Collage & The City
32 oz. jar regular gel medium - matte (Golden brand recommended)
32 oz. jar regular gel medium - gloss (Golden brand recommended)
16 oz. bottle Golden brand "GAC 700"
32 oz. jar Matte medium (Golden brand recommended)
7 oz. bottle Elmer's Glue
1" wide roll masking tape
X-acto knife with replacement blades
"self-healing" cutting board, 12" X 18"
2 pads 14" X 17" Bristol paper (either Vellum or Smooth surface)
14" X 17" inch white drawing paper pad
1" house painting brush, or a 1" flat artist's brush
Basic drawing materials such as graphite pencils and erasers
Basic acrylic painting set, primary and secondary colors, black and
white in 8 oz. tubes (Golden brand recommended)
Due to the nature of collage, students will be asked to find/purchase materials during to duration of the course, but this will be optional/at minimal cost.
Examples include fabric, paper, found objects, photocopies, household supplies, ephemera, etc.
No turpentine, oil paint, toxic mediums, or sprays are permitted in Cooper Union classrooms.
Suggested Art Supply Stores:
New York Central Art Supply: 62 Third Avenue
Utrecht: 111 East 4th Avenue
Dick Blick: 1-5 Bond Street
Pearl Paint: 308 Canal Street
DaVinci Art Supply: 137 East 23rd St.
Some of these stores will give you a student discount if you present your Cooper Union Continuing Education registration receipt.