wipe
  • toothbrush (for cleaning nibs)
  • lettering guide
  • slant board
  • gouache paints (black, red, yellow and blue)
  • mixing brush
  • palette
  • pipette
  • papers for intended project (including tracing paper)
  • pencils and a pencil sharpener
  • erasers (white plastic, kneaded, and black)
  • felt-tip pens
  • rulers (metal, corked backed and a c-thru or small Omnigrid)
  • x-acto knife
  • cutting mat
  • scissors
  • removeable tape
  • blue painter’s tape
  • bone folder
  • triangle or square
  • glue or glue stick
  • double stick tape
  • water container
  • paper towels or rags
  • paper clips
  • loupe or magnifying glass
  • small pliers
  • notebook
  • camera
  • portable container for the art supplies

A Suggested Traveling Calligraphy Toolkit Includes:

  • collapsible water container
  • selection of nibs, holder
  • pencil and eraser (white, plastic, kneaded)
  • pencil sharpener
  • ink or gouache (3 primary colors, black and white in specimen jars)
  • mixing brush
  • palette
  • pipette
  • water brush (brush holder fills with water)
  • ruler (c-thru/metal)
  • X-acto knife
  • small cutting mat
  • bone-folder
  • emery paper/crocus
  • tracing paper
  • removable tape
  • small notebook
  • small pliers
  • scissors
  • glue stick
  • tooth brush (for cleaning nibs)
  • blue painters tape
  • pen wipe
  • sponge

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