- Titanium White* (5oz is recommended)
- Cadmium Yellow Light*
- Yellow Ochre*
- Cadmium Orange
- Cadmium Red Light*
- Burnt Sienna
- Permanent Rose
- Alizarin Crimson*
- Ultramarine Blue*
- Pthalo Blue
- Pthalo Green (or Viridian)*
- Olive Green (or Raw Umber)
*Essential colors: If budget is limited, please contact me to discuss alternatives.In oil, the 37ml tubes are recommended except for titanium white.In acrylic, Golden Open (slow-drying acrylic) is strongly recommended. 2oz tubes of the colors and the 50z tube of titanium white.Note: No black; I prefer to make black using the dark, transparent colors.Brushes
- The larger, the better depending on your project
- Bristle brushes, either filberts (rounded flat tip) or brights (flat chisel point)
- An assortment of large, med. & small, with at least 3-5 brushes total:
#4, #6, #8, #10, #12 or #4,#8, #12
- Other brushes and their uses will be discussed in class
- Preferred 12 x 16 (or larger)
- Disposable paper palette, glass or plexiglass (oil paint only).
Note: There is a 12×16 Masterson’s sealable box that is handy for transporting a wet palette. blue (oil) or red (acrylic) top
- Odorless mineral spirits (oil palette)
- Painting Mediums are optional
- Linseed or walnut oil for slower drying time; alkyd-based medium for faster
- For acrylic, use blending mediums.
- Containers with tight-fitting lid. For oil use the silicoil jar or Anderson & son’s brush cleaning tank. For acrylic use a suitable plastic water.
- Inexpensive canvas board is fine depending on your need for being archival (longevity of your art project); otherwise, pre-stretched canvas (gallerywrap or regular stretcher bars) or pro series of canvas panels.
- Size/format appropriate to subject matter; generally 8 x 10 to 16 x 20
Feel free to contact Neil Orlowski if you have any questions regarding supplies.