Community Education

Materials and Supplies

Class: Watercolor Basics (Suggested supplies for class)

  • Reference images, photographs, sketches etc. if you wish to paint your own specific image
  • Watercolor pad (whatever size you wish to work with) or paper sheet (usually the sheets are 22"x30" and we can them cut to size-- 140 lb Cold Press, acid free)
  • 2 different watercolor paint brushes (sable, synthetic, or similar): 1/2 inch flat and 3mm (#4) pointed round
  • Ultramarine or Cobalt Blue, Cadmium Red, Cadmium Yellow, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, Paynes Gray 
  • plastic food tray/container with closable lid (palette and storage for paints to keep them wet).
  • plastic container for water
  • Clean cloth Rag or paper towels

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

 

Class: Calligraphy

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

Class: Acrylic Painting (Suggested supplies for class)

  • Reference images, photographs, sketches etc. if you wish to paint your own specific image
  • One pre-primed canvas or pre-primed canvas panel - 16" x 20" suggested
  • Three brushes (whatever you feel comfortable with--White Taklon or other synthetic artist brushes work well):  #2 and #6 round and 1/2 inch flat
  • Pencils for sketching
  • Large tube acrylic (4+ ounces): Titanium white, 
  • Reg. size tubes of acrylic (2 ounce): Paynes Gray, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber (I suggest these for underpainting--we can discuss other colors based on what you are painting)
  • Clean plastic container for water
  • Clean cloth Rag or paper towels

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

Class: Oil Painting (Suggested supplies for class)

  • Reference images, photographs, sketches etc. if you wish to paint your own specific image
  • One pre-primed canvas or pre-primed canvas panel - 16" x 20" suggested
  • Three bristle oil brushes:  #2 & 6 round and 1/2" flat
  • Pencils for sketching
  • Large tube (4+ ounces): Titanium white, 
  • Reg. size tubes (2 ounce): Paynes Gray, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber (I suggest these for underpainting--we can discuss other colors based on what you are painting)
  • Small can odorless mineral spirits (such as Turpentoid) and a glass jar with a lid to clean your brushes
  • Clean cloth Rag or paper towels

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