Brushes: Inexpensive 2” hardware brush and a 1” synthetic flat brush, no need for good brushes
Brayer, hard rubber one any size
Acrylic Paint: a handful of colors plus black and white. I use gesso for black and white, and my most used colors are Golden Quinacridone Nickel Azo Gold, Turquois (Phthalo), Quinacridone Crimson, in fluid acrylics in 1 oz bottles. Heavy Body acrylics in tubes are fine. Feel free to bring your favorites!
8 large substrates. Your choice: 140 lb. or 300 lb. watercolor paper and/or stretched canvas and/or cradled wood panels
(I will use w/c paper and Cheap Joe’s 3⁄4” unprimed cradled panels.)
...I will work on full and half sheets of w/c paper and 24x24 wood panels.
2 small 8x8 or 10x10 paper substrates these can be heavy paper, mat board, etc.
Soft lead pencil
Small travel-size spray bottle (from Target, Walmart, Dollar Store)
At least one water-soluble colored pencil, I like Intense Pencils by Derwent
Vine Charcoal: one stick
Small piece of sandpaper.
Textured patterned collage papers (I use pages of an old book, sewing patterns, tissue and rice papers.)
Xerox copies (not inkjet)-I use black and white images of metaphorical textures, seed pods, flowers, raindrops, cracked asphalt, trees, etc.
Stencils if you do not have any, no worries, I will share.
Adhesive: 16 oz (or larger) of regular gel medium or soft gel, either gloss or matte. This will be used for collage and texture
Palette: Anything to mix paint on...Joan's been using newspaper and then using it later for collage material.
Plastic bag for garbage
Water container for brushes
Hand Protection: latex gloves or barrier cream Apron or a smock
Journal/Notebook: for notes, ideas, drawing, etc.
The most important thing to bring is your sense of adventure!
Students are responsible for bringing their own art supplies. Joan will share stencils and High Flow paint with them.