Winter 2018 ~ Materials Lists

As there are no shops close by, please bring snacks or lunch.  BYO cup for coffee and tea.

 

 

DRAWING

Drawing with Charcoal & Ink (Svetlana Trefilova)

Willow/Vine charcoal sticks, Compressed charcoal sticks (soft, medium, hard), Charcoal pencils (soft, medium, hard), Kneaded eraser, Soft and hard pencil erasers, A couple of soft watercolour brushes, size 2-6, Visual diary and 2B pencil

Pen and Wash (Lizzie Connor)

Small set of watercolour paints containing – Alizarin crimson, Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Yellow Deep, Cadmium Yellow Light, Ultramarine Blue, Pthalo Blue, Black , Brushes  - 2 x  round  brushes  Size 3 and  6 synthetic bristle and a good watercolour mop. Water container/rags

Graphite pencil s– 4B or 6B, Black biros, and a couple of fine black felt tip markers, A3 size water colour paper pad OR A3 size canvas pad. (Pen and wash can be pretty amazing on canvas) we will be doing lots of sketches!

Watercolour Illustration Techniques (Mia Clark)

Masking tape; Smooth 3mm MDF boards x 2  [A3 or A2 size from Bunnings]; 2B pencil, sharpener, eraser and sketchpad; Black ink pens, waterproof [alcohol based] and fineliner [water based]; White ink, acrylic or gouache paint. [White gel ink pens are fun from Officeworks]; Coloured inks - a yellow, a red and a blue;  Watercolours [best bought in tubes] A student quality decent brand eg. Cotman. Art Spectrum is also good - Not Monte Marte, Maries or Aldi brands - Again, a yellow, red and blue + Of course, buy any other colour that delights your eye!; Also, a palette with wells for paint; A size 6 to 8 watercolour round brush [and any others you may have]; 2 pots for water; tissues or paper towel; A small atomiser spray bottle for water; Salt; I will provide watercolour paper, masking fluid and other texturing materials & there will be spare brushes, pots and palettes available.

An Introduction to Portraits Using Collage & Mixed Media (Geoffrey Harley)

Please bring A3 cartridge or watercolour paper, newspaper, pens/pencils and ink/water colour if preferred.

Introductory Drawing (Nameer Davis)  OR  Drawing from the Visible World (Nameer Davis)

Water based Ink; Watercolour brushes size 2 and 4; Willow and compressed charcoal; Graphite pencils hb,2b, 3b. 4b, 6b; Graphite stick 9b; Spray fixative (cheap hairspray will work fine) ; A3 cartridge paper sketch book; Putty rubber  and hard rubber; pencil sharpener; paper towel; Disposable latex gloves or barrier cream if skin is sensitive.

An Introduction to Traditional Brush Signwriting (Wayne Farquhar)

Please bring A3 cartridge sketchbook, pencils/pens etc, and a note book; all other materials supplied.

 

PAINTING

Australia Waves in Watercolour (Svetlana Trefilova)

Watercolour paints (single tubes or a basic set, Windsor & Newton/Art Spectrum), including cobalt blue, cerulean blue, ultramarine blue, lemon yellow, yellow ochre, burn sienna, raw sienna, rose madder; ; A few watercolour brushes of different sizes and shapes; Masking liquid, Visual diary; 2B pencil and eraser, Mixing palette and 2 water containers; Masking tape; A drawing board or any other hard board. Tissue or paper towel, Hair dryer, Spray bottle with a very fine mist

Abstract in Watercolour  & Ink (Svetlana Trefilova)

Watercolour paints (single tubes or a basic set, Windsor & Newton/Art Spectrum) , Black ink, pen and nib, Small box of oil crayons; Small box of pastels, A few watercolour brushes of different sizes and shapes, Masking liquid, Visual diary ,2B pencil and eraser; Mixing palette and water container, Masking tape, A drawing board or any other hard board., Tissue or paper towel, Hair dryer; Spray bottle with a very fine mist.

