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

 WATERCOLOUR MATERIALS LIST


EASEL:  portable, light weight, sturdy easel


WATERCOLOUR PALETTE:   and 2 water containers


PAINTS:  Convenience colours you like to paint with PLUS a warm and a cool of each of the three primary colours ie:

            Cadmium Yellow Medium or Indian Yellow or Raw Sienna or Burnt Umber

Cadmium Yellow Light or Lemon Yellow

Rose Madder Quinacridone

Cadmium Red Light or Cadmium Scarlett

            French Ultramarine Blue

Paynes Grey  

            Pthalo Blue or Cerulean Blue

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

 WATERCOLOUR PAPER:

Arches 140lb watercolour paper (11x15), Cold Pressed or Hot Pressed or the type specified by your teacher (20 pieces). Note: larger size paper can be cut down for smaller paintings

WATERCOLOUR BRUSHES:  

2” Robert Simmons Wash brush OR 8” Mop brush

1½” Flat

1” Flat

 #12 Watercolour brush

 #10 Watercolour brush

 #3 Rigger brush all synthetic or natural bristle as you prefer.

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

Sketch Book:  (8x11) Sketch book

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

STUDIO REFERENCE MATERIAL:  Bring a selection of reference photos for studio rain days.  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

Water container to clean brushes

Masking tape

Paper towels and or rags

Plastic bag to collect your garbage

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

            Sun hat, sun screen, bug spray

Light weight, portable 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