Abstract Acrylics

4 Stretched canvas, Canvas boards or Watercolor Paper (size is your choice)

Acrylic paints - I use Golden Fluids or Heavy Body (bring what you have)

Brushes - 2" chip brush, 1" synthetic flat, #6 synthetic round to start (bring what you have)

Disposable paper palette

Painting/palette knife

4" rubber brayer

Spray bottle, paper towel, container for water


Pencil, eraser, ruler

Acrylic Painting

Canvas Board, Stretched Canvas, or 9x12" Pad of  Mixed Media or Canvas Sheets

Palette (disposable paper palette pad recommended)

Brushes: Synthetic flats (size range 4-10), Synthetic rounds (size 4)
       *Michael's sells a good set by
Princeton Art Brush Co.

Paint: Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Yellow Light OR Lemon Yellow,
        Ultramarine Blue, Phthalo Blue

Spray Bottle, Water Container, Paper Towel

Drawing or Sketch Pad, 9x12" or larger

Drawing Pencils: 6B, 2B, HB, 2H, 4H

Erasers: pink pearl, kneaded, white plastic

Blending stumps



*Strathmore 400 series Black Artagain Pad (9x12" or larger)

*Colored Pencils (Prismacolor are the best brand)

*Colorless Blender Pencil

(Most of these supplies are available from Michael's)


Mixed Media Workshop

Acrylic Paints

Synthetic brushes

Palette (large paper palette pad is great)

Mixing knife

3-4 Canvases or Watercolor Sheets in sizes of your choice

Additional Surfaces: watercolor paper, unstretched canvas

White gesso

Liquitex Matte Medium

Paper towel

Spray Bottle

Water Container

Optional but cool to have: Liquitex texture gel, oil pastels, colored pencils, stamps, muslin, cheesecloth, bubble wrap, cardboard, and any nifty art supply you bought but never opened.

You are welcome to bring whatever supplies you have before purchasing.

9x12" (or larger) Watercolor Pad

Brushes: synthetic assortment of flats and rounds

2" Brush from Home Depot or Ace Hardware (costs about $1)

Paint: Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Yellow Light OR Lemon Yellow, Cadmium Yellow Medium, Ultramarine Blue, Phthalo Blue

Palette (larger is better)

Water container

Paper towel