Recommended Art Supplies

For those following the Moore Method of Painting at the Learn To Paint Academy here is the updated list of recommended art supplies. It is divided into different paint mediums and quality of paints.

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Acrylic Paint

The affordable acrylic paint we recommend is the Mont Marte Dimension range. Here is the recommended colours:

  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Monstral Cerulean
  • Yellow Ochre
  • Lemon Yellow
  • Magenta
  • Brilliant Red
  • Viridian
  • Titanium White

Water Mixable Oils

The affordable water mixable oil paint we recommend is the Mont Marte H20 range. Here is the recommended colours:

  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Cerulean Blue
  • Lemon Yellow
  • Yellow Ochre
  • Permanent Crimson
  • Cadmium Red
  • Pthalo Green
  • Titanium White

Acrylic Painting – Pro Quality

The professional quality acrylic paint we recommend is the Atelier Interactive acrylic range. Here is the recommended colours:

  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Cerulean Blue
  • Yellow Ochre
  • Lemon Yellow
  • Alizarin Crimson
  • Cadmium Red
  • Pthalo Green
  • Titanium White

Water Mixable Oils – Pro Quality

The professional quality water mixable oil paint we recommend is the Windsor & Newton Artisan range. Here is the recommended colours:

  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Cerulean Blue
  • Yellow Ochre
  • Lemon Yellow
  • Alizarin Crimson
  • Cadmium Red
  • Pthalo Green
  • Titanium White

Brushes

The main brushes we recommend are the Neef 95 series synthetic flat brushes.

We suggest getting as a minimum:

  • 2 x Number 10
  • 2 x Number 4

Plus you will want a script liner brush and a palette knife

Mediums

In the Moore Method of Painting we recommend keeping the mediums you use to a minimum. The suggested list for each of the paints above is as follows:

Mont Marte Dimensions Acrylic Mediums

  • Acrylic Medium Retarder
  • Acrylic Medium Matt Gel

Mont Marte H20 Water Mixable Oil Paints:

  • Water Mixable Gel Medium

Atelier Interactive Acrylic Paints:

  • Atelier Retarder
  • Unlocking Formula
  • Clear Painting Medium

Windsor & Newton Artisan Paints:

  • Artisan Thinner
  • Artisan Fast Drying Medium
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