Blue Mountain School of Landscape Painting, Box 295, Collingwood, L9Y 3Z5.   

  E-mail:  bluemtnpainting@hotmail.com :  Tel: (705) 445-3241

BLUE MOUNTAIN SCHOOL OF LANDSCAPE  PAINTING Come paint with us !

June 25-29  Sam Paonessa: oil/acrylic:: en plein air

Material List

Sturdy plein air easel :French easel that uses Philip screws ( Not   rivets) SolTek, EasyL, Stradad  or light painting support board (eg plexiglass)

sketchbook,

water (liquid) containers, paper towel

pencils: 2B, 4B, willow charcoal, sharpener, eraser, palette knife

brushes;) Filberts 3,4,8,10 (Even Larger if budget allows)Flats- 6, 8 , Rounds- 2,4 -Have some flat and round soft hair synthetic brushes

palette: disposable or reusable surface eg: Sta-Wet Masterson Palette

canvas, masonite or canvas panels ( sugg. Size: 9X12, 12 X16, 8

sealable liquid containers

Oil or Acrylic Paints  (not student grade)

Titaniuam white (large )

Ultramarine blue   ,phthalo blue

Cad. Yellow or pale, cad yellow deep

Cad red light

Alizarin crimson

Viridian

Perm green light

Burnt umber

Raw umber

Ivory black

Optional: quinacridone magenta or permanent rose, sap green, cad orange, cobalt blue, manganese  blue

Oil Painting mediums- Walnut Oil Alkyd Medium (Graham) OR GALKYD (Gamblin) Odourless mineral spirits and container

Acrylic Painting Medium, Slo Dri Medium OR Painting Gel (Matte or Gloss), water container


PREPARING SURFACES for OIL or ACRYLIC PAINTING:

Please prepare several various sized panels or canvas with a tone using acrylic gesso and burnt umber acrylic to achieve a midtone. Also prepare a few surfaces using a gesso and cool grey and 2 or 3 using a pale yellow and yellow ochre. For experienced artists, feel free to use a colour if you have a preference for tinting  Please note: you cannot mix Acrylic Gesso with oil paint.

Other:

Sun hat. comfortable shoes,  liquid containers , portable chair/stool




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