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Find all your creative supplies listed below. Academy students should plan on buying all supplies marked "Essential" unless they already own something similar.

Colored Pencil Academy Supplies

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This eraser can be molded to erase tiny areas. You can press and lift instead of rubbing, and you can knead it to clean it!

Kneaded Eraser

ESSENTIAL

My favorite standard graphite pencil set.

Prismacolor Graphite Pencil Set

ESSENTIAL

A great small sketch book for warm up exercises in class or on the go!

Small Sketch Book

ESSENTIAL

A great inexpensive T-square ruler for getting perfect horizontal and vertical lines.

T-square Ruler

ESSENTIAL

A great inexpensive brush for getting eraser and pencil crumbs off your paper without smearing!

Hake Brush

ESSENTIAL

A great set of professional colored pencils. This is the smallest set you'll want but if you can afford it, get the larger set of 150ct.

Prismacolor Colored Pencil Set 72ct

ESSENTIAL

An inexpensive, nice white eraser. I prefer this brand but any brand will do.

White Pearl Eraser

ESSENTIAL

A retractable eraser for smaller areas.

Retractable Eraser

ESSENTIAL

A great smaller size drawing pad.

9x12 Drawing Pad (spiral)

ESSENTIAL

An amazing personal pencil sharpener for graphite or colored pencils.

Battery Operated Pencil Sharpener

ESSENTIAL

The poster putty acts as an eraser for colored pencils.

Poster Putty (CP eraser)

ESSENTIAL

A larger, smooth finish paper for fine art drawings.

Large Bristol Drawing Pad 19 X 24

ESSENTIAL

A colored pencil with no pigment to blend colors!

Colored Pencil Colorless Blenders

ESSENTIAL

Smooth paper for final drawings.

Bristol Paper 9x12

ESSENTIAL

This handy pocket color wheel will be a great tool as you create with color!

Color Wheel

ESSENTIAL

This mid-value paper is great for charcoal, colored pencil and graphite art!

Toned Paper (tan)

ESSENTIAL

An easy way to burnish your colored pencil layers together.

Colored Pencil Blender Marker

SECONDARY

You'll use these to blend your watercolor pencils and also for watercolor sketching.

Watercolor Brush Pen Set

SECONDARY

A tool to help you resize your drawing from the reference.

Proportional Divider Tool

SECONDARY

A great way to soften your strokes.

Blending Stumps

SECONDARY

Some of the nicest drawing surfaces I've used. Especially good for colored pencils and portrait drawing because of the smooth texture.

Stonehenge Paper Pad

SECONDARY

A great thin leaded, soft colored pencil that works well for sketching!

Verithin Colored Pencils

SECONDARY

This is an upgrade from the standard set of professional colored pencils that is on the list. If you can afford these, it's worth it!

Prismacolor Colored Pencil Set 150 ct

OPTIONAL

A flat smooth drawing panel. Helps you work on a tilted surface.

Drawing Board

OPTIONAL

A great heavyweight, textured paper for mixed media.

Canson Mixed Media 7X10

OPTIONAL

A set of tiny ended rectangular and round retractable erasers. Great for tiny areas!

Micro-size Retractable Erasers by Mono Zero

OPTIONAL

This soft, smooth paper is amazing for sketching.

11x17 Hammermill Color Copy Paper

OPTIONAL

A handy little tool to help you get a variety of different size circles.

Circle Maker

OPTIONAL

Three ring binder to hold handouts and charts. If you have one at home, just use that!

Three Ring Binder

ESSENTIAL

Sometimes the 12" ruler is just not long enough!

18" T-square

OPTIONAL

I love this rechargeable light table! Makes a great drawing surface and there's no cords.

Rechargeable Tracing Light Table

GREAT GIFT IDEAS

A cute bracelet all female artists are sure to love!

Art Bracelet

GREAT GIFT IDEAS

A large 15x18 backpack style art bag.

Art Bag

GREAT GIFT IDEAS

An amazing way to organize all your colored pencils!

Colored Pencil Organizer Bag

GREAT GIFT IDEAS

A great sketchbook for the artist who has everything!

Nice Art Sketchbook

GREAT GIFT IDEAS

A fun artistic keychain!

Art Keychain

GREAT GIFT IDEAS

A great book to use as a drawing reference.

Who's Who in Disney

GREAT GIFT IDEAS

A blank multi-media art journal.

Blank Creative Journal Book

GREAT GIFT IDEAS

Handy clipboard to hold your sketch paper.

11X17 Clipboard

GREAT GIFT IDEAS

This eraser is great for erasing or lightening wax based colored pencils.

Battery Operated Eraser

GREAT GIFT IDEAS

A small pencil pouch to keep your supplies together.

Small Pencil Pouch

GREAT GIFT IDEAS

A great set of alcohol markers for adding color to your artwork.

Brush Marker Set

GREAT GIFT IDEAS

An inexpensive ink pen. Love these!

Onyx Pens

GREAT GIFT IDEAS

This is a great tote for teens and adults to carry a variety of art supplies. A little too large for younger kids.

Large Art Tote Bag

GREAT GIFT IDEAS

If you want to easily see the values in something that is full color, you can hold this over it and see only values.

Red Transparency Sheet

OPTIONAL

If you enjoy drawing or painting from life and want to do still life, this is a great tool to help you get the lighting right.

Photo Box with Lights

GREAT GIFT IDEAS

I use this case to hold my drawing pencils, charcoal pencils, verithin pencils, and a few markers! I love it!

Large Pencil Organizer Bag

GREAT GIFT IDEAS

This is an amazing set of buttery soft drawing pencils with a wide range from 10H to 10B. An upgrade from the Prismacolor brand.

Mitsubishi Graphite Pencil Set (Hi-uni)

GREAT GIFT IDEAS

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