Water Media Class Supply List

Students will need to bring the following to class: 

  • Basic Materials:
    • Paper support: Masonite, foam core, or gater board—1/2 or full watercolor paper size
    • Sponge
    • rags
    • paper towels
    • Sketch paper
    • pencils
    • erasers
    • palette with your favorite paints and familiar colors
    • Exacto knife or box cutter
    • Matte Medium
    • Black sharpie
    • Tracing paper
    • Scissors
    • Large water container
    • Black or white gesso
    • Optional: clear contact paper, frog tape, masking fluid, freezer paper

  • Paper:  I recommend Arches 140 or 300 lb. cold press. 2-3 full sheets of WC paper. Please do not bring student grade paper.
  • Brushes and Paints: Bring the watercolor/acrylic paints and brushes that you usually use. Include brushes to use with acrylic and matte medium.
  • Reference/Inspiration Materials: photos, drawings, poems, journals, etc.
  • Old (failed?) Paintings: Bring 2 or 3 paintings that have a similar palette for cutting and tearing for collage.
  • Other Cool Stuff (if you have them): Stamps, Watercolor pencils, Chalk, Inks, other mark making things, gelli plate

Please wear old, comfortable clothes.
Don’t worry if you don’t have all the supplies. We can share.