Bouguereau Materials List

Students will need the following:-

  • Titanium White, Lead White
  • Cad Yellow Med
  • Ivory Black or lamp black
  • Raw Umber
  • Red Umber
  • Cad Red Med
  • Burnt Umber
  • Cad Orange
  • Yellow Ochre light or Pale
  • Earth Red: (Venetian, Persian, or, Indian red)
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Alizarian crimson

Note: Purchase only Artist Grade paints.  Do not use Winton or water soluable paints.

SOLVENT:

  • Odorless mineral spirits (GamSol).  Turpentine is NOT permitted in the studio

CANVAS:

  • Prepared acrylic canvas 18″X24″

MEDIUMS:

  • Linseed oil.  Damar varnish is NOT permitted in the studio.

TOOLS:

  • Palette (Select one of the following) Glass or Wood – must be sealed Paper (Grey Matters)
  • 2 Palette knives; long blades
  • 2 Medium cups
  • 2 Small jars for cleaning brushes
  • Mahl stick (a ½ inch diameter dowel approximately 30 inches)
  • Rags or paper towels or shop towels
  • Knitting needle

BRUSHES:

  • Bristle – natural or synthetic filbert 3 to 5 brushes from small to medium widths
  • Soft hair – natural or synthetic filbert 10 to 20 brushes from small to medium to large widths.
  • You will also require 3 to 5 liner brushes.   No flats or round brushes.

Note:  Brush sizes vary widely between manufacturers.  A #6 from one manufacturer may be the same size as another’s #10.

 

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