Supply List

Sarah Thibodeaux
Portrait Painting

Canvas:
prepared canvas (or gessoed board, such as Ampersand), no smaller than 11x14", no greater than 18x24"

Palette:
wood palette is recommended, but other palettes are fine, as long as they are not white. The surface should be a neutral gray.

Paint: oil, artist grade:
ivory black
transparent oxide red or burnt sienna
ultramarine blue
viridian
alizarin crimson
cadmium red light
cadmium yellow light
permalba white or titanium white

Paint: acrylic:
raw umber (for toning canvas)

vine charcoal

brushes:
4-6 brushes from #4 to #12 - mongoose long flats, or #4, #6,#8 of filbert bristle
sable flat #8 or #10
small sable or similar for signing paintings

turpenoid or other odorless paint thinner

rags or paper towels