2021 AUTUMN SHORTCOURSE & WORKSHOP MATERIALS LISTS

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

 

DRAWING

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.

 

PAINTING

Pop Art Portraits (Geoff Harley)
A range of acrylic paints and brushes, retarding medium, varnish medium, PVA glue, canvas larger than A3 and paper at least the size of the canvas, masking tape, newspaper / magazines / coloured paper.

Charcoal Drawing (Lizzie Connor)
6 medium/large sticks of willowstick charcoal, 2 sticks of soft compressed charcoal or black soft pastel, pencil eraser, 2 sheets of Canson Mei-Tients pastel paper (a light colour), 2 sheets of heavyweight drawing paper, a small A4 sketch book for notes and sketches, fixative or hairspray, a soft brush (make up brush from Coles is good) a small jar or tube of IMPASTO MODELLING COMPOUND.

Working with Acrylic Textures (Lizzie Connor)
1 X 250 ML JAR OF IMPASTO MODELLING COMPOUND, 1 X 250ML JAR GEL MEDIUM, ACRYLIC PAINT (ESSENTIAL COLOURS) Alizarin crimson, Cadmium Red Light or Napthol Red Light, Cadmium Yellow Deep, Cadmium Yellow Light, Ultramarine Blue, Pthalo Blue, Black and white.    BRUSHES – selection should include (This is a suggested basic list if you wish to bring more you can.) Size 20 boar bristle (round or flat), Size 10 and Size 5 round synthetic fibre, Size 15 Flat synthetic fibre, pallette knives, masking tape, 4 SHEETS OF EITHER FLAT CANVAS A3 SIZE, OR HEAVY DUTY DRAWING PAPER A3 SIZE.  Small visual diary for note taking and experiments.

Simple Colour Theory (Lizzie Connor)
Brushes: small No. 6 synthetic bristle, No. 12 Flat synthetic Bristle, No. 20 Boar Bristle (If you have more brushes, bring them along); ACRYLIC PAINT (ESSENTIAL COLOURS) Alizarin Crimson; Cadmium Red Light; Cadmium Yellow Deep; Cadmium Yellow Light; Ultramarine Blue; Pthalo Blue; Black and white; Water container; Visual diary A4 these can be purchased at Office works for around $5.00; 4 A3 size sheets of canvas paper.

A New Colour Theory – Parts 1 & 2 (Abramo Papp)
Paints: experienced artists - bring whatever paints you currently have. Absolute beginners without any paints can use in-class acrylic paints before deciding which colours to buy. Do not waste money on buying cheaper acrylic paints just for these classes. 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. Oil and Acrylic artists need an A4 ‘Canson’ canvas paper pad for colour studies. Watercolour artists need an A4 watercolour pad for colour studies. These pads will also be useful as visual diaries in Parts 1 and 2 of the course. In Part 2 of the course, bring along the CYM colour wheel and charts, completed colour wheel and studies completed in Part 1.

Draw/Paint/Collage (Sally Cox)
Scissors, glue, Stanley knife if you already have one, at least 10 sheets of paper to draw and paint on eg cartridge or canvas paper, 3 sheets of heavier card for gluing collages onto, any other papers you already have - eg envelopes, waxed lunch paper, newspapers, magazines etc., drawing & painting materials including palette & plastic container for water.

 

PRINTMAKING

Indigo and Plant Dyes on Textiles (Nancy Brown)
Apron, Rubber gloves, box of disposable gloves, 6 rags, light weight natural fibre material of readymade to upcycle or print- linen, cotton, wool, hemp. Sketchbook drawing materials; Note: Some material to print on will be provided.

Water Based Media in Printmaking (Nancy Brown)
Rubber gloves or pack of disposable gloves; 4 sheets of printmaking paper 250gsm, or paper can be purchased from tutor, pencils, eraser and black pens (fine and thick), Sketchbook with some images for ideas and notes is useful, Rags, Scissors; Useful but not essential: cutting mat and blade; For safety, Please wear enclosed shoes, an apron or clothes suitable for painting.

