JN Long Cultural Arts Complex

Campaign Wish List

Youth Art Programs

“Items on this list will be used to hold summer art programs at little to no cost. there are few programs in our rural community for young people during the summer. By receiving donations of supplies we can enlist volunteer teachers for free classes and paid teachers for low cost classes.”

200 people impacted
251 neededOngoing Needs
  • Express Course in Drawing Animals : Sketchbook A Book for Notes and Drawings (Hardcover)
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    Express Course in Drawing Animals : Sketchbook A Book for Notes and Drawings (Hardcover)

    Express Course in Drawing Animals : Sketchbook A Book for Notes and Drawings (Hardcover)

    $11.521 needed from Target

  • Play with Art - (Hardcover)
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    Play with Art - (Hardcover)

    With more than 40 fun ideas to try out, this book is the perfect starting point for little ones who want to discover all types of art. A child will love getting to grips with the basics of painting (using non-toxic food-safe paint), print making, drawing, paper crafting, and more. For each different creative media, there are 6+ easy projects to try - so you don't have to keep putting things away and getting out something new! All the projects feed a child's imagination and encourage creative play. From vegetable printing, to making shadow puppets and a unicorn hobbyhorse, Play with Art is packed with exciting ideas for a little learner starting on their art journey.

    $12.992 needed from Target

    Susan Ford profile

    “To create an art education library.”

  • Crayola Watercolor Paints with Brush Washable 8ct
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    Crayola Watercolor Paints with Brush Washable 8ct

    Let your budding artist indulge their creative side with Crayola Washable Watercolor Paints with Brush. These water-based paints are nontoxic so they're suitable for use by even the youngest painters. With eight colors in the set, they'll have a rainbow at their fingertips to create a multitude of pictures. If they get carried away with artistic inspiration and paint on the table, the wall or their skin instead of paper, no need to worry — these watercolors are washable so you can clean them right up. Size: 8ct. Color: Multi-Colored.

    $1.9950 needed from Target

  • Strathmore 9x12 Watercolor Paper Pad - 20ct, White
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    Strathmore 9x12 Watercolor Paper Pad - 20ct, White

    A Strathmore Watercolor Paper Pad is the perfect complement to your acrylic, watercolor or other water-based paints. This cold press paper is absorbent and resists bleeding, allowing you to get the most from your watercolor paints. This paper is suitable for experienced as well as beginning painters. Color: White.

    $6.4950 needed from Target

    Susan Ford profile

    “Donated supplies assist in providing youth programs for free or low cost.”

  • Water Paper Paint : Exploring Creativity with Watercolor and Mixed Media (Paperback) (Heather Smith
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    Water Paper Paint : Exploring Creativity with Watercolor and Mixed Media (Paperback) (Heather Smith

    This book is not only for quot;paintersquot; but for all types of creative individuals who want to experience and play with watercolor, whether their background is mixed-media, textile art, journaling, or paper craft. Unlike the typical watercolor text books, this unique, beautiful volume is a field book of inspiration, creative ideas, how to's, and projects, all from an artist's perspective. Each creative exercise features a technique, shows step-by-step photographs, and includes a clever idea for a gift or project that can be made from the painted samples.

    $19.542 needed from Target

  • Drawing Pencil Set 12ct - Cretacolor, Grey
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    Drawing Pencil Set 12ct - Cretacolor, Grey

    This Drawing Pencil Assortment by Cretacolor features a softer range of 12 graphite drawing pencils for creating rich black values. The B grade pencils push the shadows deeper and create high contrast and the illusion of depth. The kit also contains a few harder leads primarily used for light outlines and sketching. The set contains 9B, 8B, 7B, 6B, 5B, 4B, 3B, 2B, B, HB, F, and 2H, from softest to hardest respectively. Both the amount of applied pressure and the degree of lead allows artists to control the gradation of values within an artwork. The Drawing Pencil Assortment is packaged in a handy tin for protection and storage.

    $20.9525 needed from Target

    Susan Ford profile

    “To teach basic drawing techniques to all age levels.”

  • Practical Encyclopedia of Drawing : Pencils, Pens and Pastels, Observing and Measuring, Perspective,
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    Practical Encyclopedia of Drawing : Pencils, Pens and Pastels, Observing and Measuring, Perspective,

    Practical Encyclopedia of Drawing : Pencils, Pens and Pastels, Observing and Measuring, Perspective,

    $13.992 needed from Target

    Susan Ford profile

    “To create an arts education library.”

  • Crayola 5ct Paint Brush Variety Pack, Multi-Colored
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    Crayola 5ct Paint Brush Variety Pack, Multi-Colored

    Perfect for the classroom or at-home craft rooms, this set of five kids' paintbrushes was designed to last. Take on a variety of arts and craft projects with a different brush type for every need. Thoughtful details, such as color-coded barrels and a compact handle size, make them easy for kids to use. Pair them with Crayola Washable Paints (sold separately) for a great bundled gift idea. Kid's paint sets often don't include a variety of different brush types. This handy 5 piece set makes it easier for kids to create detailed works of art with just the change of a paint brush! Size: 5 ct. Color: Multi-Colored.

    $2.9925 needed from Target

    Susan Ford profile

    “Donated supplies assist in providing youth programs for free or low cost.”

  • DecoArt 2 oz. 12-Color Acrylic Craft Paint Set, Multi Color Paint Set
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    DecoArt 2 oz. 12-Color Acrylic Craft Paint Set, Multi Color Paint Set

    This all-purpose, value-priced acrylic craft paint set provides a palette of twelve 2 oz. colors. Crafter's acrylics are ideal for students, general arts and crafts and home decor projects. Conveniently packaged, it also makes a great gift idea. Adheres to a number of surfaces including wood, unglazed ceramics, canvas, paper, terra cotta and Styrofoam. Color: Multi Color Paint Set.

    $7.9810 needed from Home Depot

    Susan Ford profile

    “Art brings color to a child's world. ”

  • Anywhere, Anytime Art - Colored Pencil : A Playful Guide to Drawing With Colored Pencil on the Go!
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    Anywhere, Anytime Art - Colored Pencil : A Playful Guide to Drawing With Colored Pencil on the Go!

    Anywhere, Anytime Art: Colored Pencil makes colored pencils approachable and accessible. The author’s contemporary art style takes a fresh approach to colored-pencil artwork, which can be dry and traditional-looking. Anywhere, Anytime Art: Colored Pencil presents colored-pencil drawing in a youthful way, focusing on urban and suburban scenes as well as subjects from daily life. Learn basic drawing topics like tools, materials, drawing techniques, and color theory, and then dive into helpful tips, hacks, and techniques for creating art while out and about. Step-by-step projects covering a variety of subjects, from campers and cafes to cats and cityscapes, make drawing with colored pencils quick, easy, and fun for artists of all skill levels. Learn to be spontaneous with your artwork, and expand your artistic horizons!

    $11.522 needed from Target

    Susan Ford profile

    “To be used to create an art learning library.”

  • Crayola Crayons 24ct, Crayons
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    Crayola Crayons 24ct, Crayons

    The Crayola Crayons, Nontoxic, 24ct in Multicolor are the perfect size to keep in your backpack. Each box of crayons has the traditional colors that you need plus a few new fab shades. Color: Multi-Colored.

    $1.3920 needed from Target

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