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 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
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 sable brushes - Windsor and Newton, American Journey and
Round - number 4, 6 & 8, get two of each, Pointed - number 2,
3, one or two of each
Flat - one or two ¼ inch (with wedge shape at end of handle for
applying masking such as Windsor and Newton aquarelle brushes), two
½ 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), Prussian or Phthalocyanine Blue
Red Shade (M.Graham &Co.); Yellow
- Hansa, Azo 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, 2-day workshop needs 2.
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: Art Masking Fluid
by U.S. Art Supply (Amazon.com has it), Shiva Liquid Masque by Richson
Mediums or Windsor and Newton's yellowish color masking are recommended.
If Cheapjoes dose not have them buy from 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, erasers
and one roll of white paper towel. One 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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purchase Lian Zhen books and painting demo DVDs, click
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