Yep! You’ll need materials for your classes this fall.
First check out the Material Archive post….and get started collecting! Then look at the required materials list for your ‘art kit’ below. You can choose to assemble these materials yourself, or take advantage of the convenience and savings of having the AU Bookstore do it for you. The Art Kit can be purchased online at the AU Bookstore (along with the required book, How to be an Explorer of the World by Keri Smith.)
To do this, go directly to the bookstore http://alfred.bncollege.com/ or click on ‘text’ while in BannerWeb!
Tool + Material Kits 2014 – 2015
The Alfred University School of Art + Design Foundations Program requires that you purchase the following list of supplies. For convenience, the bookstore offers the kit at a discounted price, but if you already have many of these items, you are welcome to assemble the materials yourself. In addition, please read the Technology Guide for additional requirements including a computer, camera and other materials.
- Drawing Pencils: 2 Ebony Pencils, 2 medium HB, 1 4H hard pencil
- Compressed Charcoal 4 pack
- 5 Packs Vine Charcoal (30 sticks total)
- 9B Graphite Stick
- 2 Bulldog Clips
- 2 Kneaded Erasers , a Pink Eraser , a White Staedtler brand eraser
- Acrylic Paint: white, black, cad red med, alizarin crimson, ultramarine blue, pthalo blue, cadmium, cadmium yellow, yellow ochre ** please purchase artist grade paint.
- An assorted pack of 5 brushes can be flat and round, should be soft water color type of varying sizes.
- 1 Bamboo Brush
- Several wide cheap wooden brushes horsehair (2 – 3 inches)
- Olfa 9mm wheel lock utility knife (300)
- Olfa Blades – 10 pack
- X-Acto Knife with cap (#2) X-Acto Blades (#2)
- Box of Pushpins (100 pieces)
- Pack of Assorted Sewing Needles
- Seam Ripper
- Spool of Thread (Black)
- Compass (with extension)
- 18” Metal Ruler with cork back
- Hot Glue Gun 50 pack Glue Sticks
- Sobo Glue
- UHU glue stick
- Work Gloves Safety Glasses
- Tool Box w/tray
- 1 25-sheet package of 81/2 x 11 photo paper
- 1 Flash Drive 4 G or higher.
- 10 pack of DVD’s in cases