Saskia Ozols
Oil Painting Materials & Techniques

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

  • wooden palette

  • drawing brush

  • filbert brushes #4, #6, #10, #4 flat

  • palette knife

  • 9x12 canvas

  • linseed oil

  • damar varnish

  • turpentine

  • 2 glass jars

  • oil paints (37ml tube unless noted otherwise):
    alizarin crimson
    burnt sienna
    cadmium orange
    cadmium red deep
    cadmium yellow medium
    phthalo green
    raw umber
    ultramarine blue
    titanium white (150ml)

(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:

  • rags and/or paper towels

  • soap for brushes

  • sketch pad or any drawing paper

  • one conte crayon in any color

  • small staple gun with staples

  • small tub of gesso

  • gesso brush

  • fine sandpaper

  • canvas stretching pliers

  • canvas & stretcher bars (size to be decided in class)

Please do not bring acrylics paints to this class.