2018 CRA Convention

Our 2018 CRA Convention begins October 11th at the

 Marriott’s Courtyard San Diego Old Town


Silent Auctions and Trade Floor purchases are cash or check only.


Wood pieces, Patterns, Paints and Mediums will be provided.  As Seminar Space is limited, please bring only the supplies you will need or can’t live without.


Plan on base coating your pieces and tracing you patterns on Thursday, October 11th.  Registration and Classrooms will open at 10 am. (See Detailed Schedule)


Basic Painting Supplies You Should Bring


·        Sand Paper (fine)

·        Tracing Paper

·        White Graphite for tracing

·        Sta-wet Palettes or facsimile for Acrylics

·        Palette Knife

·        Palette Paper – for Oils & Acrylics

·        Cubbies to save mixes - optional

·        Paper Towels

·        Water Container

·        Hair dryer – optional

·        Painters Tape

·        Pen/Pencil

·        Notebook for notes

·        Recommended Brushes (brushes are not available for sale at the convention)

Your favorite Base coating Brushes

Filburts – your favorites - #2, 4, 6, & 8

Rounds – your favorites - # 3 & 4

Liner – your favorite for line work & tear drops

Oil Painters – your favorites – Liner, #2,4,6, & 8 Flats

·        Old Towel to cover painting area during prep –(especially if you paint in your hotel room)

·        Any supplies you can’t live without, keeping in mind of limited space in classrooms

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