Drawing & Painting the Landscape: Plein Air
Required Materials for the FIRST class:
Black-and-white or color medium of your choice and paper or canvas. If undecided, bring materials on hand. Choose materials in size and weight manageable in an outdoor setting.
Materials for subsequent classes:
*Materials will be discussed at the first class session. Options include:
graphite, conte, charcoal, litho, markers, pastels, oil pastels, colored pencils
gouache, transparent watercolor, oils, acrylic, inks
paper or canvas:
individual sheets or pad
tape, erasers, single-edge razor blade and sandpaper, soft rag or chamois, brushes, plastic containers for liquids
foamcore for drawing board and portfolio, portable stool and/or easel
Suggested Art Supply Stores:
New York Central Art Supply: 62 Third Avenue
Dick Blick: 1-5 Bond Street
Pearl Paint: 308 Canal Street
DaVinci Art Supply: 137 East 23rd St.
*Some of these stores will give you a student discount if you present your Cooper Union Continuing Education registration receipt.