Gus Hoffman
Beginning Oil Painting

A kit of supplies will be for sale when students arrive for their first class. This kit contains the following items:

  • filbert brushes #4, 6 and 8
  • flat brush #4
  • oil paints (all are 37 ml unless otherwise specified):
    permalba white (150 ml)
    ivory black
    ultramarine blue
    alizarin crimson
    raw umber
    viridian green
    cadmium red medium
    cadmium yellow medium
    lemon yellow
    yellow ochre
  • turpenoid
  • small turpentine (for mixing medium only)
  • linseed oil
  • damar varnish
  • wooden palette
  • view finder
  • palette knife
  • 9x12" canvas
  • 2 glass jars

(students are welcome to bring their own oil painting supplies as long as they include the above items)

All students, including those purchasing the kit, provide the following:

  • rags or paper towels
  • optional: additional oil paints - cobalt blue, naples yellow
  • optional: drawing brush