Watercolour for Everyone (Svetlana Trefilova)

Watercolour paints (single tubes or a basic set, Windsor & Newton/Art Spectrum); A few watercolour brushes of different sizes and shapes, A pad or single sheets of 300 gsm watercolour paper (not Mont Marte paper!); Masking liquid, Visual diary, 2B pencil and eraser, Mixing palette and water container, Masking tape, A drawing board or any other hard board; Paper towels, Hair dryer, Spray bottle with a very fine mist.

Flowers in Watercolour (Svetlana Trefilova)

Watercolour paints (single tubes or a basic set, Windsor & Newton/Art Spectrum) , A few watercolour brushes of different sizes and shapes; A pad or single sheets of 300 gsm watercolour paper (not Mont Marte paper!), A few watercolour pencils (optional), Masking liquid; Visual diary , 2B pencil and eraser, Mixing palette and water container, Masking tape, A drawing board or any other hard board,Paper towels; Hair dryer, Spray bottle with a very fine mist.

Watercolour Illustration Techniques (Mia Clark)

Masking tape; Smooth 3mm MDF boards x 2  [A3 or A2 size from Bunnings]; 2B pencil, sharpener, eraser and sketchpad; Black ink pens, waterproof [alcohol based] and fineliner [water based]; White ink, acrylic or gouache paint. [White gel ink pens are fun from Officeworks]; Coloured inks..a yellow, a red and a blue;  Watercolours [best bought in tubes] A student quality decent brand eg. Cotman. Art Spectrum is also good - Not Monte Marte, Maries or Aldi brands - Again, a yellow, red and blue + Of course, buy any other colour that delights your eye!; Also, a palette with wells for paint; A size 6 to 8 watercolour round brush [and any others you may have]; 2 pots for water; tissues or paper towel; A small atomiser spray bottle for water; Salt; I will provide watercolour paper, masking fluid and other texturing materials & there will be spare brushes, pots and palettes available.

An Introduction to Chinese Painting (Geoffrey Harley)

A large dining plate, preferably white;  a water container for brushes;  10 sheets of butchers or newsprint paper;  if you have your own Chinese brushes and ink, please bring them.

Pre-painting Planning Strategies (Sally Duhig)

Acrylic paint (no oils as we require fast drying and solvent-free paints); all your usual painting materials; drawing materials- e.g. pencil, eraser, willow charcoal (I will provide others); visual source material such with interesting shapes, tones and colours; A3 cartridge paper; painting surface of your choice (we will discuss this in the first class)- board, Canson acrylic paper, canvas + 2 large sheets of paper the same size as your painting surface.

An Introduction to Portraits Using Collage & Mixed Media (Geoffrey Harley)

Please bring A3 cartridge or watercolour paper, newspaper, pens/pencils and ink/water colour if preferred.

Painting & Drawing Lighthouses  (Lizzie Connor)

Acrylic paint – essential colours – Alizarin crimson, Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Yellow Deep, Cadmium Yellow Light, Ultramarine Blue, Pthalo Blue, Black and white. Brushes , Rags, Water container, Graphite pencil – 4B or  6B Visual diary/sketch book A3 size; 2 stretch canvasses at least 45cm x 60cm, or Canvas paper or canvas -   3 sheets A2 size.

Pen and Wash (Lizzie Connor)

Small set of watercolour paints containing – Alizarin crimson, Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Yellow Deep, Cadmium Yellow Light, Ultramarine Blue, Pthalo Blue, Black , Brushes  - 2 x  round  brushes  Size 3 and  6 synthetic bristle and a good watercolour mop. Water container/rags; Graphite pencil s– 4B or 6B, Black biros, and a couple of fine black felt tip markers, A3 size water colour paper pad OR A3 size canvas pad. (Pen and wash can be pretty amazing on canvas) we will be doing lots of sketches!

