2023 SPRING WORKSHOPS MATERIALS LISTS
As there are no shops close by, please bring snacks or lunch. BYO cup for coffee and tea.
DRAWING & PAINTING
Advanced Pen and Wash (Lizzie Connor)
1 x small set of watercolour paints containing – Cadmium Red Light/or Napthol Red Light, Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Yellow Deep, Cadmium Yellow Lights, Ultramarine Blue, Pthalo Blue, Black. BRUSHES - 2 round synthetic bristle brushes size 3 and 6, and a watercolour mop, water container/rags, 1 x 4b or 6b graphite pencil, 3 fine black felt tip pens, one nib pen or a bamboo pen (available from Eckersleys for around $6.00), one bottle of Parker Quink Ink (from Officeworks for around $11.50, 1
Charcoal and Shellac (Lizzie Connor)
1 x small box of willow stick charcoal, 2 x sticks of compressed charcoal Or 2 X sticks of black dry soft pastel (not oil pastel), 1 x warm white artists soft dry pastel, a pencil eraser (for blending and shaping), 1 x A4 Visual diary for notes, sketches and testing of ideas, 4 x A3 sheets of heavyweight drawing paper, 1 x can of fixative or hairspray, and a soft brush (maybe an old make up brush ). Tutor will supply shellac.
Introduction to Charcoal Drawing (Glen Skien)
For the first lesson a basic list of materials will include : A2 Cartridge Drawing Paper (6 Sheets. 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) kneadable 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 and Mixed Media (Stephen Newton)
Participants may bring any drawing materials/equipment they already have.
Introduction to Printmaking (Glen Skien)
Visual diary or notebook essential for the first lesson.
Participants to purchase the following materials after the first lesson introduction.
Printmaking paper: 220/280gsm: 2 full sheets (no specified brand), 20 sheets A3 size cartridge paper for proofing. Individual resources that can be used as collage elements: photocopies of photographs, light weight papers, coloured rice papers or any ephemeral materials.
Experimenting with Drypoint (Kay Watanabe)
Several pairs of disposable gloves, 2 sheets of printmaking paper heavier than 200gsm (Fabriano, Rives BFK, Hahnemuhle etc. Make sure paper is for printmaking, not watercolour or cartridge paper. Printmaking paper is available at good art supply stores), black or dark coloured paper (A5 or larger, of any thickness and any quality), pencil, eraser, scissors, ruler, craft knife, black pens (fine and thick), a small soft paint brush, white gouache, or a white biro, or a white acrylic pen (such as POSCA pen), masking tape, black and white photocopy of drawings and/or photographs (size of the photocopy should be A6 or A5 – that is a quarter or a half of A4. No original sketches and photos please as we will manipulate them), enclosed shoes, apron or clothes that can be dirtied.x A3 size watercolour paper pad at least 300 gsm (also available from Officeworks. Canson and Reeves are the recommended brands 1 x A4 visual diary for sketches, ideas, and notes.
Beginners Etching (Gwenn Tasker)
Journal; pencil; eraser; Apron; Closed toe shoes; Box of well-fitting gloves; Nitryl gloves for handling acids and solvents; Fume mask, safe for chemicals and dust; A set of cheap nylon bristle paintbrushes of various sizes; Some old rough hard bristle paintbrushes of various sizes; Cheap etching needle (available from the Art Shed or Eckersley’s); Scraper and burnisher (there are tools which have one on each end); Sharpies of various thicknesses; wax crayons; chinagraph pencils; 3 or 4 small jam/vegemite size jars; Old sheets or cloths to use as rags to clean etching plates; Cheap etching paper for proofing (can be purchased from tutor at BIA. Etching papers will be discussed during the course); Tarlatan for plate wiping can be purchased at BIA for $3.50 a metre.
SILVERSMITHING & ENAMELLING
Introduction to Silversmithing (Renata Fojtikova) OR Introduction to Stone Setting (Renata Fojtikova) OR Creative Wax Carving & Casting (Renata Fojtikova) OR Alternative Casting Methods (Renata Fojtikova) OR Introduction to Stone Setting – Rings and Tube Setting (Renata Fojtikova)
Notebook, metal ruler, pencil, fine permanent marker, scissors, glue stick, metal ruler, tea towel, cup for tea/coffee, a pair of safety glasses, wear fully closed-in shoes and avoid flowing, loose garments, long hair must be tied up.
Introduction to Repousse and Chasing (Catherine Large) Notebook, metal ruler, pencil, fine permanent marker, scissors, glue stick, metal ruler, tea towel, cup for tea/coffee, a pair of safety glasses, wear fully closed-in shoes and avoid flowing, loose garments, long hair must be tied up. Tools and supplies of copper brass and aluminium are provided. Students wishing to work with silver may need to purchase additional materials throughout the course.
Contemporary Ceramics (Peter Biddulph) OR Introductory Ceramics (Peter Biddulph) OR Hand Building with Southern Ice 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.
Introduction to Small Sculpture (Gabe Parker)
Ideas, notepad, any special materials you wish to work in. PPE in the form of safety gloves, ear plugs and safety glasses will be supplied. Workshop uniform: long sleeve cotton shirt, long cotton pants or jeans, safety boots.
Introduction to Carving and Construction (Stephen Newton)
Ideas and notepad. PPE in the form of safety gloves, ear plugs and safety glasses will be supplied. Workshop uniform: long sleeve cotton shirt, long cotton pants or jeans, safety boots.
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.
Mixed Media for High School Students (Berenice Anzellotti)
Lunch & water bottle, plain paper art journal - any size, a few images that they may need to work with eg photos or printed images. We will provide all other materials.
Children’s Term 4 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 4 (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: 38461330;
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.
Arthouse Northside: 140 Braun Street, Deagon Ph: 3869 2444
Pottery Supplies: 51 Castlemaine St, Milton Ph: 3368 2877.