Wise Words

06Feb14

Wise Words.

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2 Responses to “Wise Words”

  1. 1 Joy Stanley

    Laura, I have caligraphed wedding invitations for years. Some paper does not want to “take” the ink, particularly Crane but others too. Have any suggestions for pen change, etc.?

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    • I suggest trying gouache paint. I like Windsor Newton. For white I prefer Dr. Ph. Martin’s bleed proof white. Mix with a little gum arabic as a binder. For black, sumi ink (moon palace or best sumi ink) work great on Crane’s paper. John Neal Booksellers & Paper Ink Arts has a great selection of inks and paints for calligraphers. Hope that helps. Thx for posting.

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