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Online Art Therapy Studio

 

During Covid-19, you might find it challenging to access art materials or have limited finances available. Don’t worry, you don’t have to buy expensive materials and even basic materials such as pencils and pens are absolutely fine to use. Here are some ideas for inspiration and see what materials you are drawn to and want to bring to the sessions. 

 

Paper:

Plain paper – varying sizes, from A1–A4

Watercolour paper - varying sizes, from A3-A5

Colour paper – varying sizes

Tissue paper

Collage paper, i.g. Shiney paper, cut out shapes, stencils

Drawing Materials:

Pencils – HB, 2B etc

Coloured Pencils

Rulers

Charcoal

Pastels – Soft & Hard

Rubbers

Sharpeners

Felt tip pens – chunky, thick, thin

Fine liners

Gold & silver pens

Other:

Masking tape

Sellotape

PVA Glue

Pritt stick

Scissors

Glitter

Glitter pieces

Sequins

Paints:

Poster colours x 8

Metallic paints

Paint Box

Paint Palettes

Brushes

Water Colour

Oils

Acrylics

Inks (and possibly pen for ink)

Modelling:

Self-hardening Clay

Plasticine

‘Found’ objects or recycled objects for 3d making or collage:

Corks

Polystyrene

Silver foil

Egg cartoons

Boxes

String

Wire

Straws

Sticks

Pipe cleaners

Fabric such as felt / ribbon /fur from old clothes etc

Newspaper

Magazines

Cardboard

Shells

Leaves/ twigs etc found objects in nature