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Spring/Summer 2018 Material Lists
Students must supply materials listed on confirmation and website. Class offerings found on our website www.sierracommunityed.org

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Creative Art Classes:


Watercolor/Acrylic Workshops: Gayle Rappaport-Weiland



Altered Book Basics
Scissors, glue sticks, small paint brush, pencil, eraser and waterproof black pen. 


Drawing for Beginners Workshops
Materials needed for the class (Michaels, Aaron Brothers, or Academy Art will have all the materials, or you can order them online):
– Strathmore 400 Series Drawing Pad (or similar), 12"x18"
– Derwent artists pencils (or similar), at least 3 pencils with 2H, HB, 4B hardness. As an example, the Derwent Academy Sketching Pencils tin has 12 pencils of varying hardness and is perfectly suited for all types of drawing.
– Kneaded rubber eraser
– Pink Pearl artists eraser (or similar)
– 12" ruler (any type)
– Feel free to bring in any other monochrome drawing material you'd like to use or experiment with, such as charcoal or conté crayons.


Glass Weaving and Glass Jewelry
Bring Lunch, super glue (non-gel), safety glasses and sharpie pen.


Fun Floral Design
Bring a flexible chopping/cutting mat, a florist’s knife or sharp paring knife, a vase approximately 7" tall & 3-4 inches in diameter and a roll of paper towels.


Mixed Media "Play" Day
A mixed media paper spiral pad, UHU gluesticks, scissors, small paint brush, and sharpie pen.


Painting Animals with Acyrlics
Materials 16x20 Canvas or bigger Paint Brushes (various sizes) Palette Acrylic paint (recommended) Titanium White Cadmium Yellow Cadmium Red Alizarin Crimson Phthalo Green Phthalo Blue Dioxazine purple Burnt Sienna Ivory Black Naples yellow Recommend - container for water - rag -sketchbook



All Gayle Rappaport's Material Lists

Watercolor Material List
Watercolor Material List: Remember don’t let the material list overwhelm you. These are all suggestions. email gayle@grappaport.com or call 805-295-6690 if you are concerned. Brushes: Sizes of brushes are suggestions # 2 bristle brush 1 inch square or flat aquarelle (beveled edge used in place of a palette knife). #4 rigor, script, or liner brush. (Long and Thin) Round Brush 6 or 8 .Palette knife (credit card, nail clipper, emery board, pocket knife will work) Pigments: QoR / Grumbacher/ Winsor Newton/ American Journey student grade is a good start. Required Primary colors: Red, Yellow, Blue and Sepia Medium paper: 140lb. or 300lb. Dearcher’s rough acid free watercolor paper (available to purchase at class) Palette: A melmac or Styrofoam plate is a good. Extra Items: 2 water containers, toothbrush, toilet paper, table salt, paint rag, masking tape, (masonite board or something non-absorbent to tape your paper on), kneaded eraser, HB pencil, small piece of sponge and hairdryer. 

Optional: permanent marker (fine tip) required for pen and ink class. 

Watercolor Gone Golden
Brushes: Sizes of brushes are suggestions # 2 bristle brush 1 inch square or flat aquarelle (beveled edge used in place of a palette knife). 2 inch inexpensive pastry brush, or 2 inch flat brush or hake ( to apply washes) #4 rigor, script, or liner brush. (Long and Thin) 

Round and small inexpensive miskit/maskoid fluid brush Palette knife (credit card , nail clipper, emery board, pocket knife will work) 

Pigments: QoR / Grumbacher/ Winsor Newton/ American Journey student grade is a good start. Required Primary colors: Red, Yellow, Blue and Sepia Medium paper: 140lb. or 300lb. Dearcher’s rough acid free watercolor paper (available to purchase at class) 

Palette: A melmac or Styrofoam plate is a good. 

