So what is in the Art Kit?

Tool + Material Kits 2020-2021

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.

  • At least 2 re-usable cloth face masks
  • 2 bottles of hand sanitizer ( at least 8 oz each)
  • Drawing Pencils: 2 medium 4B, 1 4H Hard
  • 2 Ebony Pencils
  • 2 9-B graphite sticks
  • Oil pastels 1 pack of 24
  • Conte crayons (4 pack-multi color)
  • 2 Bulldog clips
  • Erasers: 2 kneaded, 1 white
  • Gouache
  • watercolor paper pad
  • Rectangular Plastic Palette for use with Gouache
  • An assorted pack of 7 brushes. Try to get a variety of flat and round brushes and a variety of hair types eg, soft water color, bristle etc.
  • 1 bamboo brush size 6
  • Box cutter or Utility knife
  • Small cutting mat   (12”x18”)
  • X-acto knife with extra blades ( size #2 blades)
  • Bottle of India ink ( at least 4 oz)
  • Pencil sharpener
  • 2 rolls of blue painters tape ( 3/4 inch – 1 inch size)
  • Scissors
  • 18 inch cork backed metal ruler
  • Hot glue gun with a pack of extra glue sticks
  • UHU glue stick
  • 1 flash drive ( at least 16GB)
  • 2 Disposable quart containers for water ( for use with wet media)
  • Sketch book, at least 8 1/2 x 11 size ( try to get one that is side spiral bound so it can lay flat)
  • Double-sided scotch tape
  • Masonite drawing board large enough to fit a 22 x 30 inch sheet of paper
  • 18”x24”Pad of paper

Thanks to PropMedic on deviant art for the image! ( See at http://propmedic.deviantart.com/art/TF2-Papercraft-RED-Toolbox-77759668)