Pens & Supplies

Following are some of the various calligraphy pens and supplies you may want to explore as you get into calligraphy.

Pens

  • Felt Markers
  • Fountain Pens
  • Dip Pens
  • Copperplate/Spencerian Pens
  • Quill/Feather Pens
  • Reed Pens
  • Steel Brush Pens
  • Ruling Pens
  • Glass Pens
  • Automatic Pens
  • Metallic Markers
  • Suede Pens
  • Sponge Brushes (for poster letters)
  • Make Your Own Pens
    • Quills
    • Popsicle Sticks
    • Dentasticks
    • Other Found materials

Other Tools

  • Liquid Chalk Markers

Pen Cleaners

Nibs

Brushes

  • Chinese Brushes
  • Chisel or Flat-edge Brushes
  • Poster Brushes

Kits & Sets

  • Staedler
  • Mitchell
  • Faber

Studio Equipment

  • Table/Desk
  • Light Table or Light Box
  • Sloping Board
  • Chair
Inks

Papers

  • Arches
  • Ingres
  • Rives BFK
  • Frankfurt
  • Bugra
  • Pergamenata
  • Parchment
  • Papyrus
  • Glassine

Bookbinding Supplies

  • Bookboard
  • Glues
  • Etc

Other Resources

Misc Other

  • Erasers
  • Hand Sleeve
  • X-acto Knife
  • Gold Leaf
  • Gilding Glue