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.

Adobe Lightroom Post-Processing

Students have the option to bring a laptop to the workshop in order to follow along. A trial version of Adobe Lightroom (with Photoshop) can be found at

Swivel Lockets

Andrea Zatarain

Materials kit available on first day, *$55 check or cash to Instructor.

*Cost is based on materials prices as of December 2016. If costs vary dramatically, you will be informed at least two weeks before the workshop. Students that sign up late may be asked to pay extra to cover express shipping from supplier.

Mastering Color

Eo Omwake

  • Paint (either acrylic or oil paint):
    • Black
    • Cadmium red
    • Cadmium yellow
    • Cadmium orange
    • Permanent green
    • Pthalo green
    • Phtalo blue
    • Ultramarine blue
    • Quinacrione violet
    • Yellow ochre
    • Raw sienna
    • Burnt sienna
    • Viridian
    • Burnt umber
    • A vibrant purple
  • Palette
  • Palette knife
  • Rags (natural cloth is best)
  • At least 4 canvases or panels, no smaller than 14 inches
  • Brushes: selection of large and small round bristle brushes and flat bristle brushes
  • Oil medium for oil paint or matte medium for acrylic paint

Painting Flowers in Watercolor

Cynthia Swanson

  • 12” x 16” block of ARCHES watercolor, cold press
  • Watercolor set of student’s choice
  • Watercolor brushes
  • Palette
  • Water basin
  • Paper towels
  • Pencil
  • Eraser

Painting the Seasons in Watercolor

Cynthia Swanson

  • 12” x 16” block of ARCHES watercolor, cold press
  • Watercolor set of student’s choice
  • Watercolor brushes
  • Palette
  • Water basin
  • Paper towels
  • Pencil
  • Eraser

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 Sketching

Amanda Kamen

  • Set of watercolors
  • Small brushes
  • Permanent ink pen
  • Small plastic container
  • Watercolor paper


Amanda Kamen

  • 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

Realist 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)