Materials List

For online classes here is a list of the materials you will need to have.

Essential

  • Soft Pastels – artist quality sets or individual sticks (recommended brands: Art Spectrum, Rembrandt, Unison, Blue Earth, Sennelier available at good art stores)
  • Pastel paper A4 (Art Spectrum Colourfix)
  • A table, bench or desk to work on
  • Drawing paper or an art diary
  • Charcoal sticks
  • Drawing board about A3 size (to tape or clip your paper on)
  • Kneadable eraser
  • Old hand-towel (wet on one end)
  • Masking tape
  • A ruler
  • A computer or ipad
  • A colour printer to print your reference photo, or a screen to view it during class

Other handy things to have

  • Apron
  • Baking paper or glassine (to protect your finished art)
  • Bulldog clips x 3
  • Table easel (if you prefer)
  • Wet ones or similar (to wipe your hands)
  • Blenders
  • Pastel pencils