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Materials You Will Need
(For a link to discount art materials scroll down)
Below is a selection of materials you will need. It is a comprehensive list, you don't need to have everything. A board propped up on a table for instance can serve just as well for a table easel.
Materials for Online Sessions
Oil or Acrylic colours
Titanium White, Cadmium Yellow (or hue), Cadmium Red (hue), Ultramarine Blue, Paynes Grey - these are the basic colours, you may wish to have other colours including greens, violet etc.
Palette - having one large or 2 palettes works best
Primed canvas - you can buy this on the roll (eg ebay) and cut into sheets or use a ready to use oil pad. The canvas sizes can be variable depending whether you're painting portraits or still life. Try not to go any smaller than 12" x 10" canvas for still life and a 16" x 20" for portrait painting.
Sketch pad - for drawing, plus pencils, charcoal and rubber
Board - to tape canvas onto (if doing portraits and using loose canvas sheets.
Tape - to tape canvas to board if using primed sheets
Easel - you can sit or stand at the easel or have a table easel.
Brushes - long flats are preferable. Sizes 8 , 10 & 12 (or a selection of different shapes sizes)
Palette knife for mixing the paint.
Rags or paper towels - lots
Brush cleaner and any medium you prefer
Discount Art Materials from Jacksons Art
Click on the links below to take you to the Jacksons Art website - these links will incorporate a discount
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