Creating the Illusion of Depth Supply List

Creating the Illusion of Depth Student Supply List:   

  • Three colors transparent fluid acrylic paint:
    • Small sizes—we don’t need much.
      • Bring 3 or 4 related paint colors of what you have.
    • If you buy paint, I recommend Golden Fluid Acrylics.
  • One bottle Scribbles 3-D black paint (any craft store).
  • Paint brushes—bring what you have.
  • Small bottle of Acrylic Flow Release.
  • 4–6 oz. empty plastic bottle with squeeze top & cap.
  • Acrylic gel medium
    • Bring what you have.
    • Only need a small jar.
  • Mixed media paper pad
    • Any other kind of paper you might have in your studio:
      • Bristol.
      • Watercolor paper.
    • A large Ziploc bag of misc. such as:
      • Fabric scraps—edges from squared up quilts, small pieces you might not be able to use for anything else, a few fat quarters of fabric you love that coordinates with your chose 3 paint colors.
      • Lightweight tissue type papers (old wrapping stuff, old sewing patterns….).
      • Old newspapers, magazine images….
      • Found objects.
    • Basic paint supplies such as containers, apron, and texture tools…
    • Small container for water at your table.
    • A few rags or paper towels for clean up.
    • Magic marker—fine point—black—if you have one.
    • Latex gloves—optional.
    • Stencils/stamps if you have them.
    • Painting tools—outside of the box stuff like toothpicks, old toothbrushes….anything you can create textures with—bring what you have.
    • Paper & cloth scissors.
    • Sewing machine/basic sewing tools/thread.
    • 2 or 3 canvas pads of paper (if you work fast, bring more).
    • 2 yds. duck cloth canvas.
    • 4-6 yds. Regular weight Wonder Under (bring what you have).
    • 7—10 fat quarters of fabric that relate to one another.