Supplies to Bring for Hawaii Art Plein Air Students
Plein Air Art Class Supplies Checklist
(A) French Style easel,
sources: www.dickblick.com - once on web site, click on e ( for easels )under departments , click on field and portable easels,
and you will find dick blick, French style easel by Julianne
as of 1/8/2018 , they are listed for $102.00
( B) Oil Paints or Acrylics
sources: www.dickblick.com , Hawaiian Graphics, Ben Franklin, Fisher Hawaii, Winsor & Newton oil paints : student grade Winton brand
- Cadmuim Lemon
- Carmuim Red Hue
- Permanent Rose
- French Ultramarine
- Phthalo Blue
- Titanuim White
(C) Canvas Panels
sources: Hawaiian Graphics , Ben Franklin , Fisher Hawaii
sizes : 8" x 10" , 11" x 14" , 12" x 16" #2 of each size
sources : Hawaiian Graphics, Ben Franklin , Fisher Hawaii, Filberts or Flats
sizes : #2, 4 , 6., 8, 10
(E) Odorless Mineral Spirits for Oils < to thin paints and Wash up
sources : Hawaiian Graphics
Brand : Weber , Turpenoid
Brand : Gamblin : Gamsol
(E1 ) Acrylics painters will need Water to thin paint and wash up
and a jar with lid
(E2) Thinner holder / brush washers for Oils
sources : Hawaiian Graphics ,
(F) Paper Towels
(G) Drinking Water and sunscreen
(H) Hat with brim for sun protection
- Lifeguard hat with a wide brim and drawstring to keep it on in strong wind
(I) Mindset to bring: Enthusiasm and 3 to 5 hours of relaxed focus
- A couple of empty jars or containers for thinners or water
- Canvas or canvas board (size 16" x 20" or larger)
- Small sketchbook, approx. 6" x 8", to do composition sketches before painting
Sources for art supplies:
- University of Hawai'i at the Manoa Campus Center Bookstore (956-6612)
- One Shot Supplies at 815A Waiakamilo Road (841-7683)
- Hawaiian Graphics at 1923 South Beretania Street (973-7171)
Look for an ACMI seal (AP, CP, AP+PC, or Health Label or HL+Non-Toxic), signifying that the formula has been checked against both chronic (long term) and acute (immediate) toxicity, if you are concerned about toxic potential of paints.
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