As there are no shops close by, please bring snacks or lunch. BYO cup for coffee and tea.
Sacred Art of Geometry (Stephanie Ellis)
Compass – it is recommended that students purchase a steadler Mars Comfort good quality with a lock in the middle. A3 plain sketch pad with wash symbol, pencils – 2H, HB and 2B, tracing paper, eraser and ruler.
Pen and Wash (Lizzie Connor)
Small set of watercolour paints containing – Alizarin crimson, Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Yellow Deep, Cadmium Yellow Light, Ultramarine Blue, Pthalo Blue, Black , Brushes - one good watercolour dagger brush, and one size 3 synthetic bristle round. Water container/rags, Graphite pencils– 4B or 6B, Black biros, and a couple of fine black felt tip markers. 4 x A3 size sheets of water colour paper , 4 xA3 size sheets of canvas paper. (Pen and wash can be pretty amazing on canvas), 1 x A4 size sketchbook/visual diary
Drawing from the Visible World (Nameer Davis)
Water based Ink; Watercolour brushes size 2 and 4; Willow and compressed charcoal; Graphite pencils hb,2b, 3b. 4b, 6b; Graphite stick 9b; Spray fixative (cheap hairspray will work fine) ; A3 cartridge paper sketch book; Putty rubber and hard rubber; pencil sharpener; paper towel; Disposable latex gloves or barrier cream if skin is sensitive.
Charcoal Drawing (Sally Duhig)
Charcoal: bring a selection of the following charcoal (we can share) charcoal pencils- 1 soft, 1 medium, 1 hard; willow charcoal- thin, medium, thick; compressed charcoal- soft, medium or hard. Pastels: 1 stick each of white and black soft chalky pastel (choose either Art Spectrum, Rembrandt or Schminke). Fixative: 1 can/pump pack of workable fixative. Paper: 1 block or 10 sheets of A2 cartridge paper; for advanced students- 1 sheet Canson Edition cotton paper 560 x 760mm. Other: 2 fold back clips for use on a drawing board; eraser; pencil; visual diary (optional); 2 soft cotton rags; make up sponge (optional); 1 small plastic container with a lid for charcoal powder (provided by tutor); if you have an old pair of pantihose bring them along for us to cut up to make charcoal pouches; wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.
Abstract Figure Painting in Watercolour (Svetlana Trefilova)
Watercolour paints (single tubes or a basic set, Windsor & Newton/Art Spectrum) , A few watercolour brushes of different sizes and shapes, A few watercolour pencils (optional), Pen and nib , Black ink, Masking liquid, Visual diary, HB, 2B pencils and eraser, Mixing palette and water container, Masking tape, A drawing board or any other hard board, Paper towels, Hair dryer, Spray bottle with a very fine mist.
Abstract Figure Painting in Acrylic (Svetlana Trefilova)
Acrylic paints (all colours that you have, plus black and white). If you do not already have paint – Chromacryl acrylic paint tubes or Reeves paints: Warm red, Cool red, Warm yellow, Cool yellow, Warm blue, Cool blue.Gloss acrylic medium,1 canvas, deep edges (medium sizes), Visual diary, 2B pencil, A variety of flat brushes , A palette or white disposable plastic plates, Spray bottle, Hair dryer, Tissue or paper towel , Plastic container for water
Australian Flowers in Watercolour (Svetlana Trefilova)
Watercolour paints (single tubes or a basic set, Windsor & Newton/Art Spectrum) , A few watercolour brushes of different sizes and shapes, A few watercolour pencils (optional), Pen and nib , Black ink, Masking liquid, Visual diary, HB, 2B pencils and eraser, Mixing palette and water container, Masking tape, A drawing board or any other hard board, Paper towels, Hair dryer, Spray bottle with a very fine mist
Painting the Breaking Wave (Lizzie Connor)
Two canvasses at least 45cm x 60 cm, OR 2 sheets loose canvas of this size. Increments of primed canvas can be purchased from art suppliers off the roll. Acrylic paint – essential colours – Alizarin crimson, Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Yellow Deep, Cadmium Yellow Light, Ultramarine Blue, Pthalo Blue, Black and white; Brushes small No. 6 synthetic bristle, No. 14 or 16 Flat synthetic Bristle , one large 8 cm flat brush preferably synthetic bristle, Rags, Water container, A couple of sticks of Willowstick Charcoal
Acrylic Applications (Nameer Davis)
Acrylic / synthetic polymer paints 75 ml tubes: Rose Madder (cool red), Vermillion (warm red), Ultramarine Blue (warm blue), Pthalo Blue ( cool blue), Process Yellow (cool yellow), Indian Yellow (warm yellow),Raw or Burnt Umber, Titanium White, Carbon Black; heavy bodied gel medium (Impasto gel); A3 pad of Canson acrylic painting paper; 2 watercolour brushes - sizes 0 & 4; 3 flat bristle brushes - assorted from 5mm, 10 mm, and 20 mm; plastic or metal palette knife, putty knife or similar small spoon or other utensils for moving and mixing paint; 1 small sealable jar (100 ml) for storing mixed paint; Chux cloth or paper towel; plastic palette with 6 large deep recesses for mixing paint; flat plastic or ceramic plate; one litre water container; if you think you may have any skin allergies to acrylic paint please bring disposable latex gloves or rubber gloves.