 

3D

Speed Pottery (Dianne Peach)  OR  Wheelthrowing for Beginners (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.

Introductory Silversmithing: Designer Chains (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.

Introductory Silversmithing: Stone Setting - Rings (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 are welcomed to bring in any of your own gems if they are round and 3.0mm in diameter.

 

2021 WINTER WORKSHOP MATERIALS LISTS

 

DRAWING

Drawing: Gesture & the Human Figure (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.

Draw/Paint/Collage (Sally Cox)
Scissors, glue, Stanley knife if you already have one, at least 10 sheets of paper to draw and paint on eg cartridge or canvas paper, 3 sheets of heavier card for gluing collages onto, any other papers you already have - eg envelopes, waxed lunch paper, newspapers, magazines etc., drawing & painting materials including palette & plastic container for water.  Don’t forget your lunch & also a hat as we will be going outside on day one.

 

PAINTING

Introduction to Abstract Painting (Geoff Harley)
Bring a variety of acrylic colours and brushes; A3 or A2 size card or paper (10 sheets); 2 canvases larger than A3; varnish medium and retarding medium; masking tape.

Pop Art Portraits (Geoff Harley)
A range of acrylic paints and brushes, retarding medium, varnish medium, PVA glue, canvas larger than A3 and paper at least the size of the canvas, masking tape, newspaper / magazines / coloured paper.

Towards Abstraction (Sally Cox)
Materials list: Your usual painting materials, If you are a beginner the following would be a guide – Chromacryl or Atelier acrylic paint tubes: - Warm Red, Cool Red, Warm Yellow, Cool Yellow, Warm Blue, Cool Blue, White, Black. Palette (you can use white plastic plates as a palette); Large water container; Rags or Paper towels; Taklon brushes (flat and round); A3 Cartridge Paper pad; 4B Pencils, stick of chalk

Draw/Paint/Collage (Sally Cox)
Scissors, glue, Stanley knife if you already have one, at least 10 sheets of paper to draw and paint on eg cartridge or canvas paper, 3 sheets of heavier card for gluing collages onto, any other papers you already have - eg envelopes, waxed lunch paper, newspapers, magazines etc., drawing & painting materials including palette & plastic container for water.

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– 4B or 6B, a variety of of fine felt tip markers (recommended Sharpie 0.4mm tip, J. Burrows Permanent Marker 0.4 mm tip,Noteworks 1.0 mm tip, (all available from Officeworks), 1 x bottle Black Quink Ink,  A3 size water colour paper pad or  4 A3 size loose sheets of Watercolour paper (please get a good weight paper i.e. 280gsm or more), 1 small bottle of Masking Fluid.

Charcoal Drawing (Lizzie Connor)

6 med/large sticks of willowstick charcoal, 2 sticks of soft compressed charcoal or a black soft pastel, pencil eraser,1 white soft pastel, 2 sheets of canson pastel paper (a light colour), 2 sheets of heavyweight drawing paper, A3 sketch book for notes and sketching, Fixative or hairspray, a soft brush (make up brush from Coles is good), one small jar of Impasto Modelling Compound

Marine Art (Lizzie Connor)
ACRYLIC PAINT – essential colours – Alizarin crimson (cool red), Cadmium Red Light (warm red), Cadmium Yellow Deep (warm yellow) Cadmium Yellow Light (cool yellow), Ultramarine Blue (warm blue). Pthalo Blue (cool blue), Black and white.  BRUSHES - Size 20 round hog bristle, a 20 Flat synthetic fibre, and a 6 round or filbert) this would be the minimum.  If you have more brushes, bring them. Rags, Water container, graphite pencil 4B or 6B, small Visual diary/sketch book, 2 x stretch canvasses or loose canvas - nothing smaller than 40cm x 60cm.

