MATERIALS LIST 

PAINTING 

Instructor, Gayle Levee

Painting can be loose, but accurate, when you use the right brushes, colors, and mediums. It's when you are trying to fill in an area with a brush that's too small, too large, or the wrong shape, that you tend to start picking at it -- and your painting loses its vitality. The same thing happens when you are using the wrong color or the wrong medium.

Listed here are colors, brushes and mediums that I want you to bring to class the first day. I have a list for oils, a list for acrylics, and a list for water-mixable oils. Please bring a palette, palette knife, rags and canvas as well. Don't bring canvas paper -- it does not work. 

 

Happy shopping! I look forward to seeing you in class. 

 

FOR TRADITIONAL OIL PAINTERS

Paint colors: Alizarine Crimson,  Rembrandt Brand Cadmium Red Deep, Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Orange, Cadmium Yellow Medium, Rembrandt Brand Cadmium Yellow Light, Titanium White, Viridian, Cerulean Blue, Ultramarine Blue, Ivory Black, Burnt Umber.  Optional for floral painting: Quinacridone Red Rose, Dioxazine Purple.

Mediums: Gamsol, Gamblin Solvent-free Gel or Liquin

Brushes: Flats 3/4" wide and 1/4" wide, Filberts3/4" wide and 1/4" wide, Rounds about 1/8" in diameter and a blending brush. I can't give you numbers because brush sizes are not standardized. Just go by the dimensions I have given you here. A blending brush is a soft, fluffy brush like a makeup brush. If you want, you can get one large and one small. They know at Plaza what I'm looking for. 

 

FOR WATER-MIXABLE OILS

Paint colors: Alizarine Crimson,  Cadmium Red Deep, Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Orange, Cadmium Yellow Medium, Cadmium Yellow Light, Titanium White, Viridian, Cerulean Blue, Ultramarine Blue, Ivory Black, Burnt Umber. Optional for floral painting: Quinacridone Red Rose, Dioxazine Purple.

Mediums: Water, Artisan Linseed Oil, Artisan Fast-drying medium

Brushes: Flats 3/4" wide and 1/4" wide, Filberts3/4" wide and 1/4" wide, Rounds about 1/8" in diameter and a blending brush. I can't give you numbers because brush sizes are not standardized. Just go by the dimensions I have given you here. A blending brush is a soft, fluffy brush like a makeup brush. If you want, you can get one large and one small. They know at Plaza what I'm looking for. 

 

FOR ACRYLIC PAINTERS

Paint colors: GOLDEN OPEN ACRYLICS Alizarine crimson,  Napthol Red, Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Orange,  Cadmium Yellow Medium, Cadmium Yellow Light, White, Thalo Green, Thalo Blue, Ultramarine Blue and Ivory Black, Burnt Umber. Optional for floral painting: Thalo Red Rose, Dioxazine Purple.

Mediums: Water, Polymer Medium

Brushes: SYNTHETIC Flats 3/4" wide and 1/4" wide, Filberts¾" wide and 1/4" wide, Rounds about 1/8" in diameter and a one-inch hardware-store brush. I can't give you numbers because brush sizes are not standardized. Just go by the dimensions I have given you here.

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