Archie’s Copperplate Calligraphy pads contain 50 sheets of paper specially selected for calligraphy with flexible sharp-pointed dip pen nibs and fountain pens.
One side is printed with a delicate but well visible guidelines for practising Copperplate and Modern Calligraphy scripts. The printed guidelines neither dominate the page nor spoil the graphic composition of the work.
The paper has been tested for many inks, it suffered no feathering, blotting or bleeding through. The paper has a high degree of smoothness, which makes it non-scratchy and ideal with a pointed nib.
The Ecological paper (from renewable sources), certified by the FSC (Forest Stewardship Council), is acid and chlorine-free. The paper is certified for archive purposes and is suitable for storage for at least 200 years.
The size 1, 25 Landscape (no fixed ratio) the 55° slant is guided by the pink lines, the letter proportions ratio is not fixed. One can write with any chosen proportion such as 2:1:2, 1:1:1 or classical 3:2:3. The 1,25 mm thin blue lines with a broader line every 5 lines allow wide range of sizes from tiniest to large letters. Because of their flexibility the guidelines may be used to practice many calligraphy styles including modern calligraphy. Guidelines are printed in landscape orientation.
Guide size: 1.25mm, 55° Slope Lines.
120gsm, 50 sheets, A4 size – Landscape.