Shuan Paper(rice paper):
One mature (sized) and 2 raw Shuan Papers (size approximately 30 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 bring all Chinese/Sumi painting materials you have. I will
carry the above materials for those who need them. 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 materials:
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
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
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
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 (15"x22", or 16"x20") 140 lb Cold Press
watercolor papers, Arches or
Kilimanjaro, NO EXCEPTIONS. 5-day and 4-day workshop needs 3,
3-day workshop needs 2 plus one quarter sheet, 2-day workshop needs
One large size palette like John Pike Watercolor palette (not
little ones; large white color plate is OK).
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 making
color liquids, a roll of packing tape (not blue or yellow tapes),
2 sheets of graphite papers (transfer paper, erasable), a hair dryer,
a medium size water sprayer (not little ones), a brush
washer (a jar contains water for cleaning brushes), an apron, 2 sheets
of tracing papers size about 15"x12", a pair of scissors,
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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