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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 mean the course is running during 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 011: Jewelry Design Basics (updated June 2019)

HSX 021: Observational Drawing for Portfolios (updated June 2019)

  • 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 June 2019)

  • 18" x 24" all purpose drawing paper (around 70- 90 lbs);
  • two sheets of buff colored paper (any size);
  • graphite pencils: 2B, 4B, 6B,
  • charcoal pencil; sanguine  conte crayon; white conte crayon;
  • pencil sharpener
  • eraser

HSX 025: Watercolor Workshop (update June 2019)

  • Brushes:
    Watercolor bushes only; short handles - NOT long
    -#3 inch hake
    -3/4 inch" Flat watercolor brush
    -#8 or #6  round watercolor brush
  • Paper:
    -16"x20" watecolor pad (Strathmore or 140 lb cold press or similar)
  • Watercolors:
    -Yarka (or other) student grade watercolor set (no tubes) 
    -small butcher pan - for watercolor
  • #2 pencil and eraser
  • Sea sponge
  • 2 plastic cups
  • An inexpensive, rigid support large enought to tape down paper size 16" x 20"

HSX 026: Perfecting Your Art Portfolio (Updated November 2019)

  • Drawing pencils 6B, 2B, HB, 6H
  • Drawing pens waterproof (03-08 tip)
  • Sketchbook: 9”x12”
  • Sketchbook: your own personal sketchbook (to review with instructor)

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 June 2019)

  • One sheet of 2ply Museum Board, about 20”x30”
  • One sheet of 4ply Chipboard, about 20”x30”
  • Several sheets of stiff card stock 8 1/2”x11”
  • Utility knife with snap off blades (small, not large)
  • Elmer’s glue
  • 45, 45, 90 plastic triangle (8” or 10”)
  • 18” or 24” metal ruler with cork backing (cork is important for safety)
  • A couple of pencils
  • An eraser
  • Note: Please bring all supplies on the first day to get a good start for the workshop. 

HSX 037: New York Art Scene

  • TBA

HSX 051: Exploring Graphic Design (updated November 2019)

  • USB Flash Drive (portable “thumb drive”) minimum 8G capacity (You must bring to every class.)
  • Metal Ruler at least 18”
  • Pencils & Erasers (If you already have a set of colored pencils, that’s a plus.)
  • Sketchbook 6in x 9in, 8in x 10in or 9in x 12in size
  • Scissors and X-Acto Knife with extra blades - #11 handle, #11 blades
  • Plastic Goggles (must be worn when using X-Acto Knife)
  • Tape – double-sided clear (Scotch-type) 1/2” or 1”
  • 4 pieces 11” x 14” Black or gray mounting board
  • Roll of masking tape - 1 inch, 3/4 inch or 1/2 inch wide
  • Conventional note-taking materials (pen and notebook) are required for all classes.

 

HSX 052: Intro to 3D Model Making and 3D Printing (updated June 2019)

  • 120, 150, 220 Grit Sand paper (can be purchased from a hardware store
  • USB or Cloud storage (ie: Google Drive) for saving files 
  • up to $50 to cover 3D printing costs (cost will vary per model)

 

HSX 055: Exploring Interior Design (updated November 2019)

    • Architect’s Scale (¼”)
    • Scissors
    • White plastic Eraser
    • HB-H-2H Pencils and pencil sharpener
    • (1) White Tracing Paper Roll (18in Wide) 
    • (4) 15 x 20 White Illustration Boards (Bainbridge or Canson are popular brands)  If you cannot get above then (2) thicker White Poster or Bristol boards (11x17”)
    • Sketchbook or Notebook for note-taking
    • 90 Degree Rt. Triangle
    • Glue Sticks or Rubber cement glue
    • At least (1) interior design/shelter magazine and any furniture or home catalogs

HSX 056: Interior Design Studio

  • TBA

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

  • digital camera (can use phone camera)
  • pen, notepad
  • 16" x 20" illustration board
  • fashion magazines (first class)
  • props, garments, and scenic elements (to be determined after first class.)

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

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

HSX 079: Illustrating for Storybooks, Picture Books, and Portfolios

  • TBA

HSX 080: Character Creation  (updated June 2019)

  • loose leaf binder
  • notebook
  • drawing paper paper pad 11" x 14"
  • drawing pencils (Staedtler Mars, B or equivalent)
  • erasers (kneaded and white plastic)
  • Bristol board pad (vellum/regular surface 9" x 12")
  • cork-backed metal ruler 18"
  • student choice of color supplies (optional)

 

HSX 082: A Week in the Life of a Comic Book Creator

  • TBA

 

HSX 084: Designing a Fashion Mini-Collection  (updated June 2019)

  • Journal or Sketchbook
  • Tracing pad (11”x14”)
  • Artists pencils (HB/B/3B and 6B),
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Current month issue of your favorite fashion magazine(s)
  • Berol Prismacolor colored pencils: Black/Brown/Red- PC923 Scarlet Lake/ 1 Grey

 

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 086: Menswear Fashion Illustration

  • TBA

HSX 087: A Week in the Life of a Menswear Designer (updated June 2019)

