Class Supply List

PLSC - Painting the Landscape - Anthony Riccardi

You may select either supply list, acrylic or watercolor, for this class. You need not purchase both supply list materials.

Acrylic Painting Supply List

ACRYLIC PAINTS (student grade or professional, the choice is budget over brilliance)

  • ivory black
  • titanium white
  • raw sienna
  • burnt umber
  • phthalo blue
  • cerulean blue
  • phthalo green
  • terra verte
  • violet
  • alizarin crimson
  • cadmium red
  • cadmium orange
  • cadmium yellow
  • lemon yellow

Add any other colors you think you might need. This list is only a guide until you become more experienced.

  • PAINT BRUSHES for acrylic paints come in a variety of shapes and sizes. One thing they have in common is their long handles. Their hair shapes, called bristles, come in rounds, flats, fans, filberts, and more. For now go with 3 rounds #2, #8, and #12 plus one flat to cover larger areas.
  • PALETTE KNIFE for mixing paints
  • PALETTE This comes in a pad of approximately 20 disposable sheets
  • RAGS (to clean up with)
  • CONTAINER for water
  • CANVAS—purchase pre-gessoed, 9” x 12” or 10” x 14”. You may purchase these pre-stretched or in pads of 12 sheets.

Watercolor Paint:

  • Ivory Black
  • Perm. White
  • Raw Sienna B
  • Burnt Umber
  • Phthalo Blue
  • Cerulean Blue
  • Phthalo Green
  • Terre Verte
  • Violet
  • Alzarian Crimson
  • Cadmium Red
  • Cadmium Yellow
  • Cadmium Orange
  • Rose Madder Genuine
  • Lemon Yellow—(Light or Dark)

Watercolor Brushes: You’ll need at least #2, #8 and #12 round brushes. You could also add a flat 1-inch wash to cover larger areas. Watercolor brushes are made of sable hair or a synthetic mix. Sable gives better results, but are more costly.

Shop according to your budget.

Watercolor Paper: You should buy 140lb. weight paper. It comes in blocks of twenty sheets. Choose a 9” x 12” or 10” x 14” size. Watercolor Paper comes in two grades, 100% rag and student. It also comes in two surfaces, cold press and rough. Buy what you like.

Buy one that contains enough slots for all your colors plus some left over for mixing new colors. Large plastic cups for water (two)