Materials List

REQUIRED Materials

The following will be available in a kit form at Varsity Bookstore. It is cheapest to buy as a kit (discounted). KIT

  • Drawing Pad 14×17
  • Drawing Board 18×24
  • Yarka Compressed Charcoal – 1 box
  • Charcoal – Thick (12 pk)
  • Conte – Sanguine Watteau–2B
  • Conte – White-HB
  • Conte – Black-2B
  • Brush Round #12 – Robert Simmons Series 85
  • Higgins India Ink
  • Sketch Mate Set
  • Drawing Pencil – 4B
  • Kneaded Eraser – Large
  • Clic Eraser
  • Bulldog Clips – Large (2 ea.)
  • Red Wallet Portfolio 23×31
  • Chamois
  • Yellow Frog Tape 1”x 60 yd.
  • Ruler 24” Aluminum

The following should be purchased individually, separate from the kit. 

  • Sharpie Markers
  • Black Pen
  • Cups and Bowls for wet medium
  • 19” x 25” Canson Mi-Teintes Paper
    (for final project)
  • White, flat, spray paint (cheap–$1)
  • Roll of cheap white paper
    (min 2’ wide x 6’ long)
  • More Bulldog Clips the better
  • Plus other stuff you’d like to experiment with or may already have.
  • Additional materials (photographs, paper, props etc.) are required for special projects

Required Textbook

  • Margaret Lazzari, Douglas Schlesier and
    Dona Schlesier. Drawing: A Sketch and Textbook. Cary, North Carolina: Oxford University Press. 2014.
    (ISBN: 9780199368273)
  • * Companion Website with Videoshttp://global.oup.com/us/companion.websites/9780199368273/

Your lab fee covers:

  • 100 sheets, Newsprint, 36”x 24”
  • 24 sheets, 70 lb. White Drawing Paper, 18”x24”
  • 5 sheets, Charcoal Paper, 18”x24”
  • 3 sheets, Smooth Bristol, 23”x29”
  • 2 sheets, Stonehenge Rag Paper, 22”x30”
  • 1 sheet, Gray or Black Canson Drawing Paper