PAINTS Whichever brand you feel comfortable using is fine. Blick or Utrect student grade is acceptable, Winsor Newton or Gamblin are a better quality
SIZE: MINIMUM SIZE TUBE IS 37 ML (no tiny tubes please). Cadmium red med Alizarin crimson Cadmium yellow med Lemon yellow Ultramarine Cerulean Phthalo blue (green shade) Phthalo green (blue shade) Gamblin brand Ivory black Titanium white (200 ML TUBE) Burnt Siena optional Raw Siena optional Burnt Umber optional Ochre optional
You will also need ACRYLIC paint for staining canvas - Venetian red or English red - Burnt umber
SUPPORTS Canvas boards – available at Blick online or at Michaels. Qty 5 - 8x10” canvas boards for paintings Qty 2 or more - 11x14” canvas boards for painting swatches and scales
Utrect Manglon set of 4 long handled brushes, or other soft bristle brushes suitable for blending. As the course progresses, you are free to purchase specific brushes for your needs.
Sponge brushes for staining canvases.
Palette (disposable pad or glass) – 16x20 inch.
Masterson Sta-Wet palette seal (blue lid) – this is the handiest way to store and transport your palette. Highly recommended if you intend to continue painting. Your 16x20” palette fits in it.
Palette knives – RGM metal palette knives, #5 and #50. No plastic palette knives.
Solvents – 500 ml/16 oz of Weber Turpenoid or Gamblin Gamsol for cleaning brushes
Solvent container – A Silcoil tank is preferred, otherwise a clean glass jar with a tight-fitting lid.
Containers for mixing stains – two medium size jars for mixing acrylic stains with wide mouths if possible (eat two containers of Talenti gelato)
Rags – old washcloths, tea towels or t-shirts cut into large squares
Tape - Blue painter’s tape
Drawing tools - Pencil, eraser, ruler and a pen
Tarp - If you paint flat on the table or are messy, please bring a plastic picnic tablecloth or other plastic tarp.
SARAL TRANSFER PAPER (blue) – if you transfer your images, you must purchase this. (If you use a grid or draw freehand, it is not necessary)
A sketchbook for recording your colors is handy. You can also take notes in it.
A CLEAN EMPTY PIZZA BOX OR OTHER FLAT CARDBOARD BOX FOR TRANSPORTING WET CANVASES