WORKSHOP SUPPLY LISTS

pastels

PASTEL MEDIUM

  • Drawing boards:
    • Plein Air Workshops: Please bring 2-3 panels per day in your choice of sizes 12" x 16", 11" x 14", or 9" x 12". Bring board light in weight, such as Masonite or Birchwood.
    • Studio Workshops: Please bring your choice of pastel paper sheets between 12" x 16" and 16"" x 20".
  • Paper - Bring your favorite pastel surface.  I enjoy using Canson Moonstone and 400 grit UART Sanded Pastel Paper. Cut paper to approximately 11" x 14", 9" x 12", or 8" x 10" - to fit your drawing boards.
  • Pastels - Largest assortment of colors possible; Rembrant pastels are a fine pastel to begin with; conte crayons, earth tones. A great pastel box for working in the field is the Heilman box (Phone: 530-778-3080)
  • Outdoor French Easel (Julian™) - half box
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OIL PAINTING MEDIUM

  • Portable Easel, I recommend the following:
  • Oils - Chromatic Colors: 
    1. Permanent Red Medium – Rembrandt
    2. Alizarin Crimson-Permanent
    3. Cad Yellow Medium deep
    4. Lemon Yellow
    5. Ultramarine Deep
    6. Cobalt Blue
    7. Viridian
    8. Titanium White  
    9. Burnt Sienna  - Earth color
  • Canvas Panels:
    • Plein Air Workshops: Please bring 2-3 panels per day in your choice of sizes 8" x 10", 9" x 12", 10" x 12", or 11" x 14". We will be doing small studies on the canvas panels.
    • Studio Workshops: Please bring 2-3 of your choice of sizes in panel or stretched canvas between 12" x 16" and 16" x 20".
    • I prefer SouceTek's Handcrafted Canvas Panels (Phone: 800-587-5462) in these sizes: 8" x 10”, 9" x 12”,  10" x 12”, and 16" x 20" 
  • Brushes- suggested sizes:
    • Flats sizes: 4, 6, 8, and 10
    • Rounds sizes: 6 and 8
  • Palette Knives: one small #3 and one medium #8
  • Turpenoid (odorless turpentine)
  • Brush cleaner – Holbein small or medium
  • Palette Cup
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GENERAL SUPPLY LIST

  • Outdoor French Easel (Julian™) - half box
  • Drawing boards - approximately 12" x 16", 11" x 14", or 9" x 12"; light in weight, such as masonite or birchwood
  • Small Sketchbook - 5" x 7" to 8.5" x 11"
  • Masking tape - 1"
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Paper Towels (I prefer Viva brand)
  • Small Trash Bags (e.g. grocery store plastic bags)
  • Broad Tip Marker, black (for drawing thumbnails & note taking)
  • Wide-brim hat- for shade and to reduce glare from direct sunlight (a dark interior in the hat helps reduces the glare from reflected light)
  • Photographic reference material for studio sessions
  • Sun block/Bug repellent
  • Drinking water