Blue Mountain School of Landscape Painting, Box 295, Collingwood, L9Y 3Z5

E-mail:  bluemtnpainting@hotmail.com :  Tel: (705) 445-3241

BLUE MOUNTAIN SCHOOL OF LANDSCAPE PAINTING (BMSLP) Come paint with us !

THE BLUE MOUNTAIN SCHOOL OF LANDSCAPE PAINTING

ACRYLIC MATERIALS LIST


EASEL:  portable, light weight, sturdy easel and chair if you prefer to sit


PALETTE:  12 x 16 palette or large enough to mix paints and put paint out on


ACRYLIC ARTIST PAINTS:  convenience colours you like PLUS a warm and a cool of each of the three primary colours ie:  

            Cadmium Yellow Medium or Indian Yellow

Cadmium Yellow Light or Lemon Yellow

Alizarin Crimson or Quinacrodone Violet

Cadmium Red Light or Cadmium Scarlett

            French Ultramarine Blue  

            Pthalo Blue or Cerulean Blue

            Titanium White (Large)

 Paynes Grey

            Ivory Black

Golden Fluids, some examples:  Phathlo Blue Green Shade, Quinacridone Violet, Quinacridone Burnt Orange,  Acrylic gloss medium of any brand

Note:  In addition please check your teacher’s paint recommendations etc.

 CANVAS OR CANVAS PAPER & BOARD

Smaller canvas panels (8x10, 9x12) for more learning experience gained by doing two small panels in a three hour window rather than one 11x 14 or 12x16 or 16x20.  Smaller canvas  gives you two opportunities to get enough information before the light changes etc.  You will want at least two new canvas per day, depending on size, or canvas paper and board.

Richeson Panels from Curry’s Art Store or Michaels carry good canvas which are also well priced

Note:  If you are using a wooden canvas please prepare your canvas prior to class with Gesso etc.

PAINT BRUSHES:  good condition, synthetic bristle brushes, long handled, firm brushes and bigger is better.  

Flats or Brights #8, #10, #12

Filberts and Rounds in smaller sizes #6, #4, #2.  

Note:  Curries Art Store carries Currie brand brushes which are good and economically priced.

SKETCH BOOKS AND SOFT PENCIL (2B, 4B + 6B):

Sketch Book:  (8x11) sketch book

Sharpies pens (fine), charcoal, a sharpener, kneaded eraser & ruler

STUDIO REFERENCE MATERIAL:  Bring a selection of reference photos.  The larger the size and variety of subjects the better.  Have at least a dozen to choose from.

OTHER ART MATERIALS AND MISCELLANEOUS:

Palette Knife 2” diamond shaped blade, bent handle

Squirt bottle to mix ½ water with ½ acrylic gloss medium

Masking tape

Paper towels and or rags

Soap for cleaning brushes

Plastic bag to collect your garbage

Stretch and Seal or Sarah Wrap to cover palette and wrap brushes in

Light weight bag or back pack to carry your equipment and lunch etc.

            Sun hat, sun screen, bug spray

Portable light weight chair/stool (can be used to set palette on or if you prefer to sit and paint)

Lunch, snacks & water for drinking

Wear neutral colours, comfortable tops with long sleeves and light pants with sox and shoes

Baby wipes to clean your hands before lunch