Cityscape with Palette Knife (Lizzie Connor)

Palette Knives – at least three different kinds – small, medium and large., An old credit card or plastic card (they make great palette knives.); Acrylic paint – essential colours – Alizarin crimson, Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Yellow Deep, Cadmium Yellow Light, Ultramarine Blue, Pthalo Blue, Black and white. Brushes, Rags, Water container, Graphite pencil – 4B or 6B, Visual diary/sketch book A2 size; 2 stretch canvasses at least 45cm x 60cm, or Canvas paper or canvas -   3 sheets A2 size; NOTE:  YOU WILL NEED THICK BODIED PAINT SUCH AS MATISSE STRUCTURE.  OTHERWISE IMPASTO GEL MEDIUM (NOT IMPASTO MODELLING COMPOUND) CAN BE ADDED TO THINNER PAINT TO GIVE IN MORE BODY FOR PALLETTE KNIFE WORK.

Acrylic Applications (Nameer Davis)

Acrylic / synthetic polymer paints 75 ml tubes: Rose Madder  (cool red), Vermillion (warm red), Ultramarine Blue (warm blue), Pthalo Blue ( cool blue), Process Yellow (cool yellow), Indian Yellow (warm yellow),Raw or Burnt Umber, Titanium White, Carbon Black; heavy bodied gel medium (Impasto gel); A3 pad of Canson acrylic painting paper; 2 watercolour brushes - sizes 0 & 4; 3 flat bristle brushes - assorted from 5mm, 10 mm, and  20 mm; plastic or metal palette knife, putty knife or similar small spoon or other  utensils for moving and mixing paint;  1 small sealable jar (100 ml) for storing mixed paint; Chux cloth or paper towel; plastic palette with 6 large deep recesses for mixing paint;  flat plastic or ceramic plate;  one litre water container; if you think you may have any skin allergies to acrylic paint please bring disposable latex gloves or rubber gloves.

Colour Mixing Made Easy (Abramo Papp) 

 ‘Moriarty Colour Wheel and Mixing Plotter’: available for purchase at the workshop ($30). Colour chip charts are also available for purchase, $20. One blank colour wheel is provided. Paints: experienced artists - bring whatever paints you currently have. Absolute beginners without any paints, use in-class acrylic paints before deciding which colours to buy. Do not waste money on buying cheaper acrylic paints just for this class. Brushes: flat taklon brushes are best for small studies and metal palette knives, trowel shaped 2-3 cm long, for mixing paint. Other materials include: flat white mixing palette (A3 tear-off palettes are best in class); container for water or solvent for rinsing brushes; paint rags; A4 visual diary for making notes and colour studies.

Colourful Compositions (Abramo Papp)

Materials as per Colour Mixing Made Easy, plus an A3 or A4 pad ‘Canson’ canvas paper for oils and acrylics or several sheets A3 or A4 watercolour paper for watercolours. Bring your completed colour wheel and plant studies from the previous class.

Unleashing Your Inner Artist (Abramo Papp)

All materials are supplied, but it can get messy, so wear old clothes or wear a smock.

 

CHILDREN

Mixed Media for Teenagers (Berenice Anzellotti) 

Bring an art journal/sketch book & pen/pencil, wear old clothes, bring a mug for drinking water etc., lunch & snacks if desired. All other materials provided.

Children’s Holiday Art Workshops (Deborah Cavallaro & Rodney Turpin)

Please bring: a plastic salad bowl; an art shirt; a water bottle for drinking; morning tea and lunch.

 

PRINTMAKING

Capturing Fabric and Plant Textures on Paper (Jennifer Hamilton)

Cartridge paper, thicker drawing or printing paper (any type, but smooth surface) pencil, stanley knife, scissors, covering for clothes, rubber gloves.

Introduction to Poly Plate Litho (Christopher Hagen)

A notebook, pencil/pen, and a utility knife. A range of waterproof pens and markers (Sharpies are the most reliable, but bring what you have to experiment with!); affordable soft brushes - not fine painting brushes; nitrile gloves (At least one pair of heavy-weight gloves, available from hardware stores. Disposable gloves useful but optional.);  Bone Folder;  Masking Tape;  Packing Tape;  Apron.  Recommended Papers: Rives BFK – Heavyweight, Magnani, Somerset, Fabriano, Asian Papers (Optional).

