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Precollege High School Workshop Opening Day Supply Lists

These lists are used for general purposes. If a class is listed below it does not reflect taking place the current semester. All running courses are reflected on the Course Listings and Times page and on our Registration Website.

HSX 010: Beaded and Wire Wrapped Jewelry Design

  • round nose pliers 5"
  • chain nose 5"
  • side cutters
  • notebook
  • pen
  • container (for beads)
  • Can be purchased at any craft store. 135 W 29th Street 2nd Floor ALL CRAFT is preferred.

HSX 021: Observational Drawing for Portfolios (updated 04/12/18)

  • 18" x 24" All-Purpose pad
  • charcoal pencils (Soft, Medium & Hard)
  • pink eraser
  • Sanguine Conte Crayon
  • gray 18" x 24" charcoal paper
  • bamboo pen
  • India ink
  • white Nu-Pastel (not Pastel) or equivalent
  • small Nu-Pastel set
  • sumi brush

HSX 022: Portraits for Portfolios   (updated 9/29/17)

  • 18" x 24" all-purpose drawing paper (around 70lbs)
  • pencils: B, 2B, 4B, 6B
  • vine charcoal (small box)
  • charcoal pencil
  • drawing eraser
  • regular (household) ball point pen
  • regular (household) ruler
  • regular handheld pencil sharpener
  • Conte Crayons: red/brown & white
  • 2 papers 18"x24" -mid gray tone
  • 18"x24" canvas board
  • set of basic paint brushes (pack of 4 or 5 different sizes synthetic- not bristle brushes- should be be around $12
    eraser

HSX 025: Watercolor Workshop  (updated 6/16/17)

  • Brushes:
    3 inch hake
    3/4 inch flat
    #8 or #6 round
    Watercolor brushes only, shot handles NOT long
  • Paper
    15"X20" watercolor pad- Strathmore 140 lb. cold press
  • Watercolors
    Yarka or other student-grade watercolor set- NO TUBES
    Inexpensive plastic pallet
    #2 pencil and eraser
    2 Plastic Cups

HSX 027: Wearable Sculpture (updated 11/4/17)

  • Scissors
  • Masking Tape
  • Soft tape-measure
  • Wire: 24 gauge, any color
  • Needle-nose, bent-nose or round-nose pliers
  • Wire-cutter
  • Roll of cotton batting 45X60 inches (Michael's has Heirloom brand, very nice!)
  • Original Aleene's tacky glue, 16oz.
  • One bag of mixed sized foam brushes, or flat-bristle wash brushes
  • General purpose gardening gloves
  • Optional materials, discussed first day of class:
                           -Wireform metal mesh
                           -Sewing set with needle and thread
                           -Found objects
                           -Fabrics, yarn
                           -Decorative papers

HSX 035: Model Building Workshop  (updated 6/16/17)

  • 20"x30" white foam core
  • 24" metal ruler
  • plastic triangle set with 90 and 45 degree angles (no larger than 12")
  • exact knife (to cut foam)
  • pencil
  • white eraser

HSX 037: New York Art Scene

HSX 055: Exploring Interior Design (updated 04/12/18)

  • Architect's Scale w/1/4"
  • Rubber Cement
  • 2B & HB Pencil 
  • Scissors
  • White Eraser
  • Notebook for Note Taking
  • 90 degree plastic right triangle
  • Required for Session 3: 2 Poster Boards 11"x17"

HSX 060: Mannequin Madness (updated 6/16/17)

  • digital camera (can use phone camera)
  • pen, notepad
  • 16"x20" illustration board
  • fashion magazines (first class)
  • props, garments, and scenic elements (to be determined after first class.)

HSX 067: Fashionable Affairs: Events Made Easy (updated 04/12/18)

  • notebook
  • pen or pencil
  • tape measure
  • digital camera (or camera phone)

HSX 080: Character Creation  (updated 9/28/17)

  • loose leaf binder
  • notebook
  • drawing paper paper pad 11"x14"
  • drawing pencils (Staedtler Mars, B or equivalent
  • erasers (kneaded and white plastic)
  • Bristol board pad (vellum/regular surface 9"x12")
  • cork-backed metal ruler 18"
  • ink pens (Pigma Micron Black, .08 and Graphic 1)
  • brushes (3 brushes value set, Golden Taklon Rounds 1, 2, 3 or equivalent)
  • white opaquing paint (WN Designer's gouache, small tube .47 fl oz, or equivalent)
  • student choice of color supplies (optional)

HSX 084: Designing a Fashion Mini-Collection  (updated 04/12/18)

  • tracing pad, 11"x14"
  • marker pad, 11"x14"
  • assorted markers (Chartpak, or similar) - will discuss on the first day of class (will advise when to purchase)
  • Berol Prismacolor color pencils (or similar) - will discuss on the first day of class (will advise when to purchase)
  • artists pencils: HB/B/3B and 6B
  • kneaded eraser
  • clear plastic ruler 12"
  • decorative design papers (will advise when to purchase)
  • 11"X14" portfolio sleeve, which is open on 3 sides, minimum of 1 needs to be purchased
    double stick tape/glue stick (will advise when to purchase)

HSX 085: Fashion Design Journal  (updated 6/16/17)

