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EQUIPMENT

 

Essential Writing/Drawing Materials

You don’t need much but you should have at least the following

        Sketchbook (5” x 8” to 8.5” X 11” – preferably hardbound)

        Pencils (HB) – standard or mechanical

        Pencil sharpener

        Eraser

        Fine tip marker pen/technical pen (.03-.05 mm) – permanent waterproof ink

 

Optional Drawing Materials

If you would like to enhance your drawings and add color consider the following

Additional pencils (2B – 4B – soft pencils for darker shading)

Flat carpenter’s pencil (for shading large areas)

Colored pencils

        Colored markers – fine tip

        Watercolors – compact field kit

        Paper stomps (for blending pencil areas)

 

Carrying Gear for drawing materials

You will need something sturdy and comfortable to carry your gear around the grounds

        Backpack

        Shoulder bag

        Tote bag

 

Something comfortable to sit on

Bring something comfortable to sit on and keep you dry

        Portable Stool

        Ground pad

               

Personal Gear

Bring your comfort items – no portable listening devices (radio/CD), nature will provide the sounds and entertainment

        Drinking water

        Sun screen

        Insect repellant

        Rain gear

 

Food

We will be out most of the day so bring some snack items and a Brown Bag Lunch              

        Snack food

        Brown bag lunch

Sense of Humor

        Bring it, don't leave it at home!