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Materials and Supplies


  • 11x17 or preferably 18x24 pad of paper
  • Pencils: one 2H and one 2B
  • Kneaded Eraser
  • 18" Ruler
  • Small, plastic T Square
  • Small, pencil sharpener

If you already have supplies, bring what you have.  More pencils are good or if you have different #'s as long as one is hard and one is soft.

Class: Beginning & Intermediate Water Colors

  • 9 x 12 watercolor pad or 11 x 15 paper (Strathmore or Canson, 140 lb, acid free)
  • 3 different watercolor paint brushes
  • Cloth Rag
  • Rubber Cement


  • A bold or medium tip calligraphy pen (instructor prefers Shaeffer).  You can buy a set or one pen, they come with ink cartridges.


  • Bring an apron or wear an old shirt.  Paint and dyes used will not come out of clothing.

Class: Oil Painting

  • One canvas or canvas panel 8x10 or 16x20
  • Two Brushes:  Hog Bristle, flat or filbert, both #4 (Robert Simmons "Signet" for example)
  • Regular size tube, 37-40ml of Ultramarine blue, Hansa yellow (PY3), Napthol red light, medium or Crimson oil paint
  • Large tube white, titanium or tianium/zinc mix.  Student grade is acceptable and less expensive.
  • Small can odorless mineral spirits and a jar with a lid to clean your brushes.

Optional additional supplies:

  • Canvas panel, approximate  9x12
  • Brushes:  Hog Bristle, flat or filbert, #2 and two #6
  • Inexpensive table top or larger easel 

If you do not have all the supplies, come anyway.  You can use some of the instructors equipment/items to help you learn what to buy.


  • Oil Fed Stained Glass Cutter
  • Paper and Pen to take notes