Art Class Materials Lists

Beginning Acrylic 

  • Large multi-media pad (18X24) with multiple pages 
  • Pencil 
  • Acrylic paints 
  • Selection of brushes 

Oil Painting from Life

  • Easel and setup for outdoor painting 
  • Palette or palette paper 
  • Canvas, canvas board or panel 
  • Brushes and palette knife 
  • Gamsol or odorless thinner 
  • Paper towels or rags 
  • Oil paint: titanium white, cadmium yellow, cadmium red, ultramarine blue 
  • Optional colors: yellow ochre, alizarin crimson, purple, veridian, transparent red iron oxide 

Pastel Painting 

  • Reference photo to work from. 
  • One piece of foam core (drawing board) 
  • One set of NuPastels (a “hard” soft pastel version) 
  • One set of soft Rembrandt Pastels 
  • One 19” x 25” sheet of Canson Mi-Tientes gray paper 
  • Kneaded eraser 

Introduction to Watercolor 

  • Watercolor paints 
  • Watercolor paper pad (at least 16×20 inches in size) 
  • Range of watercolor brushes 
  • Pencil and eraser 

Note: the SHAC has a limited amount of supplies for students to borrow or purchase — please ask.