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Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

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25 Keelson Drive • Rockport, ME 04856
adulted@fivetowns.net • 236-7800 ext 3274 • Fax: 230-1059
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Oil Painting Materials List

OIL PAINTING

 

If you cannot get everything before class, there will be some supplies available from the teachers to help you get started the first night.

 

Suggested paint colors – traditional or water soluble:

  • Bright primary colors
    • Alizarin Crimson (37ml tube)
    • Cadmium yellow light
    • Ultramarine Blue
    • Earth tone colors
      • Prussian blue
      • Yellow ochre
      • Burnt sienna
      • Other necessary colors
        • Payne’s grey
        • Titanium white (large tube), plus small zinc if Van Gogh water soluble

 

Supplies

  • Canvas boards 11/14”,12x16”, 16x20”  or stretched canvas or canvas paper
  • Turpenoid or boiled linseed oil (found at hardware stores) for traditional oils
  • Brushes – you’ll need a variety (we’ll talk about this)
  • Palette or painting knife – a variety of sizes
  • Gojo Hand Cleaner for hands and brushes (found in an automotive department)
  • Table easel with clamp or canvas clamps
  • Pad of palette paper or waxy paper plates
  • Small cat food or tuna can or yogurt container to put your oil or water in
  • Paper towels
  • Color wheel
  • Small set of oil pastels (optional)
  • Dawn detergent
  • Old clothes or a smock
  • A tackle or tool box to hold all your supplies

 

Both Rockport Blueprint in Camden and Huston Tuttle in Rockland will offer a 10% discount if you tell them you are an art student.

 

 
 
 

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25 Keelson Drive • Rockport, ME 04856
adulted@fivetowns.net • 236-7800 ext 3274 • Fax: 230-1059