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Ink Supply List

–  Sketchbook: Watercolor/mixed media low porosity paper. – Pigment/waterproof ink: either brush and ink bottle or a brushpen (options: https://www.pentel.co.uk/products.asp?group=5&type=32&pid=338 Usually the Pentel ones have the letter P in the code for pigment)     – Pigment liner: 0.1 or 0.2 and 0.5 or 0.7, suggested https://sakuraofamerica.com/pen-archival but any brand of waterproof one is ok.     – Water soluble ink: suggested https://www.pilotpen.eu/en/v-sign-pen-medium-tip.html?master_product_id=887 but any kind of…

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Painting in the Park with Gouache

Supply List Watercolor Sketchbook: A5, either landscape or portrait as preferred, min 200gsm LINK  Masking tape, 1,5cm width Water brushes, 3x LINK or LINK  Paper towels Color palette options: If you already have a watercolor box, just buy a tube of zinc white and you can already start learning how to work with opaque painting. If you are familiar with using tube colors, you can…

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Travel Sketching Supply List

Below you will find a list of the materials we will use during the workshop. Since we will be working on location, we suggest also to bring some snacks and drinks for the break, a folding chair/blanket to sit on the ground and a windbreaker/k-way jacket (Berlin weather is unpredictable). Sketchbook: watercolor paper, min 200gsm, A5/A4 size as preferred (suggested: hahnemühle watercolor sketchbook) Water resistant…

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Sketchbook Practice Watercolor

The upcoming module of the yearlong Sketchbook Practice Workshop with G Caruso will be focused on watercolor. Find details HERE. Watercolor is a medium beloved for its immediacy and versatility. Centuries before the modern romantic age revival as a carnet de voyage (travel sketching) medium, watercolor was employed by old masters in their sketches. We will explore how to use watercolor to make projects sketches, color…

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Botanical Watercolor Weed Diary

For the first meeting of the Botanical Watercolor Workshop I would like each of you to collect a weed, or two, as your specimen. The more common and despised the weed, the better. Try to collect the entire plant, if possible. Also try to collect examples of every part of the plant that you can observe: leaves, stems, flowers, seed pods. Place your specimen in…

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Figure Drawing Lockdown Supply List

Hi Everyone, Below you will find a list of recommended supplies for the Figure Drawing Workshop under lockdown. We understand that access to art supplies might be limited at this time, so if you are not able to obtain everything on the list don’t worry. For the first class paper and pencil will be sufficient. The instructor G Caruso will give an overview and the…

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Sketchbook Practice Materials: Lockdown Edition

The principle of this workshop is to show methods and techniques to develop a practice without having access to “the outside world” which also means that we’re gonna make work what you already have at home. The materials list is divided in categories of things you can start look around for in your house. We will go through this during the first class too anyway…

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