Materials List – Children’s and Teens Classes.


Fees covers most basic materials. Cost does not cover kiln firings. Term fees cannot cover artist quality materials.

Students might need to provide some of their own materials and/or equipment for larger extension project. Students working with clay, other than in tutor directed activities, will be required to cover firing costs.

You are required to provide the following:

  1. A4 Visual Diary
  2. A3 cartridge spiral sketchbook
  3. Good quality pencil eraser eg Faber Castell
  4. 1 pencil sharpener
  5. Pencils: B, 2B, 4B,6B (preferably Staedtler, Faber Castell or Derwent:  NOT Mont Marte or Art Studio);
  6. Pencil case.
  7. Kneadable (putty) eraser- Faber Castell NOT Mont Marte or Art Studio
  8. A3 economy grade watercolour paper pad (not an acrylic pad). This is a requirement for all classes except the Children’s Art Classes.

Please purchase one of the following brands of economy grade watercolour pads with paper weight of 270gsm or 300 gsm (approx $25.00). Canson Montvale or Reeves Eraldo di Paolo Watercolour Pad  or similar.

NB.  There is a great discrepancy between economy-grade brands. Some pads labelled as watercolour do not have sufficient seal for watercolour. Please do not purchase Mont Matre, Art Studio, Art Academy, Derwent watercolour pads. Do not purchase an acrylic pad.

Where to Buy.

Art Shed Brisbane
274 Montague Rd
West End QLD 4101
(07) 3846 1330

Eckersley’s Art & Craft
Brisbane City location
41-43 Adelaide Street
QLD 4000
07 3084 6230
Milton location
12 Douglas St
Milton QLD 4064
07 3858 2700

Oxlades Art Supplies
South Brisbane location
South Brisbane QLD
(07) 3846 0611
Fotitude Valley location
136 Wickham St,
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
(07) 3252 8238