The class will use DERWENT products.
These pencils will be provided for use in class :
Derwent Watercolour, Inktense, Aquatone, Graphitint and Metallic pencils Inktense Blocks, Art Bars (watercolor crayons)
(class sets to share; one 6-color set for individual use and to keep)
DRAWING PAPER or ILLUSTRATION BOARD
Assorted papers will be provided, including Stonehenge Aqua Hot Press, but you may bring your favorite watercolor paper too
Your personal choices might include:
Watercolor paper in blocks or sheets (postcard sized blocks are a good choice)
Illustration board (cold press, hot press or watercolor board)
Smooth or vellum bristol
Watercolor canvas (pads, panels or stretched)
PENCIL SHARPENERS Some will be available in class.
Battery-powered electric sharpeners are very helpful, but a hand sharpener will also be needed.
CLEAR (SCOTCH) TAPE and/or ARTISTS’ TAPE
PAINT BRUSHES Some brushes will be available to use in class
(“Waterbrushes” that hold water in the handle are ideal)
Small (but not tiny) watercolor type brushes — one round and pointed, one flat
Cotton swabs are a useful substitute or addition
KNEADED ERASER Some erasers will be provided in class
GRAPHITE DRAWING PENCILS
H or HB (#2) lead or whatever you prefer
SMALL WATER CONTAINERS and other tools will be provided in class
Optional: WATERPROOF DRAWING PEN (Fine line markers like Pigma Micron, Faber-Castell Pitt, Staedtler Mars Pigment Liners, Prismacolor Illustration Markers, or drafting pens)
Also optional: X-ACTO or other CRAFT KNIFE, masking fluid
YOU MAY BRING YOUR OWN PHOTO REFERENCES FOR SUBJECT MATTER! There will be several to choose from if you don’t bring your own.
Silk scarves will be available (at nominal cost) for painting with Inktense pencils.