Class Supplies: Encaustic and Fiber with Deborah Kapoor
You will need:
- 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
- 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.
- 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
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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