Spring ’17 Materials

Spring ’17 Materials

ID Banner for Art 110 at CSU Long Beach for Spring Semester 2017

Chart showing different widths of Montana Gold spray paint system


  • There is no paper textbook to buy.
  • Your smartphone is your textbook.



Week 1 – Plaster Casting

  1. 4# Box of Plaster of Paris – Any Hardware store
  2. Metal Hand Shovel – plastic shovels suck, metal shovels are expensive, but Daiso has metal shovels for $1.50! 😀
  3. Bucket – steal from mom ‘n dad or split one at Hardware store with classmate
  4. Stir Stick – free at Hardware store, just ask at paint counter (a free 5-gallon stir stick is even better than a 1-gallon)
  5. Cheap 1″ paint brush (optional) don’t need this, but most students like to brush sand off their finished casting

photo of 3x5 index cards

Attendance – Starting Week 2, and every Wednesday

  • 4×6 index cards – not 3×5 and not paper, please use 4×6 index cards

Lisa Bernhauser creating an automatic drawing with a friend

Week 5 – Automatic Drawing

  • 22×30″ sheet of Rives BFK White – CSULB Art Store in FA3
  • Some kind of Board or plywood or cardbaord to tape it to
  • Oil Crayons – get a whole set at Daiso for $1.50!

Lisa Bernhauser sketching a landscape at the CSULB Japanese Garden

Week 8 – Sketching

  • Paper to draw on, several sheets, preferably unlined
  • Any pencil will do, but a “Draughting Pencil” from CSULB Art Store is awesome (can also try Pastels from Automatic Drawing)

WWE Diva Kaitlyn and Montana Gold Acrylic Professional Spray Paint

Week 9 – Graffiti Writing

Photo of an Art Care Package featuring a variety of Dodger Ephemera

Week 13 – Art Care Package

  • Envelope or Box
  • Ephemera from life, etc

a couple finger painting

Week 15 – Finger Painting

  • Use the other side of your Rives BFK from Automatic Drawing activity (or buy another sheet)
  • Any 3 non-toxic, washable, acrylic paints, only need very small quantities

120108-N-GC412-001 ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 8, 2012) Hull Maintenance Technician 3rd Class Dustin Lenhardt and Hull Maintenance Technician 3rd Class Cody Eitniear weld in the sheet metal shop aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Will Tyndall/Released)

Other Materials

Whatever materials you might need to realize your vision on various Activities. Mostly no-cost or low-cost stuff you can find around the house.

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