materials list

Painting fundamentals


Rowney/Georgian offers good student grade oil paint (you may prefer water based oil paints or acrylics)

Primary Colours

  • Titanium White – large 
  • Cadmium Yellow Light – small or large
  • Alizarin Crimson – small or large
  • French Ultramarine Blue – small or large

Additional Colours (optional)

  • Quinacridone Red
  • Burnt Sienna
  • Cadmium Red
  • Cerulean Blue


Some materials provided - material fee may apply. Contact Instructor.

Brushes - Flats

Either FILBERTS or BRIGHTS (or a mixture)

  • Brushes for small-medium size canvases
  • Palette knife
  • #2, #4, #6, #8, #10 & #12 (if your budget allows, get 2 of each, and larger brushes if you wish to work in large format)


Small-medium size (get larger canvases, if you prefer)

  • 8x10,  9x12,   12x16,  16x20,  18x24
  • canvas paper for warm up studies
  • ODORLESS mineral spirits
  • rags or paper towel
  • dish for odorless mineral spirits
  • jar to recycle old odorless mineral spirits
  • masking tape

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