Space to Create
Tutor : Maryika Welter
Acrylic paints – artist quality
A variety of colours cool and warm, opaque and transparent e.g. Atelier brand
Transparent Red Oxide Quinacridone Magenta
Doxazine Purple Pthalo Turquoise
Pthalo Blue Perm Sap Green
Red Gold Cobalt Turquoise Light Hue
Cadmium Yellow Mid Naples Yellow
Cadmium Red Med Toning Grey mid
Toning Grey Pinkish Toning Grey Yellowish
White Mars Black
Australian Sienna Antique White or Jo Sonja’s Warm White
White Gesso primer
Soft pastels if you have some – cheap brand
Black or Sepia ink – Art Spectrum
Willow charcoal, thin and medium (not compressed)
Binder medium, Painting medium
Acrylic Gloss varnish medium – Atelier brand preferred
Assorted nylon/acrylic paint brushes, through to a wide pasting brush, include a 2” soft goat hair for washes.
2 Art Spectrum pastel paper - your choice of colours and a support board
3 Canvas approx size 35cm by 35cm or larger and one spare just in case
3 sheets drawing cartridge paper 100gsm – A1
3 sheets of 250gsm paper (oil paper)
A small personal item that has some significant personal value e.g. postcard, letter, ornament or memento that has a story attached to it.
Spray water bottle
Foam roller approx 8cm wide from hardware
Towel, clean up cloth, comfortable shoes
Tissue papers and fibre papers with texture for pasting
Small amount of fibre/fabric, gauze or cheese cloth
Thin string or cotton knitting thread – no synthetics
Journal for writing and/or sketch pad
Scissors, pencils, sharpener
A recent Woman’s Weekly Magazine
Some of your own images if you need them, stencils if you have some
Ice cream container lids, small containers for washes and a water container
Coffee mug Tea, coffee, milk and sugar are not supplied by the School. Classes can 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.
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.
Estimated material cost: up to $300.00 – experienced students should have most materials
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.