paper and textiles to achieve new outcomes. Come along for the journey.
KIT COST: $30 included in the class fee
If you already have an art journal, bring it along.
Kraft knife, metal ruler, cutting mat will be brought by tutor.
Calico or a white cotton bed sheet to be cut up (you might
share a sheet with others)
A4 hot pressed (smooth) watercolour paper block or mixed
media paper will work. Riot Art and Craft are good. If you have some rice
paper, bring it along, but I will bring some also.
A notebook and pencil, scissors.
Any acrylic paints you have, (think of a limited palette)
plus black and white, along with brushes etc.
A brayer/roller or two. You may wish to bring a foam roller too.
A roll of blue painters tape (low tack)
A gel press. If you are buying one at least buy the 5”x7”
BUT 8”x10” if you can afford it. A5 size can be found online for around $30. If
you have more than one please bring it (any size) or you may wish to make your
own. See Recipe attached below.
If you have any stencils you like, bring them and we will be
making our own from those thin plastic page dividers. These can be bought from Officeworks. (I will
bring some of these).
Needles and thread.
Embroidery cotton will suffice, but you may wish to bring special thread
e.g. linen, sashiko etc.
Fabric scraps (small pieces) of your choice. Look for
pattern, colour, texture.
A hot glue gun with glue sticks if you have one.
A roll of Baking paper to share.
You may want to bring some small fabric scraps to add
texture to your pieces.
Some small needle nosed squeeze bottles. These can be found in $2 shops in the Craft
Gather a manilla folder of various papers to use. E.g. book
pages, magazine pages etc.The manilla folder will also be used.
Gather and press plant material that appeals to you. This can be leaves, grasses, reeds etc.
Rubber Gloves or barrier cream to protect your hands if you
are inclined and baby wipes for cleaning the plate.
Water container and palette (recycled items will do)
Sticky backed craft foam (Tutor will bring)
Black ink (Tutor will bring)
Also an iron to be shared with everyone would be helpful to
fix the paint in the fabric.
Several spray bottles (can be recycled) for use by the whole
Newspaper, recycled cardboard. (One newspaper per student)
A jar of cheap, strong coffee. (Tutor will bring)
A bottle of baby oil (cheapest).