Fall 2021 Sertoma Art Class Supply List


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Drawing Fibers: Sewing & Embroidery Watercolor Acrylics Printmaking Music

If you are planning to take an art class at the Sertoma Arts Center in Fall 2021 make sure you have the right supplies. View art class supply list by category and the name of the class. 

Drawing

Find the name of the class, instructor, schedule and supplies needed for your drawing class below. 

Class  Dates/Times   Supplies 

Intro to Drawing

Instructor: Peter Marin

Sep. 17- Oct. 22, Fridays, 9 a.m. to noon

Purchase any brand of the following:

  • 18x24 100 sheet newsprint
  • 18x24 12-24 sheet drawing pad
  • Vine charcoal
  • Compressed charcoal
  • Drawing board with clips
  • Pink pearl eraser
  • Kneaded eraser
  • And other materials you wish to work with

Fibers: Sewing & Embroidery

There are several upcoming fibers classes that include sewing, embroidery and garment making. Each has their own supply list. 

Beginner Sewing Classes Supply Lists

For the following sewing classes please bring only 100% cotton medium weight quilting fabric to class. Quilting cottons are sold by the yard and are usually 44”-45” wide. Sertoma will provide sewing machines. If you have questions, please contact the instructor at joy.kelley@gmail.com.

Class  Date(s)/Times  Supplies 

Fibers - Beginning Sewing Holiday Table Runner

Instructor: Joy Kelley 

Nov. 20, Saturday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

You will need the following items:

  • 1 yard fabric (½ yard for the top and ½ yard for the bottom)
  • 1 spool of coordinated all-purpose thread
  • Fabric should be washed, dried, and pressed prior to class.

Fibers - Beginning Sewing Holiday Gift Bag 

Instructor: Joy Kelley 

Dec. 11, Saturday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

 You will need the following items:

  •  ½ yard fabric for the bag exterior
  •  ½ yard fabric for the bag interior
  • 2 yards of ribbon or cord (¼ - ½” wide)
  • 1 spool of coordinated all-purpose thread

Fabric should be washed, dried, and pressed prior to class. 
 

Fibers - Beginning Sewing Piped Pillows

Instructor: Joy Kelley 

Aug. 31- Sep. 28, Tuesdays,  10 a.m. to noon &
Sept. 2 - Sept. 30,  Thursdays,  6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
You will need the following items:
  • 1 yard fabric (washed, dried and pressed prior to
  • class)
  • 1 spool of coordinated all-purpose thread
  • $13 supply fee to be paid to instructor at first class for cording, fiberfill and interfacing

Garment Making

If you've ever wanted to try making your own clothes, here's what you'll need for the upcoming garment making class. 

Class Dates/Times Supplies

Fibers Garment Making

Instructor:
Brandy Godsil 

Sep. 20 - Oct. 25, Mondays, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Muslin fabric (at least 2 yards suggested)
  • Pattern/garment design. Fabric yardage based on student size and pattern choice (recommended that you wait until after the first class to consult with instructor)
  • All tools and mannequins will be supplied by Sertoma, but you are welcome to bring your own(pins, rulers, chalk, etc.)

Embroidery

Current students should bring projects they are working on.

New students are required to purchase the full kit of tools and supplies from the instructor. Instructor needs one month’s notice to order supplies for new students. New students are highly encouraged to contact the instructor for more information before enrolling.

Additional supplies will be available for purchase from instructor during class. For photos of the designs, details of the kit contents, and much more information, please contact instructor at nuidosensei@gmail.com. 

Class  Dates/Times Supplies

Fibers Traditional Japanese Embroidery

Instructor:
Pam Reading 

Nov. 6 - Nov. 7, Saturday & Sunday

Kit costs = $309

Kit includes 15” Habutae silk, box chart, picture,end clothes ($58.50); 29” frame ($85); Needle set ($39); Tekobari ($29); Awl ($11); Wheat starch ($2) Finishing paper ($2); Triangles ($4.50); Red couching thread ($7); #1 gold ($7); 8 tubes silk x $8 each ($64)

 

Watercolor

You will need paints, brushes, buckets, water bottles and other supplies to create watercolors. Each class list varies slightly. 

