Class Supply Lists

Instruction with K & K Studios – Supply List for Sculpting

Oil-based Clay

  1. Basic Sculpture Tool Kit for ceramic and/or oil-based clay
  2. 9″x12″ sketchbook or larger
  3. Pencil or pen
  4. Eraser
  5. One sheet of tracing paper (usually in a pad)
  6. 2 to 10 pounds of oil-based clay (depending on your project)
  7. X-acto knife
  8. Pictures of project(s) to reproduce or that may inspire your own project(s)
  9. Proper armature for your project (will be discussed on day one of class, below items are just some possible materials)
  • One roll of aluminum foil
  • One pound (or more) of art wax (found on Art Store sales floor)
  • Various plumbing supplies (usually purchased with instructor after initial design is completed)
  • Melamine shelf material suitable for your project
  • Armature WireEstimated costs of all above materials are $120.00 or less.

**Other Highly Recommended Materials & Equipment for Oil-based Clay Projects –

  1. Colourshapers – silicone tipped sculpting tools (some available for use in the workshop area)
  2. Aluminum detail sculpting tools (some available for use in the workshop area)
  3. Molding & Casting materials possibly used for reproducing your project:
  • Silicone R.T.V. Molding Rubber (purchased from K & K Studios in bulk if needed)
  • Latex Molding Rubber (Art Store purchase only)
  • Plaster of Paris (purchased from Art Store)
  • Hydrocal Plaster (purchased from Art Store)
  • Fiberglass Shred (purchased from Art Store)
  • Hemp (purchased from K & K Studios)
  • Bubble Shims (purchased from Art Store)
  • Extruded Wax (purchased from Art Store)
  • Packaging Tape (purchased from many stores)
  • Sandpaper (available from Art Store)
  • Vaseline (usually in workshop)
  • Art Wax (available from Art Store)
  • Latex Gloves (available from Art Store)
  • Apron (available from Art Store, some in workshop)
  • Safety Glasses (available from Art Store, some in workshop)
  • Graduated Plastic Containers (available from Art Store)
  • T-pins (available from Art Store)
  • Chipbrushes (available from Art Store)

Costs vary due to project needs

Additional equipment to bring yourself –

  • Apron
  • Latex gloves
  • 2″ scraper

Instruction with K & K Studios – Supply List for Drawingdrawing class image

  • 24”x36”(strongly recommended) or 18”x24” newsprint pad (50 sheet min.)
  • Drawing board (lightweight masonite) needs to fit the pad –some boards are available in the studio space.
  • Graphite pencils HB, 2B, 4B, 6B  (household pencil is a HB)
  • Willow charcoal (2 to 3 sticks of same or different hardnesses)
  • Vine charcoal (jumbo grumbacher or comparable)
  • Charcoal pencils (2B, 4B, 6B)
  • White charcoal pencil
  • Kneaded eraser (medium or larger)
  • Blending stumps (all the same size or various sizes)
  • Sketch Pad 9 X 12
  • 1″ masking tape
  • hand-held pencil sharpener
  • Exacto knife

also optional:

  • Cheap dusting brush
  • Portfolio to carry large items from home to studio
  • Pencil Box, Bag or Wrap
  • Workable fixative (Krylon, Blair or Krylon Gallery series Art Fixative
  • Chamois
  • Vised pencil sharpener

Instruction with K & K Studios – Supply List for Painting

Due to varying techniques and styles, a rigid supply list is emailed only after discussing the differences in techniques and materials to be used. Please feel free to contact us to discuss the details of your project(s).