Colourful Compositions (Abramo Papp)
Materials as per Colour Mixing Made Easy, plus an A3 or A4 pad ‘Canson’ canvas paper for oils and acrylics or several sheets A3 or A4 watercolour paper for watercolours. Bring your completed colour wheel and plant studies from the previous class.
Unleashing Your Inner Artist (Abramo Papp)
All materials are supplied, but it can get messy, so wear old clothes or wear a smock.
Colour Mixing Made Easy (Abramo Papp)
‘Moriarty Colour Wheel and Mixing Plotter’: available for purchase at the workshop ($30). Colour charts (3600 colour chips) are also available for purchase, $20. One blank colour wheel is provided. Paints: experienced artists - bring whatever paints you currently have. Absolute beginners without any paints can use in-class acrylic paints before deciding which colours to buy. Do not waste money on buying cheaper acrylic paints just for this class. Brushes: flat taklon brushes are best for small studies and metal palette knives, trowel shaped 2-3 cm long, for mixing paint. Other materials include: flat white mixing palette (A3 tear-off palettes are best in class); container for water or solvent for rinsing brushes; paint rags; A4 visual diary for making notes and colour studies.
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Drawing & Mixed Media for Teenagers (Berenice Anzellotti)
Bring an art journal/sketch book & pen/pencil, wear old clothes, bring a water bottle for drinking, lunch & snacks if desired. All other materials provided.
Children’s Holiday Art Workshops (Deborah Cavallaro & Rodney Turpin)
Please bring: a plastic salad bowl; an art shirt; a water bottle for drinking; morning or afternoon tea.
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Drypoint Printmaking (Kay Watanabe)
Basic stationery (pens, pencils, scissors, craft knife, notebook), Two sheets of 200 – 300 GSM printmaking paper Bring postcard-sized black and white photocopies of a few images/photos.All other materials will be provided .
Low Toxic Printmaking (Kay Watanabe)
Basic stationery (pens, pencils, scissors, craft knife, PVA Glue, notebook), Lino cutting tools (only if you have already),Two sheet of 200 – 300 GSM printmaking paper and some cartridge paper. Sketches, drawings, other images such as photographs, small objects, all of which can be used as a motif for your works.
Capturing Fabric and Plant Textures on Paper (Jennifer Hamilton)
Cartridge paper, thicker drawing or printing paper (any type, but smooth surface) pencil, stanley knife, scissors, covering for clothes, rubber gloves.
The Wonder of Collagraphs (Gwenn Tasker)
Scissors,cutting implements such as scalpels, Stanley knife. Scraps of paper with different surfaces – such as brown papers, rice papers, wrapping papers, sandpapers etc. , embossed labels etc Any small and thin materials such as small leaves, dried roots ( anything that will glue flat and has some texture.), small house paintbrush, ideas for images. )
Fabric Printing (Nancy Brown)
2 metres of cotton, poly-cotton or natural fibre material in a plain or light colour (any colour - can be patterned); scalpel knife and cutting mat; black felt tip pens; black ink; A 4 sketchbook; takeaway containers; gluestick; sticky tape; rags; ruler; compass; cake spatula; scissors; rubber or disposable gloves; choice of drawing materials; Please wear closed in shoes. Optional, but highly recommended: 1 regular size screen (eg. approximately 50x60cm) and small squeegee (10 - 15cm) from Gabba Screenprint Supplies, 189 Wellington Rd, East Brisbane QLD 4169, (07) 3891 5080 [Recommended screen: 43T 50 cm x 63 cm].
TShirt Fundamentals (Nancy Brown)
10 x T-shirts (any size or shape; these can be new, second hand with or without previous printing on them; we will be experimenting with printing onto them to learn the process; any colour, a mix of dark and light would be useful); bring an apron to wear or wear old clothes, and please wear closed in shoes and tie hair back; rags or cleaning cloths; 2 plastic cooking spatulas; 4 plastic containers; disposable gloves or rubber gloves; black drawing materials – pencils and erasers, black felt tipped pens (1 mm or wider); a sketchbook with a few ideas, or other images for inspiration; small paintbrushes; glue stick; scissors; cutting mat; scalpel blade; ruler; compass; 1-2 empty tomato sauce containers. Optional, but highly recommended: 1 regular size screen (eg. approximately 50x60cm) and small squeegee (10 - 15cm) from Gabba Screenprint Supplies, 189 Wellington Rd, East Brisbane QLD 4169, (07) 3891 5080 [Recommended screen: 43T 50 cm x 63 cm].
Shibori & Natural Dyes (Nancy Brown)
Students will need gloves, apron fully enclosed shoes, a notebook. Natural fibre material such as wool, cotton or silk A bucket or ice cream container for transporting and washing out cloth. Students can bring their own smooth lightweight readymade items or items to upcycled can be dyed during this workshop. Scarves and materials for dyeing will also be supplied by the tutor.
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Armatures and Epoxy Clay (Carolyn V Watson)
Visual diaries, found objects, timber off cuts, ideas and images for doll like sculpture that can be completed during the workshop.
Introductory Silversmithing (Renata Fojtikova) OR Silversmithing: Creative Chain Making (Renata Fojtikova) OR Silversmithing: Etching (Renata Fojtikova)
Notebook, pencil, fine permanent marker, glue stick, scissors, ruler; wear fully closed-in shoes, avoid flowing & loose garments, & long hair to be tied up.
Ceramics for Beginners (Dianne Peach)
Notebook and pencil, wear non-slip closed-in shoes. Please wear old clothes and/or apron and wear non-slip closed-in shoes and bring an old towel. Bring snacks & lunch as there are no shops close by. BYO cup for coffee and tea, small charge.
Ceramics for Beginners (Peter Biddulph)
Notebook and pencil, wear non-slip closed-in shoes. Please wear old clothes and/or apron and bring an old towel.
Introduction to the Art of Assemblage Sculpture (Karl de Waal)
Bring your imagination & anything you might have been holding onto, thinking “what I am going to do with this?”
Website Construction (Peter Biddulph)
A laptop computer, with a recent or current operating system, is essential (a basic understanding of text editing and file management on computers is also required) ; Note book & pen; a USB memory stick; please also bring a collection of your images, either on your laptop, a USB stick, CD or DVD.
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Art materials are not available at Brisbane Institute of Art so please check with the following suppliers for your art materials requirements:
Art Shed Brisbane Discount Art Supplies: 274 Montague Rd, West End Ph: 38461330;
Eckersley's Art Supplies: 10% BIA members discount (excludes freight and specials). Eckersley's own Creative Rewards program offers great benefits to their members, including $25 reward every 500 points, birthday gift, exclusive offers & more.
~ 41-43 Adelaide Street, Brisbane Ph 3221 4866
~ 546 Lutwyche Road, Lutwyche Ph 07 3858 2730
~ 12 Douglas Street, Milton Ph 3858 2700
~ 42 - 44 Compton Road, Woodridge Ph 3084 6222
~ 2 / 142 Brisbane Road, Labrador (Gold Coast) Ph 5528 8388
~ shop 11, Corner Nicklin Way & Kensington Drive, Minyama (Sunshine Coast) Ph 5444 0311
Oxlades Paint and Art Centre Retail Art Supplies: 136 Wickham St, Fortitude Valley (07) 3252 8238.
Oxlades at QCA: Qld College of Arts, 226 Grey Street, South Brisbane (07) 3846 0611
Arthouse Northside: 140 Braun Street, Deagon (3869 2444);
Pottery Supplies: 51 Castlemaine St, Milton 3368 2877.