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Abstracting with Acrylic: Emphasis on Composition Supply List

This kit of supplies is available for purchase here, and can be shipped for a fee, or picked up inside the Torpedo Factory Art Center at the school store. The kit includes the underlined items. Please indicate in the notes section of your order if you would like to schedule curbside pick-up, or if you need your kit mailed to you. Please contact us at store@theartleague.org if you would like to purchase a selection of items different than the kit.

Abstracting with Acrylic: Emphasis on Composition, Marsha Staiger

Paints:

Fluids:                                                             Heavy body tubes:

Primary Yellow                                              Ultramarine Blue

Primary Magenta                                           Cadmium Red Light

Primary Cyan                                                Yellow Ochre

Zinc White                                                      Burnt Sienna

 

White gesso

GAC 500 or Gloss medium

Matte medium

 

Sketchbook 9” x 12” (or a size you have)

Construction paper multiple colors and black white

Graphite and eraser

Water-soluble graphite 6B

Scissors

 

Brushes:

An assortment of 3 bristle brushes for heavier marks, sizes should vary from smaller to large.

Synthetic brushes are helpful with softer application of washes of thinned paint #12 (7/8” brush width) or up to a #16 (1inch 1/16 width).

I do like wider brushes 2 inch to 3 inch, hake are goat hair and reasonable. They tend to lose hair after lots of use but lay down a nice wash. This can happen with your sponge as well but the sponge may produce bubbles.

 

4 canvases, 12” x 12” (or ones that you have)

4 pieces of watercolor paper, 22” x 30” (I like Strathmore Aquarius II, info at the end of list)

A board or cardboard a little bigger than 22” x 30” to tape your paper to.

4 clips to hold paper onto board (or use tape)

Frog Tape for edges of paper and masking techniques

 

Porcelain Palette or palette paper with a board to put paper on

Clean small sponge (great for putting water down)

Paint Bar or brush cleaner

Smaller spritzer for rubbing alcohol, 70% or 90%. (The bottle usually accepts a spritzer from a Windex bottle)

Small spritzer bottle for water

 

500 Series Aquarius II Watercolor

weight: 80lbs (22″ x 30″) 170 g/m2)

Surface: Cold Press

This unique lightweight sheet is made with a blend of cotton and synthetic fibers. This fiber combination allows this sheet to resist buckling and the need for stretching when applying light to medium washes. The lightly textured cold press surface is excellent when combining drawing media with watercolor and for fine detail work. Sheet stock has two deckle edges.

The kit includes the underlined items.

Cost is $244.01 plus sales tax of $14.64 for a Total = $ 258.65

Please contact us at store@theartleague.org if you would like to purchase a selection of items different than the kit.

 

 

 

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