Painting - Beginning Watercolors

Class  Paints, Paper & Brushes Other Supplies 

Painting - Beginning Watercolors

Instructor:
Ryan Fox

Sep 13-Oct 11 M 9:30 AM-12:30 PM
Nov. 1-Nov. 29 M 9:30 AM-12:30 PM

  • You do not have to spend a fortune on paints. As long as you have one of each primary color, or opposites on the color wheel (red-green, orange-blue, yellow-purple), you can make a painting.
  • Instructor's favorites include Ultramarine Blue Rose Madder Hue, Cerulean Blue (Winsor & Rose Lake (Opera) Cobalt Blue Alizarin Crimson Aureolin Burnt Sienna; Transparent Yellow Sap Green (Turner) Winsor Yellow Neutral Tint Titanium White Winsor Green (Blue) Orange Lake (Maimeri)
  • Arches Watercolor Paper- 140 or 300lb. Cold press or rough surface.
  • Brushes in #4 and #6 for details. A squirrel mop brush in #8 or #10 size as well for large washes.
  • Creative Mark Mandalay Professional Goat Hair Hake Brush (commonly known as simply a Hake brush)- 2" brush
  • Watercolor Palette. Sterling Edwards or Tom Lynch covered palettes. Get a larger palette unless you need to work outdoors and want a smaller one.
  • One 16x24” Gator Board or sheet of plexiglass.
  • SoHo Urban Artists Acrylic Spray Bottle.
  • Water container such as: Dupre Watercolor Bucket or Jerry’s Watercolor Bucket. Or anything that contains water.
  • Several watercolor brushes. I like the Mimik
  • Paper towels like Viva
  • Drawing supplies. Several pencils (2H and 2B). Kneaded AND white eraser
  • Sketchbook
  • Photo references. Students are welcome to bring their own reference material or choose from the instructor's images.

 

Watercolor Again Class

Class Paints, Brushes & Paper Other Supplies

Watercolor Again 

Instructor:
Ryan Fox

Sep. 13-Oct. 11,  Mondays, 1 - 4pm & 
Nov. 1-Nov. 29,  Mondays 1- 4 pm

  • Watercolor Paints: Lunar Black (Daniel Smith)Shadow Violet (Daniel Smith), Rose Madder Genuine (Turner), Ultramarine Blue, Aureolin, Winsor Yellow, Winsor Purple, Yellow Ochre, Perinone Orange (Daniel Smith), and Burnt Sienna.
  • You can also use your all your normal colors too.
  • 2 Sheets of professional watercolor paper. I recommend Arches or Fabriano Artistico that can be cut down to quarter sheet size (11x15”). DO NOT buy watercolor pads - the paper is inferior.
  • 2 sheets of YUPO synthetic. Heavy Weight
  • Brushes for watercolor
  • Watercolor palette
  • 1 bottle of Pebeo, Winsor Newton, or Graffix masking fluid.
  • Small Soho spray bottle
  • Board to put paper on - can be plexiglass, wood, or gator board. Needs to be waterproof.
  • Bucket for water
  • 2” Scotch masking tape
  • Paper towel. I use Viva w/o texture
  • Photographic references will be provided by instructor before each class via email

 

Workshop- Watercolor Weekend 

Session 1: Sep. 18-19, Saturday  9:45 a.m. - 3:30 PM &  Su 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Session 2: Oct. 16-17 Sa 9:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m. & Su 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Session 3: Nov. 20-21 Sa 9:45 a.m. -3:30 p.m. & Su 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Session 4Dec. 18-19 Sa 9:45 a.m. -3:30 p.m. &  Su 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Class  Paint, Paper & Brushes Other Supplies

Workshop- Watercolor Weekend 

Instructor:
Janie Johnson

 

  • Paint: Instructor's favorites are Maimeriblu and Lukas 1862 watercolor paints because they stay moist and you can achieve rich colors with little effort, but any professional grade of watercolor paint will work.
  • These colors are suggested but bring what you have: Cobalt or Cyan, French Ultramarine Blue, Golden Lake or Raw Sienna, Indian Yellow, Brown Stil de Grain or Burnt Sienna, Primary Red Magenta or Permanent Rose, Sandal Red or Cad. Red, Sap Green, Permanent Green, Perm. Violet Bluish. 
  • Brushes: 1 inch and ½ inch flat brush, #10 or larger round brush, small rigger or script brush
  • Paper: 140lb. Arches Cold Press or 140lb. Fabriano Artistico Cold Press

 

  • Covered Watercolor Palette
  • Nonabsorbent board to paint on (gatorboard is great)
  • Various supplies such as paper towels, hair dryer, sketch book, pencil, stapler, tape, and anyt

Acrylics

There are several acrylics painting classes this fall. Find your class in the tables below for the list of specific supplies needed. 

