Portraiture with Wende Supply List

Oil Painting Paints:

  • Flake White
  • Ivory Black
  • Prussian Blue
  • Raw Sienna
  • Yellow Ochre
  • Cadmium Yellow Medium
  • Cadmium Red Scarlet
  • Alizarin Crimson
  • Burnt Sienna
  • Raw Umber
  • Burnt Umber
  • Sap Green
  • Thalo Green
  • optional colours; Ultramarine Blue, Shiva Violet Deep, Manganese Violet
  • Colours by Grumbacher or Shiva are most desirable to be consistent with this palette
  • Brushes: Bristle - Filbert, variety of sizes between 0 - 10, sable - flats, variety of small sizes
  • Oil medium: 1/3 Stand Oil & 2/3
  • Gum spirits of Turpentine
  • Other Materials: Wooden Palette - as large as possible
  • Palette Knife
  • Spray Fixative (Myston)
  • Retouch Varnish - Spray Can
  • Turpentine or Mineral Spirits
  • Soft Charcoal
  • Stretched Canvas - 2 canvases (your choice of size 16 x 20; 20 x 24; 24x 30) no canvas boards
  • Materials recommended for Pastel:
  • Soft Pastels: Bring as many as you can--the most common difficulty encountered in pastel is not having sufficient colours available
  • Hard NuPastels - the minimum colours listed below; a full set of 96 colours is preferred:
  • #223 - Burnt Umber
  • #253 - Cocoa Brown
  • #283 - Van Dyke Brown
  • #276 - Flesh Pink
  • #204 - Sandlewood
  • #211 - White
  • #299 - Black
  • Razor Blade - single edge to sharpen
  • NuPastels Surfaces: Canson Paper in middle-tone colours of either Grey, Tan, Green, Wine, Blue (bring a minimum of 6 sheets of your choice from the above or other middle tone colours)
  • Pastelbords by Ampersand in middle tone colours - at least 2 - 16" x 20" or slightly larger
  • Backboard: (not needed if using Pastelbords)
  • Should be slightly larger than the size of paper 4 - 6 Jumbo Clips for Backboard

Additional Supplies for either medium:

  • Paper towels
  • Mahl stick
  • Latex medical gloves