The ultimate supplies list. Everything you need to start drawing (and painting) Islamic art at your finger tips. Trust me, I'm Sandy Kurt!
this is 'the' list
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Staedtler compass Mars 551
Staedtler compass Mars 552
Plastic ruler 30 cm
Plastic ruler 30 cm w/ metal edge
Mechanical pencils 0.3 mm
A3 tracing paper
A3 copy paper
Sakura ink pen set
Blue masking tape
perfect for beginners
compass - 6 inch:
compass - 3 inch:
Dorapasu 4 inch spring compass
Kurutoga Mechanical pencil 0.3mm
Tombow eraser pen
A3 Bristol paper
Techincal pens Rotring Rapidograph 0.1mm
tool for weaving:
Alvin lettering guide
drop bow compass
Hot tip: Search eBay for 'fallnullenzirkel' which is the German translation for dropbow compass. Also, Ebay.de often has more options than Ebay.com
Hot tip: Search eBay for “Zirkelkasten” or “Präzisionszirkel” which is the German translation for compass or compass set. Also, Ebay.de often has more options than Ebay.com.
Highest quality compasses 99% of the time are vintage and come in sets. Check eBay, Etsy, Pergelistan or Antikapergel websites. Search for brands like Rotring, HAFF, Kern, Richter, Staedtler, Riefler, Dietzgen, Keuffel & Esser, Ecobra.
Read the above-mentioned blog posts to get an idea of what to look for so that you can make your own research in case one of the products is out of stock or unavailable.
Buy what you need and put everything that you have learned here in practice.
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How it works
A3 watercolour paper
Winsor & Newton 12pcs set
Winsor & Newton 24pcs set
Synthetic brush set
Borciani e Bonazzi 20 Micro Art
Brush soap cleaner
perfect for beginners
A3 Fabriano watercolour paper
Daniel Smith professional
Winsor & Newton professional
Miniature Winsor & Newton brush
Handmade A.Gallo watercolours
Borciani e Bonazzi 605 Top Graphic*
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If you are not interested in the “drawing” phase or you are having a "just painting and chilling" day, I have created a coloring book.
You can both print it out and paint or copy and trace the pattern on watercolor paper and enjoy a relaxing painting session.