Brava Art Press, School Program – Art Materials
Basic supplies for a class of 25 students for a period of 1 school year, (4 schools terms)
This basic list covers different art projects included in the Brava Art Press website and in the Video Tutorials Brava Art Press Channel.
We have a list of recycled materials available as a PDF file that we recommend.
For more specific art materials and equipment involving the projects listed on the Brava Art Press website, please visit: www.bravaartpress.com
Where to Buy?
|Paper:||1 ream A3 size cartridge paper1 ream A4 size cartridge paper|
|Paint:||1 x 2lt. Chroma2 paint colours: Cool Blue, Cool Red, Cool Yellow, Warm Blue, Warm Red, Warm Yellow, Black and 2 x 2 lt. WhiteJo Jonja’s Textile Medium, to add to the paint for painting on fabrics like calico bags 1 x 250ml per class per project.|
|Glue:||4lt. Chroma2, thick glue non runny highly recommended for construction, collage work and as a sealer. For projects that require thinner glue or to seal the collages cards for print making, it can be thin down with water.|
|Ink:||1 x 250ml.Chromacryl Waterproof Drawing Ink, ideal for pen and ink and paint brush drawing, can be thinned down to create grey washes. The best way to dispense ink to students is to pour a bit into clean Jam jars with lids.|
|Pens:||1 bamboo pen per student, for young students it is recommended to cut the tips by 1mm for easier handling, very economic pens for drawing.|
|Drawing:||2 boxes of natural charcoal, willow charcoal medium size2 cans of fixative spray or strong hair spray2 boxes of 6B pencils, (12 per box)2 boxes of black permanent felt pens, medium size tips. This item is presented as an OPTION as pens are expensive. They are effective when applying washes of colour, (water colours, thin down paint) over the drawings as they don’t run. Oil Pastels, Dry Pastels|
|Paint Brushes:||1 x # 6 hog hair paint brush per student1 x # 4 cheap round pointed brush, inexpensive brush for water colour, ink and fine details10 x # 6 cheap short handle brushes to use with glue only|
|Cardboard:||1 x A5 size piece of cardboard about 1 to 2mm thick (straw board) for printmaking.Corrugated cardboard for construction and collage, Kraft paper for construction|