Titanium White *
Cadmium Yellow *
Yellow Ochre *
Cadmium Red *
Light Red *(Winsor &
or Burnt Sienna
Ultramarine Blue *
Ivory Black *
Colors are listed in order of placement. * Denotes minimum Palette.
Filberts (bristle) 1, 4,* 6*
Flats (bristle) 1, 4, 6
Sables, Long Pointed Rounds l,* 4, 8
Sables Flats 3, 6
Also, get a
Get a trowel—like painting knife about 2 and a half inches long with a pointed end.
Also, get a separate "palette knife" that you will use solely to clean off your mixing surface.
Odorless Solvent: Turpenoid, Sunnyside Odorless PaintThinner. Please, No Grumtine, Turpentine, Turpenoid Natural, Citrus based solvent or Mineral Spirits.
Make your own mixing surface. Get a piece of glass or plexiglass, and tape a piece of gray paper underneath.Adhere a piece of corrugated cardboard below both, and tape the edges with duct tape.
You will also need some mixing cups (to hold your solvent and medium), paper towels, a bar of Ivory Soap (to clean your brushes), paper, vine charcoal, one small hand-held mirror, a small jar of Stand Oil or Linseed Oil and at least one canvas.
Ritmo Charcoal Pencil H B
Supra-Color (color pencil) Hard and Soft
Pitt (Faber-Castell), Sanguine #112919 (2908), #112920, #1122-189
Stabillo Original #'s 87/655, #87/630
Vine Charcoal, Hard, Medium, Soft
Graphite Pencils #s 2H, H, HB, B
l9X24 Hammermill Bond (Aquabee, Canson Morilla [#116], and others)
18X24 Newsprint (smooth or rough)
l8X24 Masonite board or Canvas board
clips (to hold paper)
Small hand-held mirror
Tracing Paper (small pad)
MINIMUM MATERIALS FOR DRAWING
One type of pencil
One type of paper
One drawing board and clips