Although easy to use, pergamenata acts differently than paper because it's surface is smoother and less absorbent. So your inks, pencils and paints behave different. Here are the strategies you'll want to know to get your best results.
It’s here! My full-size pergamenata sheets arrived from John Neal Bookseller less than a week after I ordered them. With vellum costing $100 for a 12″x16″ page, I find machined pergamenata, a terrific alternative. It comes in heavy-weight, commonly used in the SCA, or a light-weight. I regularly used the light-weight until Calontir‘s Falcon Signet began providing heavy weight to […]
Are you puzzled about paper? Even in this digital age it supports writing today, as it did in the past. Besides it has myriad other uses I’ll avoid. I prefer to focus on the papers commonly used in the SCA. Paper selection for calligraphy is knotty. The best looking papers may be too slick and not have enough “tooth” to […]