Extra Items: 2 water containers, toothbrush, toilet paper, table salt, paint rag, (art masking fluid, miskit or maskoid), masking tape, (masonite board or something non-absorbent to tape your paper on), favorite photo’s to give you inspiration, kneaded eraser, HB pencil, small piece of sponge, rubber cement pick-up, small soap. 

Optional: permanent marker (fine tip) required for pen and ink class. hairdryer


Watercolor Painting: Floral Burst
Remember don’t let the material list overwhelm you. These are all suggestions get close.E-mail or call if you are concerned. 

Brushes: sizes of brushes are suggestions 
# 2 bristle brush
1 inch square or flat aquarelle (beveled edge used in place of a palette knife).
2 inch inexpensive pastry brush, or 2 inch flat brush or hake ( to apply washes)
#4 rigor, script, or liner brush. (Long and Thin)
# 10 round brush (optional)
Palette knife 

Pigments: QoR /Grumbacher/ Winsor Newton/ American Journey student grade is a good start.

Primary colors: Red, Yellow, Blue and Sepia will work for first class. 
You can add fun floral colors you love.

Papers: 
140lb. rough Dearcher’s acid free watercolor paper (available to purchase at class) paper can be purchased by the sheet so you can experiment.

Palette:

White with sections for painting and mixing (non-absorbent). A melmac or Styrofoam plate is a good start.
Extra Items: 

2 water containers, toothbrush, toilet paper, paint rag, masking tape, masonite board or something non-absorbent to tape your paper on), favorite photo’s to give you inspiration, kneaded eraser, HB pencil, small piece of sponge, Plastic wrap , blow-dryer.  


Watercolor Workshop: Landscape Experimentation

Remember don’t let the material list overwhelm you. These are all suggestions get close-mail or call if you are concerned. 

Brushes: sizes of brushes are suggestions 
# 2 bristle brush
1 inch square or flat aquarelle (beveled edge used in place of a palette knife).
2 inch inexpensive pastry brush, or 2 inch flat brush or hake ( to apply washes)
#4 rigor, script, or liner brush. (Long and Thin)
# 10 round brush (optional)
Palette knife 

Pigments: QoR Golden /Grumbacher/ Winsor Newton/ American Journey student grade is a good start.

Primary colors: Red, Yellow, Blue and Sepia will work for first class. 

Papers: 
140lb. Rough Dearcher’s acid free watercolor paper (available to purchase at class) paper can be purchased by the sheet so you can experiment.

Palette:
White with sections for painting and mixing (non-absorbent). A melmac or Styrofoam plate is a good start.

Extra Items: 
2 water containers, toothbrush, toilet paper, table salt, paint rag, masking tape, masonite board or something non-absorbent to tape your paper on, favorite photo’s to give you inspiration, kneaded eraser, HB pencil, small piece of sponge, pick –up, small soap , plastic wrap, blow-dryer, ph neutral glue.


Contemporary Expressive Acrylic Gone Golden
Brushes: sizes of brushes are suggestions/ note you may use your watercolor synthetic brushes. DO NOT use natural hair brushes. Wash brushes properly. 1” inch square #3 rigor, script, or liner brush. (Long and Thin) #8 or 10 round brush #2 bright bristle brush Palette knife (credit card, nail clipper, emery board, pocket knife will work) 

Pigments: Liquitex /Golden/etc. any professional grade Any quality acrylic is fine. Recommended Colors: (a set is fine) Primary colors and colors you love. For Abstracts and Hearts pick colors you love flowers remember to think floral. For seascapes remember to think ocean (blues, greens and whites. 

Canvas: 12 by 12 cotton artist stretched canvas suggested. Squares work better for abstract (Gallery wrap o.k.) Any size will work. 

Palette: Disposable paper palette or aluminum foil. 

Extra Items: 2 water containers, toothbrush, toilet paper, paint rag, pencil, and small piece of sponge. Many fun products will be shared. Email with Gayle with questions at gayle@grappaport.com


Acrylic Material List
Remember don’t let the material list overwhelm you. These are all suggestions- get close. E-mail or call if you are concerned.

