Canvas: One 18x22 inch stretched canvas or board or size close to it. Ready made sizes minimum are 16 x 20 - 18 x 24.
Lead white (Cremnitz white; preferably in linseed oil)
Genuine Naples Yellow Light (Michael Harding recommended)
Cadmium Scarlet or Genuine Vermilion
Indian or Venetian red
Transparent Red Oxide
Chrome Oxide Green
***Michael Harding or Old Holland generally recommended unless otherwise specified
Your preferred solvent
Cleaned linseed oil (Chelsea Classical Studios Linseed Oil recommended, they should have this at Jerry’s in East Nashville)
Assortment of hog bristle brushes, filberts and egberts recommended.
A few “drawing brushes” for precision refinements, soft hair pointed brushes (I use Rosemary Mongoose imitation brushes)
White, oil primed linen canvas, large enough to make a slightly under life-sized portrait.
Willow charcoal for underdrawing.
Your preferred painting surface, glass/wood palette, etc.