2022 SUMMER WORKSHOPS MATERIALS LISTS

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

 

 

DRAWING

Getting Back to Drawing (Lizzie Connor)
Small box medium willow stick charcoal, 1 stick compressed charcoal, 1 6b graphite pencil, 1 x pencil eraser (from the $2 shops), some (at least two) fine tip felt pens.   One small A5 sketch book/visual diary, 6 sheets A3 good quality drawing paper.

PAINTING

Abstract Painting (Geoff Harley)
Acrylic paints including several different blues, reds and yellows, Glaze medium for acrylic paints, A3 or larger paper of different qualities, A canvas or board for more major painting, A2 or larger, Flat palette, range of brushes, sponge, rags, pencils, Any other preferred materials eg inks, watercolour paint.
Beginners 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 - one good watercolour mop brush, and one size 10 synthetic bristle round.  Water container/rags, Graphite pencil – 4B or 6B, a couple of black fine felt tip markers or if you have more felt tips – bring them, 6 x A3 size sheets of water colour paper, 1 x A5 or A4 size sketchbook/visual diary
Advanced 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 - one good watercolour mop brush, and one size 10 synthetic bristle round.  Water container/rags, Graphite pencil – 4B or 6B, a couple of black fine felt tip markers or if you have more felt tips – bring them, 6 x A3 size sheets of water colour paper, 1 x A5 or A4 size sketchbook/visual diary
Abstract Flowers in Watercolour & Ink (Svetlana Trefilova) OR Roses in Watercolour & Ink (Svetlana Trefilova)
watercolour paints – only artist quality (single tubes or a basic set, Windsor & Newton, Cotman, Art Spectrum), black ink, pen and nib, other colour inks (optional), some ink will be provided, a few watercolour brushes of different sizes and shapes, 300 GSM good quality watercolour paper, some paper for exercises will be provided, 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 Animals and Birds in Watercolour & Mixed Media  (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 artist quality watercolour paper, a 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, a spray bottle with a very fine mist, small plastic caps (20-30 ml) to share ink.
Human Figure in Mixed Media with life model (Svetlana Trefilova)
Watercolour/acrylic paints, black ink and other colour inks (optional), a few brushes of different sizes and shapes, 300 GSM watercolour paper (a few A3 sheets), 10 sheets of cartridge paper (200 GSM) for life drawing, PVA glue/Gloss acrylic medium, scissors, visual diary, graphite pencil, stick of compressed charcoal, any colour of crayons/pastels, 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.
Explore the Different Painting Mediums (Mia Clark)
You will need 2 large sheets of acrylic paper (to cut down); 2 large sheets of smooth or medium watercolour paper (200 to 300 gsm) ; 1 tube of white acrylic, ruler, craft knife, scissors, 2B and 6B pencil, pastel pencil ( Conte a Paris no.54) kneadable eraser, paper blender, rubber; Sketchbook and A4 display book; A set of acrylic brushes (officeworks $15 in a clear plastic bag with a zip).
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.

PRINTMAKING

Indigo & Plant Dyes (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.
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 working with provided oil-based inks.
Window into Printmaking (Glen Skien)
Four sheets A4 size plastic dry-point etching plates; One A5 piece of lino (cutting tools supplied); Paper: 24 A4 size cartridge paper and 2 sheets of any good quality printmaking paper. (Stonehenge, BFK RIVES, Somerset). Students may wish to experiment by using fabric surfaces (calico, muslin are great); Masking tape, scissors, pocket stanley knife; Drawing Materials: HB, 2B pencils; A selection of A5 images printed from a laser printer (any subject...Officeworks use laser printers); A selection of interesting textured surfaces: lace, dry leaves, feathers; A selection of A4 or A5 images students wish to reproduce as prints. 

3D

Introductory Ceramics (Peter Biddulph) OR Hand Building with Porcalain Clay (Peter Biddulph)
Notebook and pencil, wear non-slip closed-in shoes. Please wear old clothes and/or apron and bring an old towel.
Wheelthrowing for Beginners (Dianne Peach) OR Slipcasting with Porcelain (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)  OR  Introductory Silversmithing: Running in Circles (Renata Fojtikova)  OR  Introductory Silversmithing: Alternative Casting Methods (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.
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.

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.

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.