Supply Lists

See below for a list of classes that require supplies.

All Ceramics classes: Supplies are available for purchase in class.  Clay is $25 for a 25 pound bag.
All Jewelry Making classes: Supplies will be discussed on the first day of class.
Photography classes:SLR digital camera is preferred, or a digital camera with a manual shooting mode. Simple point-and-shoot cameras without manual adjustments for ISO, shutter speed, and aperture are not recommended.
Youth Classes: All supplies provided.

Sketching Your Life

Rosemary Connelly

Art Supplies:

  • A Blank Watercolor Journal – 140 lb paper
    • Recommended:
      • Strathmore Visual Journal Watercolor 140 lb paper – 5.5” x 8”
      • Strathmore Windpower Watercolor paper  140 lb paper – 9″ x 6″
      • Or any blank journal approximately these sizes with 140 lb paper watercolor paper, not sketchbook weight.
      • The next price up, but great quality is Moleskin Watercolor Sketchbook 5” x 8.25”
  • PITT artist pen (brown or black) by Faber Castell (size S)
  • Winsor Newton Cotman Pocket Plus watercolor kit
  • Niji brand Waterbrush – (size Large)
  • Robert Simmons White Sable Watercolor Brush (size 10 or 12)

Plus:

  • A rag/paper towels
  • Water for refilling your waterbrush (a small watertight container, such as a pill bottle)
  • Drinking Water
  • A Hat
  • Sunscreen/insect repellent
  • Small items of special value to sketch

Photographing Your Artwork With an iPhone

Andrea Zatarain

  • iPhone: iPhone 5 or later for best results, different brands may not be able to use photo editing apps and camera functions used by Instructor
  • wear black clothing
  • 2 – 3 examples of artwork to choose from to photograph in class

Painting Roses

Cynthia Swanson

  • Any color medium is welcome: watercolors, acrylic, colored pencils, or oils (although, paint will not dry immediately)
  • Support and proper brushes to go with materials (specifics available upon request)

Adobe Lightroom Photo Management

Danny Schweers

  • computer with Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop already installed
  • digital photographs to work from

Adobe Lightroom Post-Processing

Danny Schweers

  • computer with Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop already installed
  • digital photographs to work from

Intro to Adobe Photoshop

Danny Schweers

  • computer with Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop already installed
  • digital photographs to work from

From Drawing to Painting

Roe Murray

Students who have taken the class and moved on to color can bring the materials they have been working with.

For Beginners:

  • Mi Tientes, Canson, pastel paper: 2 full sheets of a medium tone color, darker than white or beige (grey is a good choice)
  • charcoal pencil
  • large kneaded eraser
  • tortillion or paper blender
  • white conte crayon
  • two drawing pencils: 3B and 6B

Watercolor Techniques

Roe Murray

  • watercolor paints
  • watercolor paper (preferably Arches)
  • watercolor brushes
  • water container
  • blue painter’s tape
  • board to stretch paper on

Watercolors

Amanda Kamen

  • watercolor paper
  • watercolors set (A list of specific colors is available upon request)
  • watercolor brushes
  • small plastic containers for water
  • pencil, eraser, old sketchbook
  • liquid masking fluid

Items that might be used in the second class: old toothbrush, salts, 2 ft. of plastic wrap, white candle, palette knife, artist’s tape, paper towel, tissue, q-tips, color wheel

Representational Painting

Frank DePietro

  • 12”x16” disposable palette
  • Palette knife
  • 11”x14” and 16”x20 pre stretched canvas or canvas boards
  • Jar with lid for odorless mineral spirits
  • Odorless Mineral Spirits
  • Paper Towels
  • Brushes:
    • #1 filbert bristle brush
    • #2 Filbert bristle brush
    • #4 Filbert bristle brush
    • #6 filbert bristle brush
    • #8 filbert bristle brush
  • Paint:
    • 200ml Titanium white
    • 37ml Burnt Sienna
    • 37ml Burnt Umber
    • 37ml Cadmium Red Hue
    • 37ml Cadmium Yellow Pale hue
    • 37ml Cerulean Blue Hue
    • 37ml French Ultramarine Blue
    • 37ml Viridian Green Hue
    • 37ml Alizarin Crimson
  • Optional Supplies:
    • #1 round
    • #00 round
    • #2,4,6,8 bright
    • #2 fan brush white nylon or sable
    • Blending and Glazing Medium
    • Palette Cup
    • Sta-wet Palette Seal
    • White Nylon brushes for finer detail:

Drawing and Painting

Eo Omwake

Students who have taken the class can bring the materials they have been working with.

If students choose to paint, supplies will be discussed on the first day of class. For the first day of class (for both classes) bring:

  • Stick charcoal
  • 18 x 24 drawing pad
  • Erasers (both kneaded and rubber)
  • ½” thick charcoal
  • Compressed charcoal

Expressionistic Painting

Eo Omwake

Other supplies may be discussed on first day, but for the first class bring:

  • 18″ x 24″ canvas
  • Assortment of brushes, such as small, medium, and large flat bristle brushes and round bristle brushes.
  • Cloth rags
  • Paint cups (no glass)
  • Disposable palette and palette knife
  • Painting medium (depending on type of paint)
  • Paints (either acrylic or water based oils:
    • For a full set:
      • cadmium orange hue
      • cadium yellow hue
      • cadium red hue
      • ulramarine blue
      • black
      • white
      • burnt umber
      • permanent green
      • yellow ocre
      • raw sienna
      • thalo green or viridian green
      • purple / violet
    • Economic set: black, white and burnt umber

Continuing Watercolors

Cynthia Swanson

  • a watercolor set of student’s choice
  • brushes
  • water basin
  • 12” x 16” block of ARCHES watercolor, cold press
  • Viva paper towels

Drawing

Amanda Kamen

For Beginner Students:

  • 18 x 24 Drawing paper tablet
  • sketchbook
  • sketching set (includes soft vine charcoal, compressed charcoal, conte, graphite pencils, white plastic eraser, kneaded eraser, pencil sharpener)
  • chamois cloth or cotton rag
  • workable spray fixative (optional)