Suggested Supplies for Adult Drawing and Painting

 

Drawing 

  • 6B drawing pencils
  • Pressed charcoal
  • Soft eraser
  • Sketchbook (at least 8" x 10")

Painting Supplies

For Watercolor:

  • Arches paper, 140 lb.
  • watercolor block/pad (11 X 14)
  • Jar for water
  • Plastic mixing palette with wells
  • Paper towels

For Oils and Acrylics:

  • assortment of canvas sizes
  • Gessoed cardboard, paper, wood or panel
  • Turpentine (oils only) 
  • Stand oil or linseed oil (oils only)
  • Palette knife (oils or acrylics)
  • Paper Palette (oils or acrylics)
  • Gesso (oils or acrylics)
  • Brush cleaner
  • Acrylic gel medium (acrylics only)

Brushes

Red or white sable (assorted sizes) #4, #6, #8,

Paints

  • Titanium White (not watercolor, for use with oils or acrylics only)
  • Cadmium Red
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Cadmium Yellow
  • Ivory Black (not watercolor, oils or acrylics only)
  • Burnt Sienna
  • Alizarin Crimson
  • Hookers Green

Optional colors:

  •  Cadmium Orange
  • Cobalt Blue
  • Lemon Yellow
  • Ultramarine Violet
  • Yellow Ochre

Miscellaneous Supplies

  • Box for supplies
  • Jar for brushes
  • Paint cup
  • Ruler
  • Utility knife