The Atelier Studio Program of Fine Art

Materials

Our supply store carries most of these materials (with exception of watercolor supplies and hand mirrors). We sell all of the supplies needed for basic and figure classes. It will be open one hour before the first session of each class as well as during classes. You will need a separate check to pay for materials.

ALL CLASSES

Kneaded eraser, plumb line (a weighted string about 24" long), masking tape, sandpaper board, 18" ruler, small hand mirror (optional).

Life Drawing I

Strathmore 2-ply drawing paper, 2H and 4H pencils, 20" x 15" drawing board (no clips), knife or razor blade.

Basic Drawing, Life Drawing II

Charcoal paper (Canson Ingres, or Strathmore), extra paper for padding, 24" x 30" drawing board (no clips), medium and hard vine charcoal, black mirror. Paint supplies will be discussed in class.

One-Day Figure Studies in Oil

Ultramarine Blue, Viridian, Yellow Ochre, Naples Yellow, Flake White, Cadmium Red (light), Light Red, Indian Red, Alizarin Crimson, Raw Umber and Ivory Black. Students working in Black and White need only bring Ivory Black, Raw Umber and Flake White.

Gestural Figure Study

For first class bring 18”x24” Rough Newsprint Pad, 2 Large Binder Clips. Additional materials to be purchased from The Atelier store: drawing board, pack of Medium Vine Charcoal, pack of Soft Vine Charcoal, kneaded eraser, plumbline, sanding board. Additional materials discussed first night of class.

Portrait & Interior

Charcoal paper (Canson Ingres, or Strathmore), extra paper for padding, 24" x 30" drawing board (no clips), medium and hard vine charcoal, black mirror. Paint supplies will be discussed in class.

Watercolor

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Pastel

Drawing board, tape, pastels (Rembrandt or whatever you have), charcoal, paper towels (Viva or Rags-in-a-Box), stiff bristle brush size 4 or 6, pastel paper (Canson neutral color and value, Wallis sandpaper white).

Illustration

Sketchbook no smaller than 8”x10”, kneaded eraser, white vinyl eraser, Derwent Ivory Black Drawing Pencil. Additional materials will be discussed on an individual basis.

Landscape

Easel: French easel or tubular tripod type.
Paints: Thio violet (Grumbacher) or Permanent alizarin, French ultramarine or ultramarine blue, Cerulean blue, cadmium yellow, cadmium orange, cadmium red deep, white (flake, titanium, mixed or Permalba). Unless otherwise stated Winsor & Newton and Rembrandt paints are good.
Brushes: Filberts & rounds in a bristle, 1 or 2 of each size (#2, #4 & #6).
Panels: Canvas panels or untempered masonite with 2-3 coats of gesso in sizes 8 x 10 and 9 x 12.
Miscellaneous: Palette cups, rags, paper towels, Liquin, viewfinder (2 L's), turpentine, palette knife, and a plastic bag for trash. Notepad for first class.
Optional: Bug spray, large brimmed hat or cap, sunscreen, umbrella to attach to easel box or freestanding with pole and stakes (for sun).

Landscape - Oil

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Landscape - Watercolor

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Landscape Workshop - Indoor Plein Air Painting with Brian Stewart

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Perspective for Artists

Book, to be discussed at first class; 12" or 18" T-square; plastic triangles (optional); rulers, clear plastic recommended, 12" and 18"; 2H & 2B pencils; kneaded eraser; protractor; compass (optional); 9x12" pad of sketching paper.