Colored Pencil Supplies

Colored Pencils:  Many fine art stores will offer a variety of colored pencils to choose from.  For my classes I recommend Faber-Castell Polychromos, Caran d’Ache Luminance, or Prismacolor Colored pencil sets are acceptable.  There are other brands that are fine to work with.  If you have any questions about pencil sets please email me.  

Paper:  Heavyweight art paper in medium or smooth finish. I prefer Stonehenge paper.  But any watercolor paper should be fine.

Pencil Sharpeners:  Hand held or electric should do the job

Tape:  Masking tape or any type of low tack tape.

Eraser:  One kneaded eraser, and some type of plastic or vinyl eraser.  You can also use a battery operated eraser.

Solvents:  To apply a more painterly look to your work, I use Gamsol.  You can use any cheap water color type of brush for applying Gamsol.  Gamsol is an odorless mineral spirit.

Dusting Brush:  Brush for removing dust and erasers from drawing.

Clipboard:  Any type of clipboard that is larger than the paper you are drawing on.