Summer ’18 Materials

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Chart showing different widths of Montana Gold spray paint system

Textbook

  • There is no paper textbook to buy.
  • Your Laptop & Phone are your textbooks.

Materials

Wk 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

Wk 2 – vlog

  • Your Phone (or a Camera or Video Camera)

Wk 3 – Secret Architecture

  • Something to draw with. Like a pencil & paper, or a computer drawing program, or whatever you like.
WWE Diva Kaitlyn and Montana Gold Acrylic Professional Spray Paint
WWE Diva Kaitlyn and Montana Gold Acrylic Professional Spray Paint

Wk 4 Graffiti Writing

Wk 5 – Life Design

  • Your computer

Wk 6 – Your Turn

  • Since this is an art activity that you design for yourself, you’ll need whatever materials you choose.
Lisa Bernhauser sketching a landscape at the CSULB Japanese Garden
Lisa Bernhauser

Wk 7 – Sketching

  • Pencil & Paper

Wk 8 – ePortfolio

  • Your Computer

Wk 9 – Museum Visit

  • Your Phone (or some other camera)

a couple finger painting

Wk 10 – Finger Painting

  • 22×30″ sheet of Rives BFK White is awesome! Any large sheet of paper will work. Bigger than 8-1/2×11, please!
  • Any 3 non-toxic, washable, acrylic paints, only need very small quantities

Wk 11 – Environmental Portrait

  • Your phone (or other camera)

Wk 12 – One More

In this activity, you pick one of the previous 11 activities to try again and take it further conceptually, aesthetically, and/or technically. You’ll need the same or similar materials as last time.

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.

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)
120108-N-GC412-001 ARABIAN SEA, 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. 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

Comments? Questions? What great art did you see, make, or experience today?