Tuesdays, 9:30 AM–12:30 PM
October 22–November 19 (5 weeks, 15 total hours of instruction)
La Jolla Studio
$215/235 (includes model)
MATERIALS: You do not need to buy everything on this list. Only buy materials that relate to the medium you plan to work with or bring your own basic supplies.
Pencil: Two mechanical pencils, a 2 mm mechanical holder with 4B leads and a 0.5 mechanical pencil with 2B leads; a kneaded eraser; blending stump; small sanding block; rag; 18” x 24” Strathmore series 300 drawing pad (or any brand you already have). Drawing support: foam core 3/16” thick drawing support (cut to 19” x 25”) with four bulldog clips to hold everything together.
*Attention: Artist & Craftsman Supplies (Hillcrest) will have two discounted kits hand-selected by the instructor. Buy both, combined, or either one separately if you already have the materials provided in the other kit.
Kit #1: drawing board, clips, drawing pad.
Kit #2: recommended pencils, eraser, stump, sanding block.
Charcoal: 4B charcoal pencil; softest vine charcoal; rags or Viva paper towels, kneaded eraser.
Pastels: soft vine charcoal; NuPastel, box of 96 pieces; Canson brand pastel paper, #429, 426, or 431; foam core drawing board cut one inch larger than your paper, with two clips to hold it.
Pan Pastels: Charcoal pencil 4B, soft white charcoal pencil, black pan pastel, white pan pastel, a minimum of two sponge applicators, kneaded eraser, smooth paper, and drawing board.
Beginning Watercolor or Gouache: one tube each of Ultramarine Blue and Burnt Sienna watercolor for the first session, more colors if you have them (additional colors will be discussed at first meeting); large covered Woods or Pike palette or your favorite travelling palette; a #12 pointed and a 1” flat brush; tissues or Kleenex; Arches or other good quality paper (no Strathmore student-grade watercolor paper).
Oils: up to 18” x 24” canvas board (prime with single light wash of Golden Acrylic Gray Value #6); Robert Simmons filbert brushes #2, 4, 8, 12; Gamsol odorless mineral spirits with container; Liquin; Viva paper towels; disposable paper, wood, or glass palette (plastic palette saver to store them); Ultramarine Blue, Burnt Sienna, and Permalba White paint for the first session, or if experienced, also bring a warm and cool of each primary color or whatever colors you normally use.
Acrylics: Same as oils, except no mineral spirits, just a container for water.