McComsey Career Development Center
Visual Arts : Calligraphy

Processes, Techniques and Specific Knowledge Areas

__History of traditional techniques
__Gilding techniques
__Mechanics and properties of paints
__Pen and quill types
__Production of inks
__Calligraphic hands
__Layout and preparatory techniques

Materials, Equipment and Technology

__Paints/paint pigments/binders
__Inks/ink pigments
__Pens
__Seals
__Gilding materials
__Smooth and hot press papers
__Parchment
__Vellum
__Waxes and matrix materials