MATERIALS: Intro to Painting: Days

These products have been suggested by your instructor for use in class. Please note that these are just examples of appropriate materials, and there are many more choices available in our store.

  • sketchbook or canvas pad for studies and exercises (no smaller than 8’”x10”)
  • palette paper pad
  • brown charcoal pencil
  • container for water or solvent (with lid to transport liquid-plastic or glass)
  • rags
  • Acrylic or oil paint in cadmium red medium, cadmium yellow medium, ultramarine blue, cobalt blue, titanium white and burnt umber.
  • #4 and #8 synthetic bristle filbert brushes.

*For oil painters: Please bring a solvent such as gamsol, citrus thinner or taltine odourless artist grade solvent. NO HARSH SOLVENTS IN STUDIO PLEASE.

For Acrylic painters: optional- Paint retarder to slow paint drying