Supply Lists

See below for a list of classes that require supplies.

All Ceramics classes: Students may provide their own tools or are available for purchase in class.  Clay must be purchased onsite and 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 or a digital camera with a manual shooting mode is preferred.
Youth Classes: All supplies provided.

Urban Sketching: What’s Your Story?

Luis E. Aparicio

  • Sketchbook: Heavyweight or mixed media paper
  • Brush marker: light gray (1): Pitt Artist Pen Big Brush Cold Grey 1, Prismacolor Premier Brush Tip marker Cool Grey 10%, Copic Sketch Marker Neutral Grey, or similar.
  • Permanent Ink pen (1): Pigma Micron, Prismacolor fineliner, Copic fineliner, fountain pen with waterproof ink, etc.
  • Brush or water brush: I prefer a #10 synthetic round brush.
  • Small water container.
  • Color (min. 1): watercolors, markers, colored pencils, crayons, etc.

Demystifying Soldering

Caryn L. Hetherston

  • Any Sterling silver sheet and wire that students have and projects involving soldering that student is struggling with

Watercolor Techniques

Roe Murray

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

Adobe Lightroom Photo Management

Danny Schweers

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

Adobe Lightroom Retouching

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

Drawing with Color

Amanda Kamen

  • prismacolor premier colored pencils
  • blender pencil
  • staedler white eraser
  • sharpener
  • pencil
  • paper suitable for media (i.e. Strathmore 400 Series Drawing, Vellum-coated Bristol, hot press watercolor paper, etc)

Sketchbook Studio

Lucy Pollack

  • sketchbook appropriate for mixed media
  • waterbrush,
  • watercolor set
  • non water soluble pen
  • micron pen
  • More materials discussed during class.


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)


Wendy Hatch

  • 11″x15″ Strathmore spiral pad of watercolor paper
  • Set of watercolor paints: The cheap end is a Crayola children’s snap tin or a nice quality set of Winsor – Newton small tube paints. Check to be sure your set includes a tube of Paynes Grey and find your price point between the two options. I demonstrate with the Crayola set and recommend rewarding yourself with better paints as you progress.
  • Brushes: set of 5 or 6 synthetic short or long handled brushes in the $10- $15 range; they should include a flat 3/4″ – 1″, flat 3/8″, and assorted sizes to fill out the package
  • Palette: white dinner sized hard plastic plate or white vacuum formed 10″x 13″ palette
  • Sponge: 1″x2″ corner of a household kitchen sponge, or small natural sponge
  • Extras
    • Water container
    • Sketch paper (anything), pencil, kneaded eraser
    • A few soft paper towels, or Kleenex, or soft rag
    • ( Optional ) Liquid mask and bar of hotel soap
    • ( Optional ) Hair dryer and extension cord

Oil 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:
    • Blending and Glazing Medium
    • Palette Cup
    • Sta-wet Palette Seal
    • White Nylon brushes for finer detail:
      • #1 round
      • #00 round
      • #2,4,6,8 bright
      • #2 fan brush white nylon or sable

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


Amanda Kamen

  • Set of paints (acrylics- Liquitex or Golden; or gouache- Winsor&Newton, Holbein, or Lukas)
  • variety of synthetic brushes
  • plastic container to hold water
  • sketchbook, pencil, white eraser, sharpener
  • small masters soap
  • cloth rags
  • for acrylics
    • small canvas board/paper (for first day of color mixing)
    • 4-6 surfaces (i.e. stretched canvas, panels)
    • disposable paper palette
    • optional: spray bottle, acrylic painting mediums
  • for gouache
    •  large white palette (plastic, ceramic, or metal)
    • heavy paper (i.e. watercolor paper, bristol)