Painting Tips


Essential Items to keep in your painting bag:

  • water container
  • paper towels
  • palette paper
  • tracing paper
  • light & dark graphite or transfer paper painter's tape
  • stylus
  • Q-tips
  • pencil, pen & notepad
  • "Design" Kneaded Eraser
  • "Artgum" Eraser
  • "Sanford' Magic Rub Eraser
  • white charcoal pencil
  • small scissors
  • hand sanitizer & baby wipes
  • small clear ruler
  • black sharpie fine point
  • extra pair of reading glasses
  • 2 plastic grocery bags (1 to put your water container into after painting and 1 to protect your artwork).  

Before you leave for a class or a chapter meeting, be sure to add your paints, brushes, prep instructions, pattern, surface, lunch or snacks, and a drink.  

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