The Magic of Tie Dyeing (Paul Sesay)

Rubber or disposable gloves;  a reel of strong white thread; a fair size needle (#2);  5 metres of 100% white cotton fabric;  2 metres of brown paper;  a tape measure.

 

3D

Introductory Silversmithing (Renata Fojtikova)  OR  Introductory Silversmithing: Stone Set Ring (Renata Fojtikova)  OR  Silversmithing: Etching (Renata Fojtikova)

Notebook, pencil, fine permanent marker, glue stick, scissors, ruler; wear fully closed-in shoes, avoid flowing & loose garments, & long hair to be tied up.

Silversmithing: Using Everyday Objects & Materials (Renata Fojtikova)

Notebook, pencil, fine permanent marker, glue stick, scissors, ruler; wear fully closed-in shoes, avoid flowing & loose garments, & long hair to be tied up;  You can bring any small objects (not bigger than 4cm) or materials that you would like to make into a wearable art (pebbles, shells, charms, buttons, plastic toys, leather, fabrics, plastics etc.). We will supply silver for finished pieces and copper & brass for practice.

Enamelling on Copper & Silver (Georgina Berkman)

Bring a notebook and pencil, your lunch and a mug for tea or coffee. Wear old clothes (or an apron) and closed in shoes. Avoid flowing clothing, and long hair must be tied up. Enamels and limited quantities of both metals are supplied. Students are welcome to purchase additional 0.7mm

fine silver sheet from the tutor.

Slip Casting Fine Ceramics OR A Thorough Grounding in Wheel Throwing OR Hand Building with Slabs & Coils (Peter Biddulph)

Notebook and pencil, wear non-slip closed-in shoes. Please wear old clothes and/or apron and bring an old towel.

 

 

OTHER

Art Appreciation (Geoffrey Harley)

Please bring writing materials and/or a laptop computer.

An Introduction to Portraits Using Collage & Mixed Media (Geoffrey Harley)

Please bring A3 cartridge or watercolour paper, newspaper, pens/pencils and ink/water colour if preferred.

An Introduction to Traditional Brush Signwriting (Wayne Farquhar)

Please bring A3 cartridge sketchbook, pencils/pens etc, and a note book; all other materials suipplied.

 

 

 

Art materials are not available at Brisbane Institute of Art so please check with the following suppliers for your art materials requirements:

                                    

Art Shed Brisbane Discount Art Supplies: 274 Montague Rd, West End Ph: 38461330;

Chapman & Bailey Brisbane: 14 Byres Street Newstead P. (07) 3666 0028 E. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 10% discount;

Eckersley's Art Supplies: 10% BIA members discount (excludes freight and specials). Eckersley's own Creative Rewards program offers great benefits to their members, including $25 reward every 500 points, birthday gift, exclusive offers & more.
~  41 - 43 Adelaide St, Brisbane Ph 3221 4866 
~  546 Lutwyche Road, Lutwyche Ph 07 3858 2730
~  12 Douglas Street, Milton Ph 3858 2700
~  42 - 44 Compton Road, Woodridge Ph 3084 6222
~  2 / 142 Brisbane Road, Labrador (Gold Coast) Ph 5528 8388
~  shop 11, Corner Nicklin Way & Kensington Drive, Minyama (Sunshine Coast) Ph 5444 0311

Oxlades Paint and Art Centre Retail Art Supplies: 136 Wickham St, Fortitude Valley (07) 3252 8238.

Oxlades at QCA: Qld College of Arts, 226 Grey Street, South Brisbane  (07) 3846 0611

Arthouse Northside: 140 Braun Street, Deagon (3869 2444);

Pottery Supplies: 51 Castlemaine St, Milton 3368 2877.

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