Erin's Oil Painting Supplies
These are materials you will need each week.
I've told you my favorites, but feel free to bring
your own version of the following:
Pencil: mechanical 5mm
Paint: Winton by Windsor and Newton
if you're new, 37ml is plenty.
Cadmium Red Deep
Cadmium Yellow Light
French Ultramarine Blue
Palette: at least 9x12” big
wood, glass, or wax paper tablet (grey is best)
Brushes: your assortment.
#2 small synthetic round
#6 or #8 bristle filbert or flat
Gamsol or Odorless Mineral Spirits in airtight container.
(Anderson Can, or glass jars)
No turpentine, mineral spirits, or paint thinner
Mediums: none. Give it a try.
Bounty or Viva, one that doesn't shred is preferable
Canvas surfaces, size 6x8, 9x12, but no bigger than 11x14
either panels, or loose canvas pieces taped to board*
*in which case, bring drawing board or foam board
old shirt or apron to cover clothes
comfortable shoes to stand in
box to keep tools in: pencil box, cigar box, tackle box
coffee (you know who you are)