"BRING THE PAINT #1" - Supply List

Below you will find basic art supplies you can use for to paint an acrylic painting. When starting out, I suggest spending less money on what you paint but try to always buy high quality paint and decent brushes. As you improve, you may want to paint using more expensive substrates.

Note: Rachael McCampbell receives a small portion of sales of the products listed below.

 

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Golden Heavy Body Artist Acrylics - Cadmium Red Medium, 2 oz Tube

Golden Heavy Body Artist Acrylics are known for their exceptionally smooth, thick, buttery consistency, and for their excellent permanency and lightfastness. These paints have the ability to "stand up" and retain brush strokes or palette knife marks on the canvas. - Golden Heavy Body Artist Acrylics - Cadmium Red Medium, 2 oz Tube

Golden Heavy Body Artist Acrylics - Hansa Yellow Light, 2 oz Tube

Golden Heavy Body Artist Acrylics are known for their exceptionally smooth, thick, buttery consistency, and for their excellent permanency and lightfastness. These paints have the ability to "stand up" and retain brush strokes or palette knife marks on the canvas. - Golden Heavy Body Artist Acrylics - Hansa Yellow Light, 2 oz Tube

Golden Heavy Body Artist Acrylics - Cadmium Yellow Medium, 2 oz Tube

Golden Heavy Body Artist Acrylics are known for their exceptionally smooth, thick, buttery consistency, and for their excellent permanency and lightfastness. These paints have the ability to "stand up" and retain brush strokes or palette knife marks on the canvas. - Golden Heavy Body Artist Acrylics - Cadmium Yellow Medium, 2 oz Tube

Golden Heavy Body Artist Acrylics - Mars Black, 2 oz Tube

Golden Heavy Body Artist Acrylics are known for their exceptionally smooth, thick, buttery consistency, and for their excellent permanency and lightfastness. These paints have the ability to "stand up" and retain brush strokes or palette knife marks on the canvas. - Golden Heavy Body Artist Acrylics - Mars Black, 2 oz Tube

Golden Heavy Body Artist Acrylics - Phthalo Blue (Green Shade), 2 oz Tube

Golden Heavy Body Artist Acrylics are known for their exceptionally smooth, thick, buttery consistency, and for their excellent permanency and lightfastness. These paints have the ability to "stand up" and retain brush strokes or palette knife marks on the canvas. - Golden Heavy Body Artist Acrylics - Phthalo Blue (Green Shade), 2 oz Tube

Golden Heavy Body Artist Acrylics - Quinacridone Magenta, 2 oz Tube

Golden Heavy Body Artist Acrylics are known for their exceptionally smooth, thick, buttery consistency, and for their excellent permanency and lightfastness. These paints have the ability to "stand up" and retain brush strokes or palette knife marks on the canvas. - Golden Heavy Body Artist Acrylics - Quinacridone Magenta, 2 oz Tube

Golden Heavy Body Artist Acrylics - Ultramarine Blue, 2 oz Tube

Golden Heavy Body Artist Acrylics are known for their exceptionally smooth, thick, buttery consistency, and for their excellent permanency and lightfastness. These paints have the ability to "stand up" and retain brush strokes or palette knife marks on the canvas. - Golden Heavy Body Artist Acrylics - Ultramarine Blue, 2 oz Tube

Golden Heavy Body Artist Acrylics - Titanium White, 5 oz Tube

Golden Heavy Body Artist Acrylics are known for their exceptionally smooth, thick, buttery consistency, and for their excellent permanency and lightfastness. These paints have the ability to "stand up" and retain brush strokes or palette knife marks on the canvas. - Golden Heavy Body Artist Acrylics - Titanium White, 5 oz Tube

Dynasty Black Gold Brush - Bright, Long Handle, Size 12

Cleanup is quick and easy with Blick Studio Disposable Palette Pads — just tear off a sheet, use it for your painting session, then throw it away! Great for use with acrylics, casein, and oils, the palette paper pads are available in a variety of sizes, each containing 50 sheets

Masterson Super Pro Palette - 15 1/2'' x 11 1/2''

The Masterson Sta-Wet Super Pro Palette is a patented, multi-purpose palette designed to preserve the freshness of acrylics or watercolors for days, even weeks. It begins with a strong, airtight, plastic tray and lid. Depending on the medium you are using, one piece will be the tray and one piece will be the lid.

