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Art Materials Needed

Participants bring their own art materials for their sessions. 

For acrylic painting

You need acrylic paints, acrylic mediums, stretched canvas or canvas panel or acrylic pad, some painting brushes, tear-off palette, paper towel, spray bottle, water container, watercolors pencil or charcoal stick or pencil, a color wheel for acrylic painting. Others like painting knives, impasto gel medium, glaze medium, texture paste, slow drying gel and gloss varnish are optional for the beginner.

Recommended colours for beginners: Titanium White, Lemon Yellow, Medium Yellow, Brilliant Red, Crimson, Blue Lake, Cobalt Blue, Ultramarine, Pathalo Blue, Light Green, Pathola Green, Yellow Ochre, Burnt Sienna, Mars Black.

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(Above photos are samples of acrylic paints and tools that you need for painting session.) (More about acrylic paints, click here)

For oil painting lessons

You need a set of oil paints, brushes, canvas, low odour turpentine (or low odour thinners), purified linseed oil, alkyd flow medium,  double dipper, charcoal stick, painting knives, tear-off palette, paper towel, a color wheel for oil painting.

For sketching & drawing lessons

You need 4H, 2H, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B pencils, kneaded eraser, eraser (though erasing is discouraged in sketching), pencil sharpener, tortillion, drawing paper, drawing block (min size: 273 x 375mm or A3 size: 297 x 420mm). You can use pencils, eraser, sharpener and kneaded eraser that are available in the studio for your lessons if you wish.

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(Above photos are samples of pencils you need for sketching/drawing session.)

Where to buy art materials

You can buy art materials from bookshops or art shops in Singapore such as Art Friend, Overjoyed Pte Ltd, Straits Art Co Pte Ltd, Spotlight Stores, Daiso, Popular Bookstores, Times Bookstores, neighbourhood shops and you can even buy whatever art materials you want online.


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