Intro to Painting 

Class  Dates/ Times   Supplies 

Intro to Painting 

Instructor:
Peter Marin

Nov.5 - Dec 17, Fri., 9 am - noon 
  • Acrylic Paint Colors: Black, White, Cadmium
  • Red, Cadmium Yellow, Cadmium Orange, Ultramarine Blue, Pthalo Blue, Any Greens, Yellow
  • Orchre, Burnt Sienna, Alizarin Crimson, Any other colors you wish to use
  • 12x16 disposable palette
  • assorted palette knives
  • rags or paper towels
  • 2 plastic quart containers
  • 18x24 canvas pad with 20 sheets, matte medium

Painting - Beginning Acrylics

Class  Dates/Times  Supplies 

Painting Beginning
Acrylics

Instructor:
Larry Dean

Sep. 13-Oct. 18 M 6:30-9 pm
Nov. 8-Dec. 13 M 6:30-9 pm
  • Acrylic Paint Colors (Students may choose to use
  • oil):Cadmium Red, Cadmium Yellow, Pthalo Blue, Ultramarine Blue, Burnt Umber, Titanium White, Alizarin Crimson, Lemon Yellow(Hansa), Permanent Green
  • Canvas: 3 canvas panels, 2 canvases 16” x 20”
  • Brushes: Any variety of brushes.

Painting - Acrylics Studio

Class  Dates/Times  Supplies 

Painting - Acrylics Studio

Instructor: Larry Dean 

 

Sep. 14-Oct. 19 Tu 6:30-9 pm
Nov. 9-Dec. 14 Tu 6:30-9 pm
  • Acrylic Paint Colors: (Students may choose to use oil)
  • Cadmium Red, Cadmium Yellow, Pthalo Blue, Ultramarine Blue, Burnt Umber, Titanium White, Alizarin Crimson, Lemon Yellow (Hansa), Permanent Green
  • Canvas: 3 canvas panels, 2 canvases 16” x 20”
  • Brushes: Any variety of brushes.

Painting - Larry Dean's Studio 

Class  Dates/Times  Supplies 

Painting Larry Dean's Studio

Instructor:
Larry Dean

Sep. 13-Oct. 11 Tu 1pm -3:30pm
Nov. 9-Dec. 14 Tu 1-3:30pm
 
  • Acrylic Paint Colors: (Students may choose to use oil)
  • Cadmium Red, Cadmium Yellow, Pthalo Blue, Ultramarine Blue, Burnt Umber, Titanium White, Alizarin Crimson, Lemon Yellow (Hansa), Permanent Green
  • Canvas: 3 canvas panels, 2 canvases 16” x 20”
  • Brushes: Any variety of brushes.

 

Printmaking

Printmaking - Learn to Screen Print

Note: silk screen fabric is only available at the Sertoma Arts Center store. Instructor will cover making your own screen in class.

Class  Dates/Times  Supplies 

Printmaking - Learn to Screen Print

Instructor:
Keith Norval

Sep 15-Oct 20 Wed. 7:00-9:30ppm
  • Speedball FABRIC Screen Print Ink - black and a couple of other colors or whatever colors you want to print with. Another good brand is Jaquard. (For dark fabrics you want OPAQUE ink.)
  • Two 11 x 14' Screen Printing Frames - only available Jerry's Artarama. You can do larger or smaller fames depending on your budget.
  • We will also learn how to stretch our own screens two 14' stretcher bars and two 18' stretcher bars and some un stretched silk screen fabric)
  • Whatever you want to print on: t-shirts, sweatshirts, aprons, bags etc. Online: www.cheapestees.com or www.dharmatrading.com
  • Make sure they are 100 % cotton or 50/50 cotton/acrylic blend for best results.
  • Bring an idea for your first project, you want a high contrast image where the lines aren't too thin
  • Optional: Your own squeegee for printing at home and/or Paper for printing (Arches cover or Stonehenge work well)

Printmaking - Intro to Linoleum Block

Class Dates/Times  Supplies 
Printmaking – Intro to Linoleum Block Print

Instructor:
Keith Norval

Nov. 3-Dec. 15 Wed 7-9:30pm
  • Un-mounted linoleum block (5 x 7' up to 8 x 10') – two or three to start
  • Speedball linoleum carving tool with cutters (blades)
  • Paper (Rives BFK or Arches Cover) - two or three sheets to start
  • Water based block printing ink (black and any additional colors)
  • Supplies available at Jerry's Artarama. Bring in a high contrast image to transfer to your linoleum block.
  • Optional: Tracing paper and Brayer for printing at home

 

Music

Find class instructor information and supply list for your music class below. 

Class  Dates/Times  Supplies 
Music - Appalachian Dulcimer with Joan Burroughs Sep. 22 Wed. 9:30am-4:00pm
  •  Bring your own mountain dulcimer, with 6 1/2 fret preferred
  • Ode to Joy tab provided with permission from the author Maureen Sellers www.Maureensellers.com, Maureensel@aol.com 812-945-9094

Some books may be available for purchase in class $12 or less

 

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Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources
Service Categories:
Raleigh Arts

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