Supplies: There are two supply lists shown here, one is for soft/dry pastel and the other is for oil pastel. Select the one type of pastel you wish to use in class. Professional artist quality pastels and paper are highly recommended for this class. School quality pastels are not recommended. Call or email me with any concerns or questions, 847/302-0371 or email@example.com
Supply list for Artist Quality Soft/dry pastels (The "chalky" kind) 1. Artist Quality Soft/Dry Pastels - Buy Sennelier or Unison - a box of 24-36 or more 2. Gamosol or other oderless mineral spirits - small bottle 3. Flat 2-3" Utility Brush 4. N0. 2 pencil 5. Foamcore drawing board or two or three approx.18" x 24" (must be bigger than your paper) 6. Sanded Paper assorted sizes and colors, UArt, approx 12 x 18" or 18 x 24" 7. Masking tape white or tan, approximately 1" wide 8. Blending or smudging tools i.e. Tortillions, 9. 1plastic party table cover 10. 1 portfolio to carry and store your work...bigger than your paper and foamcore drawing board 11. 1 carry-all to hold you supplies and a small tray approx 6" x 12" to use as palette in class. 12. Glassine paper to protect your art work should be your paper size or slightly bigger. Plan on two - four paintings for this session 13. 1 roll of Paper Towels 14. 2 -3 packages of Wet Ones for clean up and disinfecting 15. You will need to bring your cell phone digital camera to class.
Supply list for Artist Quality Oil Pastel (the"Oily"kind) 1. Artist Quality oil pastels - Mungyo Artist's Soft Oil Pastels set/48, Holbein Oil Pastel set 25 or more or Sennelier set of 48. If you are new to oil pastel, the least expensive Mungyo is appropriate, but double check that you do not get their school grade oil pastels. They are found at Jerrys Artarama online, set # is v04180. Holbein must also be ordered online. 2. 1 tube of Weber or Grumbacher Res-n-gel 3. 1 jumbo stick of Sennelier White 4. 1 Stick of Holbein darkest Indigo 5. 1 Stick of Holbein darkest Magenta 6. Assorted papers, Canson Mi-Tientes or Strathmore Printmaking paper, Arches Cover (a high quality printmaking paper.) 7. Some foamcore white boards to use as drawing boards, must be bigger than paper i.e. 18 x 24" 8. Sheets of Glassine to protect your art work to and from class. 9. Blenders, Tortillions (twisted paper) or Color shapers (rubber tipped blenders from England) 10. 1 roll of white or tan masking tape 11.1 Roll of Paper Towels 12. 2 or 3 pkgs of Wet Ones for cleaning up and disinfecting 13. 1 portfolio to tote your work back and forth to class 14. 1 Carry Bag to tote your pastels and other supplies to class. 15. 1 2b pencil 16. 1 straight edge razor blade 17. 1 Digital camera on your cell phone