MLA Material Requirements

Graduate students at the will be expected to complete a number of hand graphic-intensive projects. It is in every student's best interests to be able to work on these projects whether they are on campus or not. The following suggestions describe the minimum supplies required to easily complete design projects using manual graphics.

Drafting Equipment:

  1. An Engineer's scale
  2. An architect's scale
  3. T-square 36" minimum
  4. Triangles (45 and 60 degree)
  5. A circle template (up to 3" dia.)

Paper Products:

  1. A roll of yellow tracing paper (24" wide)
  2. A roll of white vellum paper (24” wide)

Pencils:

  1. 314 pencils (10)
  2. Drafting pencils (5B, 3B, HB, 2H, 4H, 2/each)
  3. Prismacolor Pencils (24-48 color set)

AD Markers or Prismacolor Markers (see recommended color list)

Other Materials:

    1. Masking Tape or Tape Dots
    2. Erasers
    3. Pencil Sharpener
    4. Fixatif
    5. 3”x5” index cards (white)

Recommended AD Markers and PrismaColor

Green

      • Apple Green
      • Celery
      • Dark Mint
      • Dark olive
      • Emerald green
      • Evergreen
      • Forest green
      • Grass green
      • Leaf green
      • Light Olive
      • Mint
      • Moss green
      • Nile green
      • Olive
      • Palm green
      • Slate green
      • Spruce green
      • Willow green
      • Yellow green

Blue

      • Azure
      • Ice blue
      • Sky blue

Red/Pink/Purple

      • Brick red
      • Buff
      • Deep Salmon
      • Red/pink/purple
      • Lilac
      • Maroon
      • Mauve
      • Orange
      • Peach
      • Pink
      • Purple sage
      • Redwood
      • Salmon
      • Scarlet
      • Sunset pink

Gray

    • Cool Gray # 4
    • Cool Gray # 6
    • Cool Gray #2
    • Warm Gray # 3
    • Warm Gray # 5
    • Warm Gray #1