  • Canson Field Sketch Art Book 14”  x 11” (or similar)
  • 1 pen, 1 pencil
  • Scotch tape
  • Camera (cell phone camera is great but student can bring any camera they like to use to take inspiration pictures)

HSX 088: Simply Sewing (updated November 2019)

  • Notebook and pen for taking notes
  • $50 (as per the student handbook) for fabric/supplies to be purchased on the first day
  • Opitonal: additional embellishments for finished garments

HSX 089: Introduction to Draping Using Half Scale (updated 04/12/19)

  • Notebook and pen for taking notes

HSX 090: Finding Fashion Design Inspirations  (updated June 2019)

  • 11 x 14 Borden/Riley #37 Bright White Translucent Visual Bond Layout Pad (or similar)
  • 11 x 14 Tracing Paper Ai Friedman Swiss (or similar)
  • Prismacolor Pencils set of 12 or 24
  • Drawing Pencils 2HB
  • Hand Sharpener
  • Eraser
  • Chartpak Markers (Skin tone of your choice, plus 2 colors of your choice for the first day.)
    (2-4 additional colors for class based on the project choice - approx. total of 5-7 markers.)
  • 11 x 14 Sheet Protectors (Recommended)

HSX 093: Photoshop for Fashion Design

  • pen & paper

HSX 095: Rendering for Costume and Couture  (updated 04/12/19)

  • 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 096: A Week In the Life of a Fashion Designer (updated November 2019)

  • Canson Field Sketch Art Book 14” x 11” (or similar)
  •  1 pen
  • 1 pencil
  • Scotch tape
  • Camera (cell phone camera is great but student can bring any camera they like to use to take inspiration pictures)

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 100: Accessories Crafts and Embellishments

  • TBA

HSX 102: Leather Accessories Design and Construction

  • TBA

HSX 106: Shoes: 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 109: Photographic Darkroom for Beginners (Updated November 2019)

  • Paper: One box of 50 or 100 sheet, resin coated, glossy or pearl RC paper, 8x10”. Do not open box!
  • Film: 2 rolls of Illford HP5, T-Max 400 or Tri-X 400
  • Dust off: little brush
  • Binder: to hold negatives and prints
  • 8x10” portfolio

 

HSX 110: Photography Portrait Workshop (Updated November 2019)

  • 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
  • metro card with four fares
  • NOTE: Replacing and/or repairing equipment is very costly. Insuring your equipment can be an inexpensive way offset the expense.Insurance can be obtained as part of renters insurance, as a rider on your parents insurance, or purchased specifically for your equipment.  Check with your insurance company or obtain insurance through a photographer's group like ASMP or APANY. There are also insurance companies that specialize in this type of insurance.  An example is: www.collegestudentinsurance. com/

HSX 111: Fashion Photography Workshop (updated June 2019)

  • Journal/Notebook and Pen
  • DSLR camera (Digital Single Lens Reflex) or point and shoot camera. (DSLR will rendering higher quality images)
    *Students may borrow an FIT camera if they do not have one, but cannot use it outside of class hours*
  • USB Drive
  • Props for styling fashion photographs (will be discussed on the first day)
  • NOTE: Replacing and/or repairing equipment is very costly. Insuring your equipment can be an inexpensive way offset the expense.Insurance can be obtained as part of renters insurance, as a rider on your parents insurance, or purchased specifically for your equipment.  Check with your insurance company or obtain insurance through a photographer's group like ASMP or APANY. There are also insurance companies that specialize in this type of insurance.  An example is: www.collegestudentinsurance. com/

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 118: Welcome to My Channel: YouTube Filmmaking

  • COMING SOON!

HSX 120: The Fabulous World of Fashion Forecasting (updated November 2019)

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

HSX 121: Exploring Fashion Styling (updated November 2019)

  • 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 November 2019)

  • pen
  • pencils
  • notebook

HSX 124: Personal Branding and Self-Promotion (updated June 2019)

  • Notebook
  • Current issues of your favorite fashion/lifestyle magazines
  • Poster board
  • Black and colored markers (small pack)
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick

HSX 125: Fashion Trends: Accessories 

  • notebook
  • pen
  • pencil

HSX 131: Public Relations: Fashion Industry in Action! (updated June 2019)

  • $12 Metro Card
  • July issue of Vouge
  • July issue of In-Style
  • July issue of Harpers Bazaar

HSX 133: Fashion Journalism (updated November 2019)

  • Notebook

  • Pen or pencil

  • OPTIONAL: Current issue of your favorite fashion magazine 

HSX 135: Film Studies in Genre: Superhero Movies (updated 11/01/18)

  • Notebook
  • Pen or Pencil  
  • Two different fashion magazines

HSX 139: A Week in the Life of an Events Director (updated June 2019)

  • Notebook and pen
  • Laptop permitted but not required

HSX 145: A Week in the Life of a Creative Director (updated June 2019)

  • Notebook and pen for note taking

HSX 190: A Week in the Life of a Beauty Entrepreneur (updated June 2019)

  • Pen and pencil
  • Notebook
  • Box of colored pencils (any brand)
  • Scotch tape
  • Camera (cell phone camera is great but student can bring any camera they like to use to take inspiration pictures)
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