2021 SPRING SHORTCOURSE & WORKSHOP MATERIALS LISTS

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

 

 

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.

Internal Dynamics of Painting and Drawing (Nameer Davis)
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. 

Introduction to 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.

 

PAINTING

Abstract Painting ~ 9 week short course (Geoff Harley)
Acrylic paints including several different blues, reds and yellows; Glaze medium for acrylic paints; A3 paper of different qualities; A canvas or board for more major painting, A2 or larger; Flat palette, water container, range of brushes, sponge, rags, pencils; Any other preferred materials eg. inks, watercolour paint; masking tape.

Abstract Painting ~2 day workshop (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.

Beyond First Steps in Watercolour (Lizzie Connor)
Small set of watercolour paints containing – Alizarin, 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, one flat 1 or 1-1/2inch synthetic bristle brush.  Water container/rag.   Graphite pencils – 4B or 6B.  A3 size water colour paper pad please make the paper at least 250 gsm, and a reasonably good quality paper, suggested either Arches or Fabriano, not from the $2 shop.

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 ; 1 bottle of black Quink Ink (in the pen section of Officeworks);  A nib pen or old fountain pen; Brushes  - one  good watercolour  mop brush or 1 inch flat synthetic bristle brush, and one small round brush; Water container/paper towels; Graphite pencil – 4B or 6B; 4 black fine felt tip markers with different size tips; 4 x A3 size sheets of water colour paper; 4 xA3 size sheets of canvas paper. (Pen and wash can be pretty amazing on canvas); 1 x A4 size sketchbook/visual diary.

Seascapes with Acrylic Paint (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 – if you are unsure of what brushes to get  - No. 6 Synthetic round, a 1-1/2 inch flat, No. 20 Hogs’ bristle, and/or a large synthetic or hogs’ bristle flat (3 inches) OR  Officeworks sells a $22 kit of synthetic bristle brushes that are great value, and have a great assortment of brushes that will be useful, Rags, Graphite pencil – 4B , 2 stretch canvasses at least  50 cm x 70cm or loose canvas off the roll of the same dimensions. Masking tape.

Cityscapes with Palette Knife (Lizzie Connor)
Pallette Knives – at least three different kinds – small, medium and large, Acrylic paint – essential colours – thicker paint rather than paint with a lot of “flow.” Alizarin crimson, Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Yellow Deep, Cadmium Yellow Light. Ultramarine Blue, Pthalo Blue, Black and white. Rags, Brushes: small No. 6 synthetic bristle, No. 12 Flat synthetic Bristle, Water container, Visual diary A4 these can be purchased at Office works for around $5.00, Stretch Canvas/Flat canvas sheets or Canvas paper 4 sheets A2 size

Painting Boats (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: small No. 6 synthetic bristle, No. 12 Flat synthetic Bristle, No. 20 Boar Bristle (If you have more brushes, bring them along), Rags, 1 x 4b graphite pencil, eraser, 2 x stretch canvasses at least 60cm x 40cm or similar size, or 2 x pieces of flat canvas of similar dimensions.  1 x A4 visual diary for sketching and notes.

Using Acrylic Glazing Medium and Masking Fluid (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: small No. 6 synthetic bristle, No. 12 Flat synthetic Bristle, No. 20 Boar Bristle (If you have more brushes, bring them along), Rags, 1 x 4b graphite pencil, eraser, 2 x stretch canvasses at least 60cm x 40cm or similar size, or 2 x pieces of flat canvas of similar dimensions.  1 x A4 visual diary for sketching and notes.  1 x jar of IMPASTO GEL MEDIUM.  1 x small bottle of masking fluid.

Introductory Painting (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.

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.

Oil Painting for All (Abramo Papp)
PAINTS: Bring whatever oil paints you own. Raw beginners with no oil paints can use in class materials for the first week when a colour list will be issued. MEDIUM: Refined linseed oil. SOLVENT: Art Spectrum odourless solvent, 500ml or I litre, for mixing with paints and cleaning brushes. BRUSHES: Bring whatever brushes you own. If buying brushes, the Monte Marte Gallery Series 6-brush set of Taklon brushes is economical. PALETTE KNIVES: a minimum of two metal (trowel shapes approx. 2-3cm long) NOT plastic palette knives. PALETTE (for mixing paint): A3 white tear-off disposable pads are best. PAINTING SURFACE: Canson Canvas paper (not Monte Marte) for class exercise and primed canvases or board for finished works. OTHER MATERIALS: Two small sealable glass or metal containers: one for medium and one for solvent. Larger sealable container for solvent for cleaning brushes. Rags and paper towels for cleaning brushes. A4 visual diary for making notes. OPTIONAL: A hand cream for protecting hands while handling paints and for ease of cleaning. Protective apron or old clothes.

