Blue Mountain School of Landscape Painting, Box 295, Collingwood, L9Y 3Z5
E-mail: email@example.com : Tel: (705) 445-3241
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)
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
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