PAINTS: Winsor & Newton-WN Grumbacher
Pre-Test-GR Daniel Smith-DS Holbein-HN Gamblin-GN
PY37 Cadmium Yellow-WN, HN or Cadmium Yellow
PO20 optional Cadmium Orange Yellow Shade-HN or
PY43 Yellow Ochre-any brand
PR188 Cadmium Scarlet-WN or Cadmium Red Light-HN,
PR122 Quinacridone Magenta-DS, GN (replaces
PV23rs optional Carbazole Violet-DS or Winsor
Violet-WN or Dioxazine Purple-GN, GR
PB29 Ultramarine Blue Deep-DS, WN, GR or
PV15+PW6 optional Violet Grey-HN (a personal
favorite—or mix ultramarine blue with titanium white)
PG7+PB15:3 Phthalo Turquoise-DS, WN, GN or
Phthalo Green (PG7)—any brand
PG36+PO49 optional Sap Green-DS, GR, WN
PG7+PY3+PW4 optional Thalo Yellow Green-GR (a
PBr7 Burnt Umber-any brand
PW6 Winsor & Newton Alkyd Titanium White
(dries faster) or Oil Titanium White (large tube)
MEDIUM: Liquin-WN, or bring painting medium of
BRUSHES: Oil Bristle Filberts (two of each size)
#2, #4, #6; one size #8. My favorite—Silver Brush Bristlon
Round or rigger type brush that comes to a good
point for signing your name (and sketching)
CANVASES: Two or Three Sizes 12”x16” or 16”x20”.
I use either manufactured acrylic primed canvas panels (see web
untempered masonite hardboard panels with two
coats of acrylic gesso, or stretched canvases.
FOR SPECIAL PROJECTS: One size 12” x 16” and
One size 8” x 10” canvas or panel. (in addition to canvases
One fairly simple photo of buildings with trees,
or boats or similar. Enlarge and crop the photo to size 5x7 or
bring a working copy on regular or photo paper.
We will mark on this with a fine point Sharpie marker.
INK SKETCH: #2 Office Pencil and a small water
Black Brush Pen--felt marker type, Tombow (N15
or N25). These are water-soluble markers. Black watercolor and
a small brush will also work for ink drawings.
Bristol Drawing Pad--11x14” or similar size—plate
or smooth preferred (Strathmore smooth surface is good.)
6 sheets of white computer printing paper
Reference Photos—any subject you like. These
are creatively interpreted into paintings.
NOTE: If your photos are on an electronic
device, please print them. No photos of other art work.
Painting Knife—about this size or smaller
Palette—12”x16” or larger
Vegetable Oil—for cleaning brushes
optional Miscellaneous tubes of acrylic for
toning canvases. Reds, Violets and Turquoise are favorites
(instructions in class).
optional Vine Charcoal—for pre-drawing on
painting. Note: do not use compressed charcoal.
Yard Stick or Ruler
Toilet Paper or Paper Towels
Grocery Bags—for trash
Come prepared to learn and have a great time!