What do I need for my first class?

These shops offer pre-made packages according to LifeART specifications

Creative Arts Shop:

  • 5% discount for LifeART students
  • 44 Oxford Street, Durbanville
  • Phone:021 975 5373

Art Attack Shop:

  • 5% discount for LifeART students
  • FREE delivery of products
  • 1/1, High Street Shopping Village, High Street, Rosenpark, Cape Town, 7550
  • Phone:021 914 1263

What do you need for your first class

Once you have everything you are set to paint for the next year or two!
The initial 16 lessons you will only need:

  1. 1 x A4 Sketch Book at least 200 gram paper
  2. 1 x A4 Bound Note book of good quality blank paper
  3. Variety of hard + medium + soft pencils. A good selection is:
    • 1 x HB
    • 1 x 2B
    • 1 x 4B
    • 1 x 8/9B

    2. Various erasers:

    • Normal Erasor
    • Grip / Drawing Eraser
    • Putty Rubber

    3. Paint + Brushes: 

    • Paynes Grey Acrylic
    • White Acrylic
    • Hog Hair Flat and Round no: 2+4+6
    • Nylon Angle no: small + medium + large

    Materials needed from lesson 16 onward: 

    Yes! the fun begins!

    Paints:

    • Acrylic paint, preferably Zelcryl from Zellen
    • Cheaper brands like Iris
    • or Dala is also available

    One of each:

      1. Lemon Yellow
      2. Cadmium or Deep Yellow
      3. Cadmium or Bright Red
      4. Alizaren Crimson
      5. Ultramarine Blue
      6. Phtalo Blue
      7. Prussian Blue
      8. Cerulean Blue (***Optional)
      9. White (large tube)
      10. Burnt Sienna
      11. Yellow Ocher
      12. Burnt Umber
      13. Payne’s Grey
      14. Viridian Green (nice to glaze with)
      15. Dioxide Purple (nice to glaze with)
      16. 1 x A3 pallet book to mix paint on
      17. A4 smooth (ish) canvass pad (to paint examples on)

    Brushes:

    Brushes:

    1. Hogshair Flat and Round no: 2+4+6 + 8 +10
    2. Artificial Hogshair Filbert no: 2+4+6+8 +10
    3. Nylon flat no: 2+4+6+8+22
    4. Nylon Round no 2+4+6+8 +10
    5. Nylon Angle no: small + medium + large

    Pallet Knives:

    • Set of 5 OR
    • get PK07 + 02
     

     

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