Supply List – Beginner
Creative Explorations with Acrylic and Mixed Media (Beginner)
Instructor Jill Segal.
I am suggesting some basic colours for those who are new to acrylic painting. It is recommended that you start off with good quality paints. (See Below)
You might want to add some other colours that you like,
or if you already have paints you can use those.
Liquitex heavy body artist acrylic paint.
Titanium white 2oz
Mars Black 2oz
Pthalocyanine Blue (green shade) 2oz
Ultramarine Blue (red shade) 2oz
Cobalt Blue 2oz
Hansa Yellow light 2oz
Yellow orange Azo 2oz
Naphthol Red light 2oz
Quinacridone Crimson 2oz
Burnt Sienna 2 oz
Iridescent rich gold 20z
Liquitex Gloss Medium and Varnish 8fl oz
Liquitex Gloss Gel 8floz
(If you are more experienced and would like to add some Golden Fluid acrylics. These are beautiful colours that I like. (They are much more expensive)
List of Golden Colours
Quinacridone Nickel Azo Gold
1/2” flat (acrylic or watercolour brush)
1” flat (acrylic or watercolour), If shopping at curry Art supplies (Currys series 2601
#12 round brush (Curry’s series 3500 or something similar)
2” soft wash brush
Rubber brayer (roller)
Palette knife. Metal or plastic. 2 different sizes.
Paper and canvas
For the first couple of sessions we will be using watercolour paper and cut it into 4.
Minim 2 sheets Fabriano Studio watercolour Paper 140lbs cold pressed or Strathmore 140lb cold press watercolour paper, or a mixed media paper.
Later in the class you can paint on stretched canvas 16”x20” or larger if you want to.
Caran D’ache water-soluble crayons Neocolor 11 set of 10,
1pkt of White Tissue paper, (This can be bought at Michaels)
For those who want to use fancy tissue paper you can see the website
look at their Watermark tissue. I like Uzumaki white full sheet (spirals).
You don’t need to get these for the initial sessions. I’ll talk about them later.
Things you might like to start collecting for collage
Magazines, newspapers, old photos, personal sketching and writing, music sheets, stones, sand, stencils, stamping objects (Not postage stamps)
Note book or sketch book (Canson has a sturdy sketch book for mixed media 9×12”)
Paper plates for palette or disposable paper palette
Containers for water 2
White “Glad’ Garbage bags at least 6 or more. (We will put our tissue paper on these when we paint them)
Apron (Acrylic can be messy)
A plastic cover for your table