Rocks and Water in Watercolour (Svetlana Trefilova)
Watercolour paints (single tubes or a basic set, Windsor & Newton/Art Spectrum). Recommended colours: cobalt blue, cerulean blue, ultramarine blue, lemon yellow, yellow ochre, burnt 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

A New Colour Theory – Parts 1 & 2 (Abramo Papp)
Paints: experienced artists - bring whatever paints you currently have. Absolute beginners without any paints can use in-class acrylic paints before deciding which colours to buy. Do not waste money on buying cheaper acrylic paints just for these classes. 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. Oil and Acrylic artists need an A4 ‘Canson’ canvas paper pad for colour studies. Watercolour artists need an A4 watercolour pad for colour studies. These pads will also be useful as visual diaries in Parts 1 and 2 of the course. In Part 2 of the course, bring along the CYM colour wheel and charts, completed colour wheel and studies completed in Part 1.

Unleashing Your Inner Artist (Abramo Papp)
All materials are supplied, but it can get messy, so wear old clothes or wear a smock.

Oil Painting: A Quick Intro (Abramo Papp)
Bring whatever painting materials you have, both oils and acrylics. Raw beginners can use in-class paints and materials for the workshop.

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.

 

CHILDREN

Children’s Holiday Art Workshops (Deborah Cavallaro / Rod Turpin)
Please bring an art shirt or wear old clothes, a water bottle for drinking; lunch & snacks for the holiday workshops or morning/afternoon tea for the 9 week classes.

 

PRINTMAKING

Monoprinting (David Nixon)
To begin with, students should provide some Mylar (plastic) plates (in particular 15x10cm, but also 19x12, 20x14cm). Students can work towards using a heavier, more stable plate made from copper. Sheets of printmaking paper (240GSM or heavier) will be required eg. Canson edition all-purpose printmaking paper, Fabriano Tiepolo, BFK Rives, Arches Vellum, Stonehenge or Hahnumuhle. Also provide cutting blade and mat (optional); scissors; rags; rubber or disposable gloves; sketch book and basic drawing materials. Various tools can be applied to monoprinting, such as plastic cards, chopsticks and combs. Please wear closed in shoes, and clothes or apron to suit use with provided oil-based inks.

Fabric Design & Printing (Nancy Brown)
3m cotton, or natural fibre material in a plain or light colour, bring an apron to wear or wear old clothes. Please wear closed in shoes and tie hair back. Drawing materials- pencils, erasers, black felt tipped pens and a sketchbook, small paintbrushes, disposable or rubber gloves, glue stick, sticky tape, cutting mat, scalpel blade, cleaning cloths or rags. Images and ideas for inspiration, scissors.  

 

3D

Introductory Ceramics (Peter Biddulph) OR Hand Building with Porcelain Paper Clay (Peter Biddulph)
Notebook and pencil, wear non-slip closed-in shoes. Please wear old clothes and/or apron and bring an old towel.

Make your own Ceramic Glazes (Peter Biddulph)
ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE:
A fitted respirator with PARTICULATE filters. Mask (Unisafe - RP462SM) is available online for $32.22 and particulate filters (RP104) at $5.27 from b-protected.com.au/product/unisafe-respirator.html or Tel: 03 9792 1380.  Bunnings has similar products.

Wheelthrowing for Beginners (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.

Introductory Silversmithing (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.

Copper Enamel Earrings (Georgina Berkman)
Bring a notebook and pen or pencil and your own P2 or N95 mask. Bring a mug, lunch and snacks. Wear closed in shoes, tie up long hair and avoid loose flowing clothing. Enamelling materials are provided.

Folio Boxes (Glen Skien)
Participants are to bring a basic list of materials: A note pad and pen, 60cm.cutting mat, 30 or 60cm.steel ruler, roll of masking tape. All boards, cutting tools, glues, covering cloths and paper materials will be supplied.

 

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 Ph: 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 City Ph: 3221 4866 
~  546 Lutwyche Road, Lutwyche Ph: 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 Ph: 3252 8238.

Oxlades : 82 Merivale St, South Brisbane Ph: 3846 0611

Arthouse Northside: 140 Braun Street, Deagon Ph: 3869 2444

Pottery Supplies: 51 Castlemaine St, Milton Ph: 3368 2877.