Class Supply List

PORD - Portrait Drawing: Weeklong Intensive - Nicholas Anthony Mancini


  • 2H and 2B pencil
  • white chalk pencil


  • soft charcoal (willow or vine)
  • compressed charcoal


  • 18” x 24” or larger, no smaller, at least 4 sheets
  • Any pad of charcoal paper will work (for both pencil and charcoal drawings). Strathmore sells a variety of charcoal paper pads.
  • If you want to buy some nicer sheets of paper, you can try Rives BFK or Fabriano Artistico Watercolor paper. These are sold in 22” x 30” sheets.
  • Required: One toned/color sheet of paper (Stonehenge makes different colored papers, size 22” x 30”), preferably a gray, cream, light tone. Nothing too dark and no saturated colors. No black paper. (We will use thewhite chalk pencil on this)

Other Materials

  • Drawing board (If you have one. There are some in the studio)
  • Blue painter's tape
  • Viewfinder
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Rag/paper towels