MCA WEBSITE MATERIALS LIST FOR COLOR WORKSHOP
IN THIS WORKSHOP YOU MAY WORK WITH ACRYLICS, OILS OR WATERCOLORS
Paints: 2 or 4 ounce tubes of any paint.
Different brands of paint have different names for their colors. Choose colors that are neither too dark nor too light.
Acrylic, Watercolor, or Oil Paints
- Any Red
- Any Yellow
- Any Blue
- Any Orange
- Any Green
- Any Purple or Violet
- Titanium White
**IF WORKING WITH OIL PAINT YOU MUST BRING AND USE ONLY ODORLESS MINERAL SPIRITS FOR YOUR CLEANING SOLVENT.
Any store or website will have a variety of brands, colors and qualities. Buy what your budget allows but know that cheaper paints contain less color pigment per volume. A starter set containing primary and secondary colors in any of the mediums should be adequate for this workshop. If a set does not include Titanium White, add a separate tube of Titanium White to your purchase. Any hardware store will have odorless mineral spirits.
Papers: If working in watercolor several single sheets or a pad of 140# (300 gsm) or heavier watercolor papers. Acrylic or Oil users bring single sheets or a pad of 100# (270gsm) Bristol Vellum • Smooth • 9”x12” or 14”x17” • Any brand
Brushes And Palette Knife: Bring a variety of inexpensive brushes. Paper towels for drying brushes and a palette knife. Water can for cleaning brushes.