General

Supplies List for Painting Nature Mastery Course

Recommended for Oil Paint, Genesis Heat Set Oil Paint or Acrylic Paint

 

Oil Paints – Traditional

 

Paint Thinner/Brush Cleaner – Gamsol or Turpinoid

 

Upholstery Foam Sponge – to apply glazing

 

Glass Jar for paint thinner/brush cleaner – metal spiral inside good, optional

 

Canvas – Fredrix Blue Label 9×12’s

 

Palette – Glass is good, Waxed Paper palettes are fine

 

Palette Knife – Metal or plastic OK

 

Gloves – Surgical type, optional

 

Easel or table

 

Trash Can

 

Paper Towels

 

Brushes:

A good set of brushes will include at least seven kinds of brushes. I like to have a larger natural bristle bright brush like a # 8 boar bristle brush, a synthetic bristle # 12 flat and #2 flat brush, a # 4 and # 8 synthetic filbert tipped brushes for making clouds and other things where you don’t want pointed corners on your brush, and a 0 to 5-0 fine round detailed brush for tiny details and signatures. I also like to have a soft 2” Hake brush on hand.

 

Windsor Newton Oil Paint or comparable:

Titanium White,  Naples Yellow Light, Windsor Lemon or Windsor Yellow, Yellow Ochre Pale, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, Dioxazine or Windsor Violet, French Ultramarine Blue, Phthalo  or Windsor Blue, Phthalo green or Windsor Emerald Green, Chromium Oxide Green,  Sap Green, Windsor Orange, Cadmium or Windsor Red, Alizarin Crimson, Permanent Green (16 Colors)

 

Here is a link to the Windsor Newton Oil Colors: http://www.winsornewton.com/na/discover/resources/colour-charts/artists-oil-colour

 

Mediums:

Refined Linseed Oil-small, Liquin Alkyd-small

 

Varnish:

Retouch Varnish for newly dried paintings

 

Final Varnish – After thoroughly dry 1 year

 

 

GENESIS Heat Set Oil Paints

 

Paint Thinner/Brush Cleaner – Gamsol or Turpinoid

 

Paper Towels

 

Canvas – Fredrix Blue Label 9×12’s

 

Heat Gun and or Heating Unit

 

Upholstery Foam Sponge – to apply glazing

 

Trash Can

 

Gloves

 

Palette – Glass is good, Waxed Paper palettes are fine

 

Palette Knife – Metal or plastic ok

 

Brushes:

A good set of brushes will include at least seven kinds of brushes. I like to have a larger natural bristle bright brush like a # 8 boar bristle brush, a synthetic bristle # 12 flat and #2 flat brush, a # 4 and # 8 synthetic filbert tipped brushes for making clouds and other things where you don’t want pointed corners on your brush, and a 0 to 5-0 fine round detailed brush for tiny details and signatures. I also like to have a soft 2” Haake brush on hand.

 

Genesis Paint:

Titanium White, Bismuth Yellow, Yellow Ochre, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, Dioxazine Purple 4, Ultramarine Blue, Phthalo Blue 04 , Viridian Blue 02,  Phthalo Green 07, Permanent Green 05, Sap Green, Genesis Orange, Genesis Red, Quinacridone Magenta 07, Thinning Medium

 

Link to Genesis Heat Set Oil Colors:

http://www.genesisartistcolors.com/products.html

 

Mediums: Genesis Thinning Medium Only

 

Varnish: Genesis Air Dry Varnish

 

 

ACRYLIC PAINT

 

Upholstery Foam Sponge – to apply glazing

 

Paint Thinner/Brush Cleaner – Use Water

 

Paper Towels

 

Canvas – Fredrix recommended

 

Trash Can

 

Gloves-surgical type, optional

 

Palette – coated paper plates, waxed paper cups, egg cartons

 

Mix Paint with brushes or palette knife – Metal or plastic ok

 

Brushes:

A good set of brushes will include at least seven kinds of brushes. I like to have a larger natural bristle bright brush like a # 8 boar bristle brush, a synthetic bristle # 12 flat and #2 flat brush, a # 4 and # 8 synthetic filbert tipped brushes for making clouds and other things where you don’t want pointed corners on your brush, and a 0 to 5-0 fine round detailed brush for tiny details and signatures. I also like to have a soft 2” Haake brush on hand.

 

Paints:

Titanium White, Cadmium Yellow Light, Yellow Ochre, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, Dioxazine Purple, Ultramarine Blue, Phthalo Blue, Brilliant Blue, Bright Aqua Green, Light Emerald or Permanent Green, Chromium Oxide Green, Sap Green, Cadmium Orange, Cadmium Red Medium Hue, Alizarin Crimson Hue Permanent, Mars Black

 

Here’s a link to Liquitex heavy Body Acrylics:

http://www.liquitex.com/US/shop/paints/professional/heavy-body/36091/

 

Mediums – None

 

Varnish – No Need but acrylic clear coat OK

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