Easy Way – Beginning Plein Air Painting with David McCamant
- French easel, portable easel or pochade box or equivalent
- Portable stool or chair
- Portable small umbrella
- Hat & sunscreen
- Palette (separate or attached)
- Cleaning jar with lid with solvent (odorless mineral spirits, turpentine or artist grade safflower or walnut oil
- Brush cleaner (recommend Masters brand)
- 2 rolls of blue shop paper towels or equivalent
- Wet painting transport box or equivalent
- Brushes – a good selection of any artist quality manufactured brushes, (pure synthetic recommended) filberts, flats or whatever you use.
- sizes 2,4,6,8 and 10 and a size 2 or 4 liner/rigger brush
- Canvas boards – 2 – 8″ x 10″ and 6 – 6″ x 8″
One (1) – 37 ml tube of oil paint in the following colors:
- YELLOW – Cadmium Lemon, Windsor Yellow, Hansa Yellow Light or Cadmium Yellow Light
- RED – Cadmium Red Hue, Cadmium Red Medium or Cadmium Berium Red (not deep)
- BLUE – French Ultramarine Blue or Ultramarine Blue
- BLACK – Ivory Black
- MAGENTA – Permanent Rose or Quinacridone Red
- CYAN – Thalo Blue or Phthalo Blue
- WHITE – Titanium White (2 tubes are suggested)
You may bring whatever paint you have as long as they are the correct hues or colors. I recommend Gamblin Artist Grade oil colors.
PAINTING MEDIUM:Neo MeGilp Medium 2oz or Larger.
You will want to dress for fall weather perhaps a little on the warm side. Standing or sitting for long periods will make you much colder. Check the weather conditions daily.