Fabric pre-washed & ironed and cut into 8” squares:
1. plain muslin and/or light colored prints or light colored solid cottons:
about 20 squares (more for experimenting optional)
2. a few squares of dark solids or dark prints
2 white plastic erasers (Magic Rub, Mars Staedler)
Exacto knife with sharp blade (not a utility knife)
Soft leaded pencil with fresh eraser
newsprint pad, 9” x 12” (okay but not necessary; inexpensive from art store, Michaels, etc)
OR a couple of magazines and some sheets of typing paper
Cheap watercolor brush
Foam brushes (one about 1" wide, extras in other widths if you wish)
Q Tips (a couple dozen or so)
A push pin
Scissors (not your best)
A ruler (6" best, C-thru rulers are great)
Rubber gloves (light weight surgical disposables best)
Large plastic trash bag (to protect table)
A roll of paper towels
Straight pins or t-pins (a couple dozen)
Small bottle white glue (Sobo for fabric is best but any will do)
2-3 styrofoam plates or “meat” trays from grocery store
“Found objects” to use as stamps (a key, spool, fork, shell, a vegie, bubblewrap, circular shapes--use your imagination!)
A leaf or two (fresh, not dried, indoor or outdoor, look for shape and texture, eg. fern, maple)
Note: Wear old clothes.
I’ll bring inks, materials to make stamp pads and supplies for experimenting with other types of stamps.
The materials fee is $5.
Contact Carol Anne if you have questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or 857-253-1904. Check the teaching sections of my website for more information and examples of student work: www.carolannegrotrian.com.