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Art & Design Supplies: Abstract Drawing

Abstract Drawing                                            BC W’15

Virginia Paquette

Supply list


Artgraf water-soluble Graphite sticks,  pkg of 2

Set of soft pastels, sticks (ie., Alphacolor, Faber-Castell)

Generals Jumbo Compressed charcoal sticks,  6B or pkg of 2B-6B

ArtGraf water-soluble carbon (square) disc

Thick willow, and vine charcoal, 3 sticks each

White plastic eraser

Gray kneaded eraser

Egbert  brush, large, #8 or 12 (size varies with brand)

Large Sumi brush

Liquid black Sumi ink, permanent

masking tape (no colored tape), or artists tape

Strathmore 400 Drawing paper 100 lb., roll 36”x10 yds.  Or  42 “ x 10 yds.

(Or DanSmith Drawing,framing, Barrier paper 32”x40” ,8 sheets)

drop cloth about 9×12’

several cotton rags

sponge “brushes”—1”, 2”, 3”

“white china” bristle brushes (aka, “chip” brushes)–1”, 2”, 3”

exacto knife or scissors, and ruler

optional: Workable fixative


Good resources, also on line, –call first: Artist and Craftsman Art Supply (4350-8th NE, Seattle,98105); Dick Blick Art store (1600 Broadway, Seattle); Daniel Smith Artists Materials (4150-1st ave S., Seattle, 98134, also Bellevue: please use the TRP01144 number to facilitate discounts at Dan Smith); Utrechtart.com


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