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Art 101: The Language of Drawing

The following supplies are required at the start of the semester. Additional supplies may by required later in the course.

Paper

  • (2) Canson XL Mix Media Pad, 98lb (160gsm), 14” x 17”, 60 Sheets
  • (5) Canson Toned Drawing Paper 19”x25”

Drawing Media

  • Graphite pencils: at least one each B, 2B, 4B, 8B or softer
  • (4) blue animation pencils (available at school store or in art kit)

Other Drawing Supplies

  • Portfolio: At least 18” x 24”; large enough for biggest pad of paper and 24” T-square
  • Box to carry pencils
  • (3) kneaded erasers, 1-1/4in x 3/4in
  • Pocket-sized pencil sharpener
  • (1) roll of 1” masking tape (not blue tape)
  • Straight edges:
    • (3) clear rulers in these sizes 6”, 12”, 18” (clear rulers are the best and having all the sizes will make things easier.)
    • Standard T-square 24”
    • Professional Triangle 45/90 degrees, 8”
    • Student compass and protractor set (optional)

Art 125: Tone, Color And Composition I

Paper

  • (1) Canson Spiral Field Sketch Book, 65lb, 80 sheets, 12”x9”
  • (1) Canson XL Mix Media Pad, 60 sheets, 17”x14”

Drawing & Painting Media

  • Sanford Ebony Graphite Pencil Soft, 20411-2022
  • (1) Watercolor Wash Brush, 05842-1001, 1” (25 mm)
  • (1) Scholastic Sable and Taklon Brush Set of 6, 05956-0069
  • (2) Holbein Designer Gouache Primary Mixing Set of 5
  • (1) Permanent White, 37ml Tube, Winsor & Newton Designers’ Gouache
  • (1) Char-Kole Squares, Box of 12, 20003-2009
  • (1) Vine Charcoal Sticks, Soft, 22989-1012, Pkg of 12
  • (1) White Conte (or “General” brand name) chalks, 22921-1021, Pkg of 12

Other Supplies

  • (1) Plastic Oval Palette 11.75 in x 8.5 inches

Recommended Artist Supply Stores*

DigiPen Campus Store
A selection of art supplies are available in the DigiPen Campus Store, and a complete art supply kit for ART 101 and ART 125 is available for order through our online store. Kits will be available for pick-up at the end of August.

Daniel Smith
15112 NE 24th St.
Bellevue, WA 98052
www.danielsmith.com

University of Washington Bookstore
4326 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
www.ubookstore.com

Online Retailers

*Note: Many art supply stores offer a student discount.