  • journal, no lines (minimum Size 8.5” x 11”)
  • 11" x 14" marker layout paper pad
  • markers and pencils
  • magazine pictures (Fashion, Travel, Decorating, Etc.)
  • paper scissors
  • glue sticks
  • double stick tape
  • drawing pencils

HSX 090: Fashion Design Using Global Inspiration  (updated 04/12/18)

  • 11" x 14" Broden/Riley #37 Bright White Translucent Visual Bond layout pad (or similar)
  • 11" x 14" tracing paper Ai Friedman Swiss (or similar)
  • Prisma color pencils (or similar) of 12 or 24
  • drawing pencils 2HB , 2-4B
  • hand sharpener
  • eraser
  • paper scissors
  • glue stick
  • 12" clear plastic ruler
  • Chartpak markers (or similar) in "skin tones" such as blush, pale, sand etc, and 2 colors of your choice *keep in mind, all color choices will be used across your project* 4-6 additional colors for  sessions 2 and 3 (Approx. total of 10-12 markers)
  • 4 11"x14" black boards
  • masking tape 3/4 inch (no electrical tape)

HSX 093: Photoshop for Fashion Design

  • pen & paper

HSX 095: Costume and Couture Rendering  (updated 10/3/17)

  • 11"x14" tracing paper pad
  • 11"x14" Borden & Riley #37 translucent visual bond pad (or similar)
  • Prisma Color pencils (or similar)
  • Prisma Color pencils 90% cool dark grey (or similar)
  • skin and hair tone makers
  • Chartpak marker: color buff (or similar)
  • pencil sharpener
  • markers and pencils to match collection
  • eraser
  • drawing pencil
  • scissors
  • glue stick
  • Chartpak blender (or similar)
  • White Out pen (or similar)
  • clear plastic folder to hold drawings

HSX 098: Wearable Technology (updated 11/7/17)

  • 11x14 Tracing Paper Pad
  • 11x14 Borden & Riley #37 Translucent Visual Bond
  • Prisma Color Pencils
  • Prima Color Pencil 90% cool dark gray
  • Skin and Hair Tone Markers
  • Chartpak Color Buff
  • Pencil Sharpener
  • Markers and Pencils to match Collection
  • Eraser
  • Drawing Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue Stick
  • Chartpak Blender
  • White out pen
  • Clear Plastic Folder to Hold Drawings

HSX 099: A Week in the Life of a Fashion Concept Designer  

  • glue stick
  • colored / construction paper
  • pencils markers
  • colored pencils
  • scissors
  • at least 2 current fashion magazines
  • double-sided tape

HSX 106: Canvas Footwear: Custom Painting Techniques (updated 10/21/17)

  • 2 pairs of WHITE canvas shoes (Vans, Converse, Tom's)
  • drawing pencils
  • eraser
  • sketch pad (any size)
  • set of paint brushes (for acrylic paint: round and flat nylon bristles)
  • design references: bring printed images and inspiration relevant to you design ideas

HSX 110: Photography Portrait Workshop (updated 04/12/18)

  • digital SLR camera (single lens reflex) or point and shoot camera (DSLR will give you a better result)
    *Students may borrow an FIT camera if they do not have one, but cannot use it outside of class hours)*
  • USB drive (with at least 16 GB)
  • notebook and pen


HSX 112: Documentary Photography
(updated 10/21/17)

  • digital SLR or mirrorless camera.
    *Students may borrow an FIT camera if they do not have one, but cannot use it outside of class hours.*
  • USB drive
  • camera memory cards, at least 2 totaling 16GB  
  • camera batteries (Always good to bring extras.This will be supplied if you borrow a camera from FIT)
  • charger for camera batteries  (This will be supplied if you borrow a camera from FIT)
  • memory card reader
  • Metrocard
  • notebook
  • pen
  • examples of previous work

HSX 120: The Fabulous World of Fashion Forecasting (updated 04/12/18)

  • notebook and pen
  • (laptop permitted but not required)

HSX 121: Passion for Fashion Styling  (updated 04/12/18)

  • 3-4 magazines
  • glue stick
  • scissors
  • $10 (to purchase props for still life photo shoot)
  • comfortable shoes and layered, weather appropriate clothing for walking trip

HSX 122: The Secret of Private Branding for Retailers  (updated 6/16/17)

  • black boards
  • fabric swatches
  • color paint swatches – Home Depot

HSX 123: A Week in the Life of a Merchant  (updated 04/12/18)

  • pen
  • pencils
  • notebook

HSX 124: Personal branding and Self Promotion (updated 6/16/17)

  • notebook
  • current issues of your favorite fashion magazines
  • poster board
  • black and colored markers (small pack)
  • scissors
  • glue stick

HSX 125: Fashion Trends: Accessories 

  • notebook
  • pen
  • pencil

HSX 131: Public Relations for Fashion: The Industry in Action! 

  • November issue of Vogue and a People Magazin
  • Bring your favorite beauty or accessory product (lip balm or lipstick, shampoo, eyeglasses, hat, scarf, etc.)
  • Notepad and Pen or Pencil

HSX 133: Fashion Journalism (updated 04/12/18)

  • Notepad and Pen or Pencil

HSX 135: Film Criticism Workshop (updated 6/16/17)

  • Notebook
  • Pen or Pencil  
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