My painting sessions are informal. Bring your favorite non-alcoholic beverages and snacks. You also need to bring your own supplies and materials. The following is the starting point. Your toolbox will grow as you get more advance.
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Choose a Brand of Paint
Every artist has his/her own favorite brand. It’s very subjective. I don’t want you to get discouraged by recommending an expensive brand. These are more affordable alternatives to the famous brands without losing too much quality.
- Winsor & Newton Winton Oil Colors
- Lukas Studio Oil Color
- Winsor & Newton Galeria Acrylics
- Liquitex Basics Acrylic
If you’re not into spending time shopping in your local art store, you can skip the rest of this page and order your introductory painting supplies by visiting the following links.
- Acrylic painting supplies: http://shop.pe/pi8Pb
- Oil Painting supplies: http://shop.pe/mGZP6
- Don’t forget to bring paper towels.
Visit Your Local Store
You should be able to get these supplies at most art stores right before your class. I recommend Asel Art Supply in Dallas because they have the most important supplies with reasonable pricing and great customer service.
You will need a simple drawing pad and a pencil drawing set that includes one each of 5H, 4H, 3H, 2H, H, F, HB, B, 2B, 3B, 4B, and 5B pencils. Here is my suggested list: