painting material: view them on Chinese
One mature (sized) and 2 raw Shuan Papers (size approximately 30
inch x50 inch).
Four Chinese brushes from extra small to large.
One small bottle Chinese painting ink or Sumi ink.
Chinese painting colors (12 tubes in one set).
Feel free to use Chinese/Sumi painting materials you have. Students
can purchase the Chinese painting material kit (include all materials
listed above) for $35.00 or individual items in the workshop.
If the workshop is Chinese painting only, also bring the following
plywood board or gatorboard size about 16"x23", a half-sheet
watercolor paper,a large palette, a pencil, a hair dryer, a medium
size water sprayer, an apron, a pare of scissors and one roll of
white paper towel.
If the workshop is a combination of Chinese and watercolor paintings,
these materials are listed under the "Others"
at the Watercolor painting materials bellow.
To order the Chinese painting materials click Chinese
Available in http://www.cheapjoes.com
and Spokane Art Supply, Spokane, WA
and / or Black Velvet brushes.
Round - number 4, 6 ,8, 10 and 12, one each, Pointed - number 2,
one or two.
Flat - two1/2 inch (with wedge shape at end of handle for applying
masking such as Windsor and Newton aquarelle brushes), one 1/3 inch
and a 1 inch.
Three tubes of the primary colors. One from each of the three groups
of primary colors: Blue
- Antwerp (Windsor and Newton, first choice), Prussian or Phthalocyanine
Blue Red Shade (M.Graham &Co.); Yellow
- Hansa, Azo Yellow Light (M.Graham &Co.), Windsor (Windsor
and Newton), Arylide (DVP), Bumblebee or Aureoine (American Journey).
Red – Pyrrol, Napthal
(M.Graham &Co.), Winsor (Windsor and Newton), Joe's Red American
Journey). Other similar primary colors are OK.
Half sheets (16"x20") 140 lb Cold Press watercolor papers,
Arches or Kilimanjaro, NO EXCEPTIONS.
2 for 3-day workshop, 1 for 2-day and 1-day workshops.
One large size palette like John Pike Watercolor palette (not
little ones; large white color plate is OK).
Masking Fluid: (some workshops may not need it, refer to
the perticular material list of each one)
A new bottle of light colored art-masking fluid: Shiva Liquid Masque
by Richson Mediums and Pebeo Drawing Gum are recommended. You may
find them at Amazon.com.
One plywood board or gatorboard size about 16"x23" for
taping down the half sheet size watercolor paper, Three small dishes
for mixing color liquids, a roll of packing tape (not blue
or yellow tapes) or masking tap, a hair dryer, a medium
size water sprayer (not little ones), a brush washer,
a B2 or #2 pencil, eraser and one roll of white paper towel, one
measuring tea spoon. If you can't blow the color liquids while painting,
get a can of Compressed Gasduster from office supply store.
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