THE ART HABIT; Supply List

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WEEK ONE
Journal
Colored Pencils or Markers

WEEK TWO
General Supplies
This is the beginning of supplies you will want to gather. Most likely you will have lots of these items at home.

Inkjet printer or laser printer; black and white or color

Mixed media journal preferably 8X10 or 9X12

Big stack of magazines

Gather family pictures; both nurturing and disturbing (to make copies of later)

Black permanent marker

Marking tools; oil pastels, crayons, pencils, colored pencils, pens, etc

Paint Brushes: Two 2″ or wider house paint brushes and various sizes of art paint brushes

White glue, matte medium or regular gel medium

Scissors

Timer

Sound Makers; gather any instruments you may have or a wine glass to circle with water for high pitch sound, pots and pans to bang, 5 gal bucket for a drum, a tin with a lid and beans to rattle

Movement: Scarves or tea towels for movement

Optional: Camera or phone to document art

WEEK THREE
Supplies for “The Initiation”
Journal
Any marking tools;  oil pastel, colored pencils, pencils, pens
3- quart buckets of watered down acrylic paint
3- 2″-3″ House Paint brushes
Wax paper, Bubble Wrap, plastic bags, onion bag netting
Cord or string to tie the book up when you are finished
1 plastic bag that your journal will fit inside of.

Supplies for “Spiral Labyrinth”
You will either need chalk or contractors spray chalk
or
about 60 ft. of material, either toilet paper, yarn, masking tape or rope depending on where you decide to make your labyrinth. See instructions. 
Journal and Pen

WEEK FOUR
Supplies forDrawing As Exploration; Blind Contour, Sage
Permanent marker
Journal
scrap paper to poke a hole through
Nature object such as a plant or a leaf

WEEK FIVE
Gutpreet Gill Quote
Movement: Scarf or Hand Towel -Optional


“Your Rattle is Your Friend”
Use a rattle you have or make a rattle out of a gourd, a seed pod, lidded tin with pebbles or plastic egg with beans. Super glue it!

“Ink Jet Copy Transfer” Video
Journal
Photo of family or ancestors
Ink Jet Copy of photo- enlarged if possible
Sponge with scrubby side
Spoon for burnishing
Paint brush- approx. 1″ flat
Clean Water
Tape
White school Glue or Regular Gel Matte Medium (recommended)

WEEK SIX
Blind Contour Drawing; Self Portrait

Mirror
Permanent Marker
Journal or paper
Scratch paper to poke a hole  for a cover paper

WEEK SEVEN
Found objects to create sound

WEEK EIGHT
Ancestral Posterization 

Journal
Black and White Copy
Carbon Paper
Tracing Paper
Pencil
Tape
Black Acrylic Paint and Paint Brush
Black Permanent Marker

WEEK NINE

Generating Primal Imagery From a Body Sensation
Colored Pencils or Colored Markers

Adding Stencils, Tracings, Collage and Image Research to Your Visual Journal
Camera to create a file of images that elicit body sensations
Stencils (cut your own stencil or use flat, found objects for stencils or use stencils you have purchased) 
Acrylic paint
Stencil brush or wedged makeup sponge
    Hint: I take old used up round paint brushes and cut the point off straight for a flat stencil brush
Misc collage material
Carbon Paper to trace images from magazines or your drawings

 

 

WEEK TEN
ANCESTRAL TIME TRAVEL

Find a labyrinth in your community or create a labyrinth on your driveway with chalk or draw one in your journal.

Refer to this YouTube video for instructions on how to draw a classical labyrinth.
Bring your journal and rattle with you!