MATERIALS LIST SEMESTER 1  2023

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

These are the materials required for your first class -

PAINTINGDRAWING |  3DPRINTMAKINGCHILDRENART MATERIAL SUPPLIERS

 

PAINTING

Painting 1 & 2 (Svetlana Trefilova)
Acrylic paints (all colours that you have, plus black and white). If you do not already have paint – Chromacryl acrylic paint tubes or Reeves paints: Warm red, Cool red, Warm yellow, Cool yellow, Warm blue, Cool blue; Gloss acrylic medium; 300GSM paper (watercolour or mixed media, NOT canvas paper), 1 canvases, deep edges (small/medium sizes), 1 canvas boards; Visual diary; 2B pencil; A variety of flat brushes; A palette or white disposable plastic plates; Palette knife; Spray bottle; Hair dryer; Tissue or paper towel; Plastic container for water.

Watercolour for Beginners (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.

Advanced Watercolour (Svetlana Trefilova)
Watercolour paints (single tubes or a basic set, Windsor & Newton/Art Spectrum); White and dark blue or dark green acrylic paint; Black ink, pen and nib; Small box of oil crayons; 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; Tissue or paper; towel; Hair dryer; Spray bottle with a very fine mist.

Studio Painting (Sally Cox)
Your usual painting materials, recent completed painting, painting/s you are working on, visual diary.

Expressive Water-media (Mia Clark)
Tubes of watercolour (cotman or art spectrum)-not cheap Montmartre or Aldi:  indigo, ultramarine or cobalt blue, cerulean blue, alizarin and cadmium (or spectrum ) red, yellow ochre, lemon yellow, cadmium yellow, burnt sienna, black;  White gouache;  300gsm watercolour pad (not Montmartre or Aldi);  Brushes ...round ( fine and medium)-Montmartre sets are fine for brushes, … & flat  (fine, medium, large);  A colour wheel;  X2 3mm mdf boards and blue masking tape ....Bunning;  4b pencil and kneadable eraser;  Palette (wells big enough for your biggest brush);  X2 water containers;  Masking fluid;   pippette or eye dropper;   small atomiser spray bottle (cheap from hairdressing salons);  Pocket packet of tissues;  Salt.

Painting 1 (Deborah Cavallaro)
A4 Visual diary;  1 large canvas pad A2 size (10 sheets);  flat bristle hog hair brushes - No.s 12, 8, 6, 4, 2, 0;  Taklon brushes - ¾ , ½, ¼, 1/8 inch;  large area bristle brush - 2 inches wide;  Acrylic paints: - 500ml tub white, 250ml tubes of cool yellow, warm yellow, warm red, cool red, warm blue, cool blue, raw umber, black, paynes grey (No Mont Marte or Art Culture paints please);  1 container of impasto gel medium;  1 container of texture paste;  I bottle Atelier clear painting medium;  Atelier liquefying  medium;  flat palette with wells and disposable plastic plates; Gladwrap and paper towel;  spray bottle for water;  water container (e.g. large yogurt container);  rags;  small disposable plastic containers for mixing paint;  masking tape;  1 medium palette knife for mixing and painting.

Painting 2 (Deborah Cavallaro)
A4 Visual diary;  1 large canvas pad A2 size (10 sheets);  flat bristle hog hair brushes - No.s 12, 8, 6, 4, 2, 0;  Taklon brushes - ¾ , ½, ¼, 1/8 inch;  large goat hair brush or Hake brush - 2 inches wide;  Acrylic paints: - 500ml tub white, 250ml tubes of cool yellow, warm yellow, warm red, cool red, warm blue, cool blue, raw umber, black, paynes grey, Atelier small tube of Napthol Red light, Carbon black, Transparent Yellow and Winsor and Newton Mixing White, (No Mont Marte or Art Culture paints please);  1 container of impasto gel medium;  1 container of texture paste;  I bottle Atelier clear painting medium;  Clear Gel  medium;  flat palette with wells and disposable plastic plates; Gladwrap and paper towel;  spray bottle for water;  water container (e.g. large yogurt container);  rags;  small disposable plastic containers for mixing paint;  masking tape;  1 medium palette knife for mixing and painting.

Painting 3 (Sally Cox)
Chromacryl acrylic paint tubes: - Warm Red, Cool Red, Warm Yellow, Cool Yellow, Warm Blue, Cool Blue, Black, White, Palette (you can use white plastic plates as a palette); Large water container; Rags or Paper towels; Taklon brushes (flat or round); A3 Cartridge Paper pad; A4 Canvas Paper Pad; 2 canvas boards, middle size (A4); 2B, 4B and 6B Pencils; Sharpener; Eraser; Ruler; 1 stick of Compressed Charcoal

Creative Figure Painting (David Paulson)
Your usual painting materials.

Open Studio with Glen Skien (Glen Skien)
Your usual painting materials.

  

DRAWING

Illustration Techniques for Beginners (Mia Clark)
A3 sketchbook, graphite pencils [2B and 6B], permanent markers [fine and medium], faber castell kneadable eraser, normal eraser, sharpener, soft faber castell charcoal pencil. 

Crossing the Line from Drawing to Painting (Nicole Sylvestre)
Lots of paper A4 and A3 cartridge quality, a few A4, A3 sheets of heavier, watercolour quality. Soft pencils (2B, 4B or 6B), biros, markers, erasers, masking tape, drawing inks (black and 2 other colours) plain household candle.

