Supply Lists

See below for a list of classes that require supplies.

All other 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.

Quarterly Open Studio and Critique

Roe Murray

  • Students should bring whatever artwork they are currently pursuing, along with appropriate supplies.

Painting Barns

Cynthia Swanson

  • Students should bring the supplies for whatever paint medium they enjoying working with. Because of limited time, oil painters should bring a canvas no larger than 11” x 14”.

Ring Workshop: From Basics to Sublime with Marne Ryan

Marne Ryan

  • Instructor will bring metal for purchase. Students must use that silver first, then any personal sterling silver that is free of solder
  • Bring your favorite tools to class, plus:
  • round/flat nosed bending pliers
  • flat nosed Pliers
  • chain nosed pliers
  • half found pliers
  • Joyce Chen scissors, or wire snips
  • bench hammer
  • Nova charcoal block and hardwood charcoal block (Allcraft)
  • saw frame and 4/0 saw blades
  • ring mandrel
  • 4-ounce riveting hammer
  • smaller Delron hammer
  • #1or 2 Cut -l 20 cm needle files: barrette, Cross Cut, Triangular etc.
  • #1or 2 Cut 6” Large files – Barrette / safety, Cross Cut or 1/2 round
  • 6 or 12 ruler
  • small 3” plastic spray bottle for flux
  • selection of tweezers to use for soldering and soldering pick
  • thin gauge bonding wire to wrap the charcoal blocks
  • thin line Magic Markers

Adobe Lightroom Image Processing Demo

Danny Schweers

  • If students care to follow along in the demonstration, they should download the appropriate software on their computer, tablet, or smartphone in advance of the demo.

Adobe Photoshop Image Processing Demo

Danny Schweers

  • If students care to follow along in the demonstration, they should download the appropriate software on their computer, tablet, or smartphone in advance of the demo.

Painting in the Loper Tradition

Thomas Del Porte

  • Wooden painter’s palette
  • Oil painting medium
  • Small cup for oil
  • #6 flat brush or bright brush
  • Vine charcoal
  • Canvas, no smaller than 16” x 20”
  • Paper towls/rags
  • Paints:
    • Permalba White
    • Cadmium Yellow Light
    • Cadmium Red Light
    • Burnt Sienna
    • Ultramarine Blue
    • Alizarin Crimson
    • Viridian
    • Cerulean Blue


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


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)

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

Clayprinting: The Legacy of Mitch Lyons

Meredith Wakefield

  • A $35 supply fee on the first day of class
  • Newsprint pad, 18” x 24”
  • Joint tape/paper tape (no adhesive), small roll – available at hardware stores
  • Optional:
  • Empty 16 oz. yogurt containers
  • Paint brushes, 1” to 3”
  • Stencils, texturing tools
  • Apron, rag
  • First class only: staple gun