You will need to bring your own materials to the class, which you can store at The Art Academy for the duration of the course. If you do not have your own materials, we recommend you order the one of the Painting Packs, below, at the time of booking, which will be available when you arrive for your first class. There is also a mini shop in the Academy that supplies the basics such as canvas boards, paints, Zest-it etc. (card purchases only).
Please also bring an apron or old clothing to wear.
The Drawing Pack contains:
One set of lead pencils (2B, 4B, 6B)
One box of medium willow charcoal sticks (25 pieces)
One box of willow charcoal extra thick individual stick
One stick of chalk
One box of compressed charcoal sticks (12 pieces)
Six Derwent pastel pencils, can be used wet or dry
One putty rubber in a box
One auto lock knife (pencil sharpener for Drawing in Museums)
The Acrylic Pack contains:
A set of acrylic brushes, both flat and round
One tear off palette (9”x12”)
One palette knife
One 10″ x 12″ canvas board
One 10″x14″ canvas board
Two 12″x16″ canvas boards
Eight Daler Rowney (system 3) tubes of Black, White, Cadmium Red, Sap Green, Ultramarine Blue, Yellow Ochre, Burnt Umber, Cadmium Yellow
Please be aware that depending on the course structure, you might need to purchase extra canvas boards, on top of the ones provided in the pack.
Please note that pack contents are subject to change at the discretion of the Academy at any time.