MATERIALS LIST

 

COLOURS   -     PICK ACCORDING TO MEDIUM PREFERRED   

 

FOR OILS ( artist grade brands) Winsor and Newton,  Grahams, Gamblin, Rembrandt 

 (student grade brands) Winton, Georgian or Pebeo 

 

FOR ACRYLICS -   Artist grade brands only  Golden, Grahams, Liquitex or Tri-Art

 

try to choose large tubes of at least the 3 primary colours list and titanium white

 

PRIMARY COLOURS 

 

Cadmium yellow light (genuine or hue)

Ultramarine Blue

Alizarin Crimson

transparent red iron oxide, Transparent Earth Red  or burnt sienna

 

WHITES

 

Titanium White (lots)

 

OTHER OPTIONAL COLOURS 

 

Magenta and/or Cobalt violet

Cadmium orange or Cadmium orange hue

Cadmium Red light

Cadmium Yellow medium

Cadmium Lemon yellow

 

BRUSHES

 

BRUSH QUALITY IS ESSENTIAL IN THE APPLICATION OF PAINT SO CURRYS BRAND IS THE MOST 

ECONOMICAL ACCEPTABLE BRUSH QUALITY.

 

PLEASE DO NOT buy brush sets as the quality of these brushes tends to be very poor.

HOG BRISTLE FOR OILS,   SYNTHETIC FOR ACRYLICS.

 

Currys brand or better Flats or Filberts  sizes  10, 8, 6 and 4

Curry’s brand  or better Rounds sizes 2, 4

advanced painters may also want a script or liner brush

 

OTHER ESSENTIAL MATERIALS

 

camera

sketch book no bigger than 9x12

pencils or grey markers in light, medium and dark grey

garbage bags for waste paper, rags etc

 

For Oil painters                                For Acrylic painters

Odourless Solvent                    Water

disposable palette paper (12x16)                Sta-Wet palette (12x!6)

portable easel suitable for outdoors                Portable easel suitable for outdoors

variety of gesso primed canvas brds or wood panels         variety of gesso primed canvas brds or wood panels 

acceptable sizes 8x10 10x12, 11x14 16x20            acceptable sizes 8x10, 10x12, 11x14, 16x20,

 Liquin  Light Gel                        Liquitex Fluid medium (matt or gloss)

diamond shaped palette knife                 diamond shaped palette knife 

rags or Blue ‘Shop’ paper towels                rags or Blue ‘Shop’ paper towels