2022 AUTUMN WORKSHOPS MATERIALS LISTS
As there are no shops close by, please bring snacks or lunch. BYO cup for coffee and tea.
Meaning Method Mashup (Maree Cunnington)
Materials List Week 1: Four images that mean something to you (can be any printed matter, not works of art, not your own work). Notebook, pen, mark-making materials (your choice), 300gsm paper (A4 or A3), scissors, knife, glue.
Getting Back to Drawing (Lizzie Connor)
Small box medium willowstick 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.
An Introduction of Proportion and Perspective (Geoff Harley)
A range of drawing pencils from 2H, HB, 2B, 4B. Sketchbook A3 or larger, eraser, ruler, set square if you have one, any painting materials
Painting for the Raw Beginner (Sally Cox)
Chromacryl 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 or round); A3 Cartridge Paper pad; A4 Canvas Paper Pad; 2 canvas boards, middle size (A4); 4B Pencils, stick of chalk.
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.
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 a major painting -A2 or larger, range of brushes, sponge, rags, pencils.
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.
Acrylic Seascape (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) . a 2 inch flat synethic bristle brush, ACRYLIC PAINT – NECESSARY COLOURS - Alizarin crimson, Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Yellow Deep, Cadmium Yellow Light, Ultramarine Blue, Pthalo Blue, Black and Titanium White (Matisse brand), water container. Visual diary A4 these can be purchased at Office works for around $5.00, 1 x CANVAS (at least 60cm x 80cm) Please not from the $2 shops.
Abstract Landscape in Watercolour & Ink (Svetlana Trefilova)
Watercolour paints – only artist quality (single tubes or a basic set, Windsor & Newton, Cotman, Art Spectrum) , Black, pen and nib, A few watercolour brushes of different sizes and shapes, 300 GSM good watercolour paper (Artist quality), 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.
Fantastic Still Life in Mixed Media (Svetlana Trefilova)
Colour permanent markers, A few sizes of black markers, Colour pencils, Colour crayons, Colour acrylic paints, A few brushes of different sizes and shapes, 300 GSM watercolour paper (a few A3 sheets), Cartridge paper, PVA glue/Gloss acrylic medium, Rubber Roller Brayer Printmaking (any size), One plastic sheet, A4, for printing, Scissors, Visual diary, Graphite pencil, 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.
Creative Portrait in mixed media (Svetlana Trefilova)
Watercolour and acrylic paints, Black ink. Other colour inks (optional), A few brushes of different sizes and shapes, 300 GSM watercolour paper (a few A3 sheets), PVA glue/Gloss acrylic medium, Rubber Roller Brayer Printmaking (any size), 1 plastic sheet, A4, for printing. (Gel plate-optional), Scissors, Visual diary, Graphite pencil, Black permanent pen/marker, Any colour of crayons/pastels/colour pencils, 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 cups (20-30 ml) to share ink.
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.
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 painted colour wheel and plant studies started 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.
Botanical Printing, Natural Dyes & Indigo (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.
T-Shirt printing (Nancy Brown)
10 x T-shirts (any size or shape; these can be new, second hand with or without previous printing on them; we will be experimenting with printing onto them to learn the process; any colour, a mix of dark and light would be useful); bring an apron to wear or wear old clothes, and please wear closed in shoes and tie hair back; rags or cleaning cloths; 2 plastic cooking spatulas; 4 plastic containers; disposable gloves or rubber gloves; black drawing materials – pencils and erasers, black felt tipped pens (1 mm or wider); a sketchbook with a few ideas, or other images for inspiration; small paintbrushes; glue stick; scissors; cutting mat; scalpel blade; ruler; compass; 1-2 empty tomato sauce containers. Optional, but highly recommended: 1 regular size screen (eg. approximately 50x60cm) and small squeegee (10 - 15cm)
Introduction to Monoprinting (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.
Introductory Silversmithing (Renata Fojtikova) OR Introduction to Silversmithing (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.
Intermediate Ceramics (Peter Biddulph)
Notebook and pencil, wear non-slip closed-in shoes. Please wear old clothes and/or apron and bring an old towel.
Firing DIY Kilns (Dianne Peach)
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;
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.