INTRO TO COPPERPLATE - LEVEL I
and PRIVATE LESSONS

 

REQUIRED SUPPLIES

  • oblique penholder with a metal flange*
  • straight penholder, if left-handed*
  • 2 Nikko G or Leonardt Principal nibs*
  • jar of black Higgins Eternal Ink (non-waterproof)*
  • inkwell, Dinky Dip* or small containers to hold ink
  • plastic pipette*
  • pad of paper* (unlined Rhodia or Canson Pro Layout Marker Pad)
  • small jar/container for water
  • pencil & sharpener
  • ruler
  • kneadable eraser
     

RECOMMENDED (NOT REQUIRED) FOR LEVEL I

*The starred items are included in Joy's supply kit.  If you ordered the kit when you registered, these items will be ready for you on the first day of class. Please don't hesitate to contact me with any questions!

CONTINUATION COURSE - LEVEL II

 

REQUIRED SUPPLIES

  • your essential supplies (and guide sheets!) from the Level I class
  • pad of paper (blank Rhodia,  Canson Pro Marker Layout or your pad from Level I) and about a dozen sheets of cardstock or Bristol board in any colour
  • one tube of Winsor Newton gouache, in the colour of your choice (black is most useful but you'll find there are many options!).  Note: Winsor Newton gouache is available at Avenue des Arts or at select DeSerres locations, but call beforehand to verify.  
  • Dr. Martin's Bleedproof White ink * 
  • a watercolour palette and brush (if you already own watercolours, just bring what you have!  If you want to buy a set, Prang makes a great, inexpensive palette.)
  • one Faber Castell brush marker, any colour 
  • jar of Pebeo Drawing Gum (also known as masking fluid or frisket - make sure the fluid is blue)
  • small jar/container for water
  • 2H pencil & sharpener
  • ruler
  • kneadable gum eraser

 

RECOMMENDED (NOT REQUIRED) FOR LEVEL II