Tag: Clairefontaine

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Stationery Shop Walks #1 – The West End – London

Oxford Circus to Covent Garden Introduction We have decided to take a different approach to reviewing stationery shops. London is a big city full of unusual independent shops, hidden history and the…
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The History Of Papermaking Part II

Click here to read Part I of the History of Papermaking Papermaking from the 18th to the 19th century Introduction In an earlier blog, we looked at the development of paper from…
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Q&A: How Do I Use A French Handwriting Exercise Book?

An Introductory Guide To How To Use Each Book And Progress Your Handwriting This is a guide to how to use the six-stages of French handwriting books from Clairefontaine. It will guide…
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Q&A: What Is Seyes Paper?

A simple explanation of how this seemingly complicated French paper ruling system is meant to work Summary It is a question that many, if not most people, will ask when confronted by…
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Q&A: Paper Rulings Explained

What are the main types of paper? You could spend all day covering every last detail of the different paper rulings that are available, but we have narrowed the choice down to…

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