Brushes: sizes of brushes are suggestions/ note you may use your watercolor synthetic brushes. DO NOT use natural hair brushes. Wash brushes properly.
1” inch square
#3 rigor, script, or liner brush. (Long and Thin)
#8 or 10 round brush
#2 bright bristle brush
Palette knife 

Pigments: Golden/Liquetex etc. any professional grade

Any quality acrylic is fine. Bring what you have. Colors you like.
I will supply samples of fun paints to try as extra’s 

Recommended Colors: Primary Colors: Red, Yellow, Blue or bring the colors you love.

Titanium White
Pick 1 and we will share among the class :Golden Acrylic Mica Flakes/choose your favorite color, Tar Gel ,Fiber paste, or any other ground you think you might want to try (Don’t stress if you can’t find)
Note: Colors don’t have to be exact. Make sure to pick a blue & red that creates a good purple. Bring your favorite colors if you already have them. A set also works.

Canvas:

1 canvas pad we will be doing sample work any size 
I will have several prepped boards for you also to experiment with and keep as samples 

Palette:

Styrofoam plate is a good start. Disposable paper palette or aluminum foil also work.
Extra Items:

2 water containers, toothbrush, toilet paper, paint rag, pencil, and small piece of sponge. Bring anything with texture you think would be fun to add to a painting (Dryer lint) I will supply gesso, glues, medium and more at class to add to your sampler…



Fluid Paintings on Aquabord (Gone Golden)
Remember don’t let the material list overwhelm you. These are all suggestions- get close. E-mail or call if you are concerned.

Brushes: sizes of brushes are suggestions/ note you may use your watercolor synthetic brushes. DO NOT use natural hair brushes. Wash brushes properly.
1” inch square
#3 rigor, script, or liner brush. (Long and Thin)
#8 or 10 round brush
#2 bright bristle brush
Palette knife (credit card, nail clipper, emery board, pocket knife will work)

Pigments: Golden High Flow Acrylic set 1 fl. Oz or pick your favorite colors singlely.

Recommended Colors: Primary Colors: Red, Yellow, Blue or bring the colors you love.
Golden Acrylic Mica Flakes/choose your favorite color or any Golden product you may want to try and share.
Note: Colors don’t have to be exact. Make sure to pick a blue & red that creates a good purple. Bring your favorite colors if you already have them.
Canvas: Ampersand Aquabord
Palette:
Styrofoam plate is a good start. Disposable paper palette or aluminum foil also work.

Extra Items:
2 water containers, toothbrush, toilet paper, paint rag, pencil, and small piece of sponge.
I will supply rice papers, molding paste, gel medium, gesso, glues, medium and more at class to complete your painting…
Masking tape 
Water containers, tissue, toothbrush, sponge, pencil to take notes.


Creative Arts - Truckee

Oil Painting Workshop--Truckee
Canvas, minimum 9"x12"
variety of bristle brushes for oils
variety of soft synthetics or sable brushes for oils
Oil paints: Titanium white, mars black, hooker's green, phthalo blue, cobalt blue, ultramarine blue, orange, quinacridone red and violet, sienna brown, burnt umber.
glass container for oil painting medium and turpenoid
turpenoid
oil painting medium or linseed oil
paper towels
sunscreen lotion or hand cleaner
palette
palette knives, at least two

Watercolor Workshops--Truckee
Good quality watercolor paper, Strathmore, Arches or Fabriano 140 lbs min. cold press, 2 loose sheets from Nevada Fine Arts or pad
Watercolor (see Amazon, Dick Blick for choices)
Brushes: variety of round #8, flat 1", and others
water container
paper towels
artist tape
foam core board 12"x 18" minimum

Drawing Workshops--Truckee
Bring a pencil, eraser and an 11’ x 14’ drawing pad and Pencil set 1B,2B,4B, HB to the first class. Plus additional materials fees.

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