Karen O'Neil Supply List
The following list is put together for oil painting. If you are painting in acrylics, you should be able to find most of the colors below. I prefer buying the real cadmium colors. The colors on the list below which have this red symbol * before their name can be considered optional, but if your budget allows, I recommend
having these colors.
( 150ml or 200ml tube - titanium/zinc white mixture -for ex. Utrecht White)
CADMIUM YELLOW LEMON
CADMIUM YELLOW LIGHT
CADMIUM YELLOW DEEP
CADMIUM RED LIGHT
CADMIUM RED DEEP
PERMANENT ROSE, OR MAGENTA,
OR QUINACRIDONE MAGENTA
PERMANENT GREEN LIGHT
CERULEAN BLUE OR CERULEAN BLUE
ULTRAMARINE BLUE OR FRENCH
ULTRAMARINE OR ULTRAMARINE DEEP
Brushes: Bristle, or good quality synthetic bristle such as the Titanium Series by
Robert Simmons - Brights only, one of each#6, #12, #10
You will also need a WHITE palette for paints, a small
amount of refined linseed oil in a clip-on cup for your palette,
an old can for cleaning brushes, and cotton rags or paper towels.
A painting knife - a 3" traditional works best.
2 or 3 canvas boards or stretched canvases -
8"x10", 10"x10",11"x14", 9"x12" are good sizes.
Turpenoid Natural, or Eco-House #115 Xtra Mild Citrus Thinner for cleaning brushes
for oil paints. If using water soluble oils, check with your paint company
for any special cleaning solvents, otherwise, just water!