Portraiture and the Human Figure (Mia Clark)
Beginners: A3 pad of cartridge paper; 2B and 6 B graphite pencils; Faber Castell kneadable eraser; paper blender; A4 display folder.  Continuing students: bring a project start on and medium of their choice.

Introductory Drawing (Mia Clark) 
2B, 4B, 6B pencils; a grey Faber Castel kneadable eraser; sharpener; ruler; small paper blender [torchon]; A4 display folder; A3 cartridge paper pad (make sure the paper doesn't feel shiny or too smooth, a bit of tooth is best); masking tape and/or bulldog clips; we will discuss additional materials during our first class.

Introductory Drawing (Glen Skien)
For the first lesson a basic list of materials will include: A2 Cartridge Drawing Paper /8 sheets (at least 110gsm. This will be the standard paper required for each class); Butchers paper or Newsprint/ 6 sheets; Graphite Pencils: HB, 2B, 4B, 6B; Staedtler Eraser (White Hard edge) Karat soft eraser; Charcoal: Box of Willow Charcoal sticks or Vine Charcoal (6sticks), 1 Compressed charcoal pencil, 1 Soft charcoal pencil,; Compressed charcoal sticks (at least 3 sticks); Two paper Stumps or blenders: (a thick and a thin size); Stanley knife, Bull dog clips, masking tape; 30cm Wooden ruler; Studio journal for notes/sketching.

Drawing towards Painting (Glen Skien)
A selection of dry drawing materials (ie charcoal, pencils, crayons, pastels), A3 cartridge paper, A3 acrylic painting paper, Acrylic paints: warm and cool red, yellow and blue, white paint, Impasto gel, selection of brushes. Palette with Wells, water container, paint cloth or paper towel. 

 

3D

Ceramics 1 (Peter Biddulph) OR Ceramics 2 (Peter Biddulph) OR Intermediate Ceramics (Peter Biddulph)
Notebook and pencil, wear closed-in shoes, avoid flowing and loose garments, and long hair is to be tied up.                                                                                                                                                      

Metal Sculpture (Allin Dwyer)
Visual diary & pen; pencil; wear closed-in shoes and old clothes; your imagination.

Introductory Silversmithing (Renata Fojtikova) OR Creative Wax Carving & Casting (Renata Fojtikova)
Ruler, pencil, thin permanent marker, scissors, glue stick, metal ruler, wear fully closed-in shoes and avoid flowing, loose garments; long hair must be tied up.

Kiln Fired Vitreous Enamelling (Catherine Large) OR Advanced Enamelling (Catherine Large)
Notebook, pencil, two round synthetic paint brushes (sizes 0 and 2/0), and a P2 or KN95 face mask for use when sifting enamels. Fully closed-in shoes must be worn and long hair must be tied up. Avoid flowing, loose clothing and bring an apron to protect your clothes. Bring a mug for tea or coffee. Limited supplies of copper, fine silver and vitreous enamels are provided. Students wishing to work with silver may need to purchase additional materials throughout the course.

Ceramics 1 (Dianne Peach) OR Ceramics 2 (Dianne Peach) OR Decorative Ceramics (Dianne Peach)
Notebook and pencil, wear non-slip closed-in shoes; please wear old clothes and/or apron and bring an old towel; avoid flowing, loose garments; long hair must be tied up.

 

PRINTMAKING

Studio Etching & Mixed Media (Gwenn Tasker) OR Intermediate Etching (Gwenn Tasker)
Your usual materials

Introductory Printmaking (David Nixon)
The following items are available from art supplies stores such as Oxlades and the Art Shed. Ring in advance to inquire what is available. Provide two or more dry point Mylar (plastic) plates (15cmx10cm or larger) for the first class of monoprinting, and for drypoint later in the semester. Provide a drypoint etching needle. Provide linoleum plates (15cm x 15cm or larger) and a set of Speedball linoleum cutting tools. Japanese veneer boards and Magnolia woodplates are optional. Provide printmaking paper (240GSM or heavier), such as Canson edition all-purpose printmaking paper, Fabriano Tiepolo, BFK Rives, Arches Vellum, Stonehenge or Hahnumuhle. Provide paper for chin-collé from about week 10. Also provide cutting blade and mat (optional); scissors; rags; rubber or disposable gloves; sketch book and basic drawing materials. Please wear closed in shoes, and clothes or apron to suit working with provided oil-based inks.

 

CHILDREN

Children’s Term 1 Art Class (Deborah Cavallaro &/or Berenice Anzellotti)
Water container (e.g.; large yoghurt container); art shirt or apron, please bring morning or afternoon snacks, a mug or water bottle for drinking water, and wear an apron; all other materials provided.

Art for High School Students Term 1 (Berenice Anzellotti)
Bring an art journal/sketch book & pen/pencil, wear old clothes, a mug or water bottle for drinking water and snacks if desired; all other materials provided.

 

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: (07) 38461330

Chapman & Bailey - Brisbane: 14 Byres Street Newstead Ph: (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: (07) 3221 4866 
~  546 Lutwyche Road, Lutwyche Ph: (07) 3858 2730
~  12 Douglas Street, Milton Ph: (07) 3858 2700
~  42 - 44 Compton Road, Woodridge Ph: (07) 3084 6222
~  2 / 142 Brisbane Road, Labrador (Gold Coast) Ph: (07) 5528 8388
~  Shop 11, Corner Nicklin Way & Kensington Drive, Minyama (Sunshine Coast) Ph: (07) 5444 0311

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

Arthouse Northside: 140 Braun Street, Deagon Ph: (07) 3869 2444

Pottery Supplies: 51 Castlemaine St, Milton Ph: (07) 3368 2877