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Books & Supplies for My Lessons
Books
Calligraphy For Dummies is the basic text for my calligraphy course. Calligraphy for Creative Kids (and adults too!) is excellent for additional instruction.
Calligraphy For Dummies  Calligraphy for Creative Kids (and adults too!)
Calligraphy For Dummies
by Jim Bennett
$12.99
My best-selling how-to book for beginners as well as intermediate calligraphers. Teaches many alphabets and projects.
Calligraphy for Creative Kids (and adults t...
by Jim Bennett
$11.95
My book for young people. My best-seller. Rated high among all of Amazon's books on calligraphy!

Pens
Each of my students should purchase a fountain pen set. The first one listed is the one I recommend most highly. If you also want to learn how to use a dip pen, then get the dip pen set that is listed last. There is also a left-handed pen set shown below.
Manuscript Deluxe Calligraphy Set Manuscript 3 Nib Beginners Calligraphy Set 3 nib
                  calligraphy set - left handed Staedtler Calligraphy Pen Set, 33 Pieces
Manuscript Deluxe Calligraphy Set

This is the pen set that I recommend.
Manuscript 3 Nib Beginners Calligraphy Set ...
$8.80
Left-handed set.
Staedtler Calligraphy Pen Set, 33 Pieces
$14.29
An alternate choice.
Speedball Oblique Pen Set Manuscript Calligraphy Round Hand Box Set
Speedball Oblique Pen Set
$9.69
Special pen for doing the copperplate style of calligraphy.
Manuscript Calligraphy Round Hand Box Set
$17.61
The dip pen I recommend.

Ink for fountain and dip pens.
Pelikan 4001 Bottled Ink for Fountain Pens,
                  Brilliant Black, 62.5ml, 1 Each (329144) Pelikan Drawing Ink, #518 Black Fount India, 1
                  Ounce Bottle (221143)
Pelikan 4001 Bottled Ink for Fountain Pens,...
$12.35
Ink for fountain pens
Pelikan Drawing Ink, #518 Black Fount India...
$8.30
Ink for dip pens.

Best buy for excellent student quality paper.
I recommend the Strathmore pad for my classes.
Strathmore STR-405-11 50 Sheet Tape Bound
                  Calligraphy Pad, 8.5 by 11"
Strathmore STR-405-11 50 Sheet Tape Bound C...
$8.37

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