Learn to See, Learn to Draw
Tutor : Deb Gilmartin
Suggested materials to be supplied by the student
1 visual diaries 1 x A3
10 sheets of cartridge paper
10 sheets newsprint or butchers paper
Mapping dividers + 2 x 2B pencils
Mapping dividers are available in cheap student maths sets available from most newsagents. Deb prefers any dividers that can have the spikes removed and NO WHEEL in the middle (such as Stadlear). We will make these up in class.
Artist quality pencils range of grades -- 4H, 2H, HB, 2B, 3B 4B 6B and 8B
Pacer (mechanical pencil, also called grip matic) 0.5 or 0.7
1 stick of charcoal (willow)
Sanding block (Cretacolour are good but any brand will do)
1 x whiteboard marker
1 x A4 sheet of clear acetate or clear stiff piece of plastic, framed with a cardboard edge (like a picture). The edge helps keep the plastic stiff
Micron or Artline or Unipin, technical pen 0.5
Marker pen (whiteboard marker pen size)
2 bulldog clips
Hat (for outside drawing)
Coffee mug, tea, coffee, milk and sugar are not supplied by the School. Classes pool funds to buy supplies for the week which can be stored in the Tea Room provided. Please note that students are responsible for keeping their allocated tea room clean and tidy.
Estimated material cost: up to $150 depending on how much you already own
IMPORTANT: All electrical equipment required for your class at USQ must be ‘tag-tested' by a qualified electrician prior to arrival in order to comply with safety rules. Eg: extension cords and hair dryers etc.
HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES AND MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETS
If you bring any hazardous substance to the McGregor School, could you please ensure that you obtain a MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) from the supplier or obtain one from the manufacturer of this substance.
To do this, either ask the supplier from whom you purchase the hazardous substance, or read the contact details on the hazardous substance and contact the manufacturer and ask for a MSDS). Once you have obtained the MSDS, bring it with you to the school, and hand in a copy to the McGregor School office and or the Tutor.
Hazardous substance can be: e.g. solvents, acids, some paint and glues, chemicals, fixatives, fluxes and solders.
If you are unsure, the Supplier and or manufacturer should be able to inform you if the substance is classed as hazardous.