Art110-2016-Fall-banner Chart showing different widths of Montana Gold spray paint system


  • There is no paper textbook to buy.
  • Your smartphone is your textbook.


Art Kits

The CSULB Art Store located in FA3 (Fine Art Building 3) has put together an Art Kit for us. It’s got all the things you need in a handy bucket that you can also use for the plaster casting activity.

  • Price: $74.25 & the Art Store pays the tax for you!


Week 1 – Plaster Casting

  1. 4# Box of Plaster of Paris
  2. Metal Hand Shovel
  3. Bucket
  4. Stir Stick
  5. Cheap 1″ paint brush (optional)

photo of 3x5 index cards

Attendance – Starting Week 2, and every Wednesday

  1. 4×6 index cards

WWE Diva Kaitlyn and Montana Gold Acrylic Professional Spray Paint

Week 4 – Graffiti Writing

  1. 2 Cans Montana Gold (assorted, contrasting colors)
  2. Montana Cap Set Level 1-6

Lisa Bernhauser creating an automatic drawing with a friend

Week 5 – Automatic Drawing

  1. Large Sheet of paper – around 22×30″
  2. Board to tape it to (board Not included in Art Kit)
  3. 3 Nupastel Sticks in assorted colors

Lisa Bernhauser sketching a landscape at the CSULB Japanese Garden

Week 6 – Sketching

  1. Drawing / Sketching paper
  2. “Draughting Pencil” (can also try Pastels from Automatic Drawing)

Photo of an Art Care Package featuring a variety of Dodger Ephemera

Week 9 – Art Care Package

  1. 12 x 15-1/2 tyvek envelope (or a box if you prefer)
  2. Ephemera chosen by student (ephemera Not included in Art Kit)

a couple finger painting

Week 12 – Finger Painting

  1. Large sheet of paper – around 22×30″
  2. 3 non-toxic paints

120108-N-GC412-001 ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 8, 2012) Hull Maintenance Technician 3rd Class Dustin Lenhardt and Hull Maintenance Technician 3rd Class Cody Eitniear weld in the sheet metal shop aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Will Tyndall/Released)

Other Materials

Whatever materials you might need to realize your vision on various Activities. Mostly no-cost or low-cost stuff you can find around the house.

Written by Glenn Zucman

BA, Psychology, University of Hawaii, MFA, Intermedia Art, Long Beach State. Host of American Public Media's "Border Patrol." Host of KBeach Radio's "Strange Angels." Interested in Identity Art that explores our Oracle-at-Delphi-like straddling of corporeal and virtual realms in our new media century. Civil rights in online space. 10 years...
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