Alcohol Ink on Experiments (Svetlana Trefilova)
YUPO paper 200-300 gsm; Different colour alcohol inks; Isopropyl Alcohol (98% only) 500 ml; Plastic shot glasses 30 ml; Plastic pipettes /eye droppers; A few plastic straws; Heat gun or Hair dryer with very slow blowing; A few watercolour brushes; White and black pens; Visual diary; Water container; Masking tape; A drawing board or any other hard board; Paper towels

Australian Native Flowers in Watercolour and Ink (Svetlana Trefilova)
Watercolour paints – only artist quality (single tubes or a basic set, Windsor & Newton, Cotman, Art Spectrum); Black ink, pen and nib; A few watercolour brushes of different sizes and shapes; 300 GSM good quality watercolour 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; Small plastic caps (20-30 ml) to share ink

Abstract Figure Painting in Acrylic (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; 300 gsm paper (any brand), one A1 size or four A3 papers; Gloss acrylic medium; 1 canvas, deep edges (medium sizes); Visual diary, 2B pencil; A variety of flat brushes; A palette or white disposable plastic plates; Spray bottle; Hair dryer; Tissue or paper towel; Plastic container for water

Painting for the Raw Beginner (Sally Cox)
Chromacryl acrylic paint tubes: - Warm Red, Cool Red, Warm Yellow, Cool Yellow, Warm Blue, Cool Blue, 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); 4B Pencils, stick of chalk

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 Term 4 Art Class (Deborah Cavallaro &/or Berenice Anzellotti)
Water container (e.g.; large yoghurt container); art shirt or apron, please bring morning tea, a mug for drinking water, and wear an apron; all other materials provided.

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.

Art for High School Students Term 4 (Berenice Anzellotti)
Bring an art journal/sketch book & pen/pencil, Wear old clothes, bring a mug for drinking water etc. and snacks if desired; all other materials provided.

 

PRINTMAKING

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.  

Introductory Printmaking (Nancy Brown)
Drawing materials (pencils, eraser); box of disposable gloves or rubber gloves;  clean cotton rags;  surgical scalpel with spare blades and cutting mat;  scissors;  towel;  4 sheets of 250 gsm printmaking paper (such as Fabriano Tiepolo, BFK Rives, Arches Vellum, Stonehenge or Hahnumuhle Fabriano Tiepolo, BFK Rives, Arches Vellum, Stonehenge or Hahnumuhle) - sheets will also be available for purchase from the tutor;  Please wear closed in shoes, tie hair back and wear clothes or apron to suit use with provided oil based inks.

Introduction to Lino Etching (FS Helfisch)
At least one piece of Silkcut lino (hard grey lino); protective gloves and covering for clothes; pencil, scissors, stanley knife; small paintbrushes; paper for printing – computer paper, and/or any thicker paper with a smooth surface.

Mixing Media & Integrated Artworks (FS Helfisch)
Please bring any combination of old works on paper or canvas, prints, drawings, found images, decorated paper, fabric or lace, any source materials available; Any mark making materials you want to use - paint, markers, paintpens, drawing ink, watercolours etc; paintbrushes; scissors; stanley knife; glue.

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.

Print to Book: The Artist Book (Glen Skien)
Due to the varied nature of materials participants will be instructed on the materials required in the first lesson of the course.
Note pad and pen.

Printmaking and Collage (Glen Skien)
As this course incorporates several different methods and requires individual applicants to respond using a mix of materials and objects it is advised that you wait until after the first introductory lesson before purchasing materials. In the first lesson your tutor will present a detailed discussion of the course and the required materials. Visual diary or note book essential for the first lesson.
Basic-Studio Materials: Printmaking paper: 4 or 5 full sheets (no specified brand); 15/20 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 that can be used as collage.

Beginners etching (Gwenn Tasker)
BRING EACH WEEK

Apron, box of nitryl gloves (the blue ones), closed toe shoes, mask, pencils, steel ruler (preferably 60 cm), eraser, craft knife or stanley knife, etching needle, burnisher, scraper etc if you have them, Journal, copper and aluminium plates. These can also be purchased from the tutor at lower cost than from art supply stores. A line image with simple tonal areas (no more than 2 tones, clearly defined edges) for copper. Some non-traditional mark making techniques will be demonstrated.  Artists to look at would be Fred Williams, John Olson, Madeleine Goodwolf - the image will be your choice. It can be tight and controlled or loose and gestural. A 3 - 4 toned image with defined areas for aluminium. Artists to refer to as examples would be George Baldessin and Goya – Follies and War prints, Tapies, Kentridge (eg. Drawing Has it’s Own Memory).

 

3D

Cloisonné Enamelling on Silver (Georgina Berkman)
Bring note paper and pen or pencil and your own P2 or N95 dust mask (i.e. the same as your Covid mask). BYO mug, lunch and snacks. Wear closed in shoes, tie up long hair and avoid loose flowing clothing. Workshop materials are provided.

Making Ceramic Jewellery (Georgina Berkman)
Bring note paper and pen or pencil. BYO mug, lunch and snacks and wear closed in shoes. Workshop materials are provided.

Introductory Silversmithing (Renata Fojtikova) OR Introductory Silversmithing: Running in Circles (Renata Fojtikova) OR 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 -Tube 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.

Folio Box and Multi-Section Box Design (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.

Intermediate Silversmithing: Round Setting Fabrication OR Intermediate Silversmithing: Fancy Setting Fabrication (Matt Dwyer)
Notebook, pencil, fine permanent marker, glue stick, scissors, ruler; wear fully closed-in shoes, avoid flowing & loose garments, & long hair to be tied up.

 

OTHER

Moreton Island Art Camp (Svetlana Trefilova)

Art Materials:  Bits of all your art mediums (watercolour, ink, acrylic, pastels, charcoals and etс.);  Lots of papers 200-300 GSM;  Brushes, plastic containers for water, scissors, a ruler and etс.;  PVA glue, paper for collage .

Other Items:  Your personal clothes and belongings;  Personal plate, bawl, cap, cutleries and water bottle;  Swimming togs and a towel;  Sleeping bag and a pillow;  Sun and mossy protections;  Torch.

 

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.