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Oil Painting Supplies
www.dickblick.com/, online vendor
Thompson’s Art Supply 184 Mamaroneck Ave White Plains *
* Student discount available if you mention Pelham Art Center
Students may work with either water mixable or regular oil paints. Use Medium for regular oil paints please. Clean up will use no flammable thinners; only soap and safflower or other vegetable oil.
- Titanium white
- Cadmium Yellow
- Yellow Ochre
- Alizarin Crimson
- Cadmium Red
- Ultramarine Blue
- Burnt Umber
- Ivory Black
Optional colors: Sap green, Cerulean blue
Palette knife for mixing: flexible 1” long. Palette knife must be flexible with a “spring” movement to the touch
Palette: Paper Palette pad 9” x 12”
Supports: Primed gesso board, canvas board, stretched canvas, or canvas pad. 9” x 12”” or larger
Oil Brushes: 8, 6 4 and 2. (Princeton 5200 Natural Bristle Filbert) are a great brush for the price, (available from Dick Blick.online) . Do not purchase synthetic brushes, but rather stiff hog hair brushes.
Medium: For thinning the paint, use a small jar of fast-drying medium, such as Winsor & Newton Liquin, Gamblin Neo-Meglip, or Graham Walnut Alkyd. Use medium for regular oils, even if working with water mixable paints.
1 small empty glass jar, 2 oz-4 oz (optional) for oil to be used for clean up
Rags for painting, sold in paint stores
Soap, such as Trader Joe’s Oatmeal & Honey bar soap, or Murphy’s Oil liquid soap
Safflower oil or baby oil
No Flammable materials allowed in the room, please
Pastel paper, white or toned
If using oil pastels, a set with 25 colors will be sufficient.
A flexible palette knife no larger than 1”.
If any questions, please contact the Instructor firstname.lastname@example.org