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Class Supplies: Encaustic and Fiber with Deborah Kapoor

You will need:

Required Supplies
  • Brushes, various sizes
  • Apron if desired (wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty)
  • Paper Towels
  • Cutting Tools (blade, scissors, wire cutters)
  • Freezer Paper to cover your work surface
  • Ruler
  • Roll of 19 gauge (1.0 mm) wire (from hardware store), typically in 50 foot rolls, around $5 or less
  • (if you plan to work in 3-D)
  • Absorbent fibrous materials such as cotton and silk organza work well. (synthetics do not).
  • String, ribbon, cord, etc.
  • Lunch
  • Sketches of ideas
  • Images of previous work that might be related to goals of taking this class
  • Stencils to embellish surface
  • Carving tools to engrave into encaustic
  • Dried natural materials (must be thoroughly dried)
  • Painter’s tape is handy to have for various tasks
  • Glue gun/glue sticks
Provided Supplies
  • Encaustic Station Set-up:  Electric griddles, heat guns, encaustic paint, soy wax, encaustic medium.
  • Wood panel substrates

Note: Think through whether you would like to work 2- or 3-dimensionally. Consider transparency/opacity/and color when choosing fibrous materials to work with.

Please email instructor at deborah@deborahkapoor.com with any questions about this Supply List.

Bring this list to the art store, they can be very helpful and often times there may be a 10% discount at some stores if you are a BC student as well. Also, some basic materials may be available at the BC North campus bookstore at 425‐564‐5711.

Course:  Encaustic and Fiber

Instructor:  Deborah Kapoor

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