Dynasty Black Gold Decor Sets

These are short handled but still work well with oil paint. Dynasty's Black Gold brushes feel more like black velvet. Premium Black Gold nylon hairs are multi-diameter, multilength, dyed, tipped, blended, and polished for expert paint delivery. Designed for the expressive strokes of the decorative painter, these distinctive brushes will enhance every painter's work. Black Gold performs best when used with watercolor or fluid acrylics, but stands up to the demands of oil paint. The superb quality nylon hairs are expertly set in a seamless black metal ferrule on a varnished two-toned handle.

Dynasty Black Gold Brush - Bright, Long Handle, Size 12

Black Gold brushes are valued almost as much for their distinctive look as for their superb performance and long life.

Every handcrafted brush in the Black Gold line features high-quality nylon bristle, secured in a seamless black metal ferrule and attached to a kiln-dried, two-tone varnished wood handle for long-lasting durability and beauty.

Dynasty Black Gold Brush - Filbert, Long Handle, Size 8

Black Gold brushes are valued almost as much for their distinctive look as for their superb performance and long life.

Every handcrafted brush in the Black Gold line features high-quality nylon bristle, secured in a seamless black metal ferrule and attached to a kiln-dried, two-tone varnished wood handle for long-lasting durability and beauty.

Dynasty Black Gold Brush - Round, Long Handle, Size 4

Black Gold brushes are valued almost as much for their distinctive look as for their superb performance and long life.

Every handcrafted brush in the Black Gold line features high-quality nylon bristle, secured in a seamless black metal ferrule and attached to a kiln-dried, two-tone varnished wood handle for long-lasting durability and beauty.

Fredrix Red Label Cotton Canvas

These canvases feature the finest quality pure cotton duck, medium textured, and double-primed with acid-free acrylic gesso for use with oil or acrylic painting. All sizes larger than 24" x 36" include single or double bracing for added support. Canvases are carefully stapled on standard stretcher strips and have a ¾" profile . Note  — Canvases smaller than 8" × 10" are stapled on the side of the canvas. All larger sizes are stapled on the back of the canvas.

Fredrix Can-Tone Pre-Toned Canvas Panels - Tara Gray, 9'' x 12'', Pkg of 3

Very inexpensive way to begin painting and practicing on a panel that is already toned! Fredrix Can-Tone Pre-Toned Canvas Panels feature genuine medium texture artist canvas firmly mounted to a sturdy panel board. The sides are completely turned under and glued. They won't fray, separate, or dent. Choose from four tones — Cappuccino, Georgia Peach, Heather Green, or Tara Gray. The different tones provide a neutral, pre-gessoed surface for work in oils and acrylics. The canvas is primed with an acid-free, professional-grade acrylic gesso. Time-saving Can-Tone Canvas Panels are sold in packs of three.

Fredrix Pro Series Dixie Traditional Profile Canvas - 9'' x 12'', 7/8'' Profile

Ideal for artists at all skill levels, the Fredrix Pro Series features the world-famous Tara/Fredrix Dixie #123 12 oz cotton duck canvas, double-primed with acid-free acrylic Titanium gesso for professional results. Available in a wide variety of sizes and three profiles — including a traditional 7/8" profile, a 1-3/8" gallery profile, and a 2-1/4" museum (deep) profile — every canvas is stretched on kiln-dried stretcher bars, with extra bracing for added support. Fredrix Pro Series Dixie Stretched Canvas — a versatile option for oils, acrylics, and alkyds.

Golden Fluid Medium - Matte, 8 oz jar

A liquid medium for extending colors, decreasing gloss, and increasing film integrity. Works well with Golden Fluid Acrylics.

Grumbacher Willow Charcoal - Medium, Pack of 12

Grumbacher's Willow Charcoal sticks are cooked to a uniform medium hardness. Choose Thin, Medium, or Thick cylindrical sticks.

Princeton Gesso Brush - Short Handle, Size 2

Princeton's gesso brush is hand crafted in the USA, and features natural flagged end bristle hair. It is economically priced, but is high quality with minimum hair loss. The burgundy lacquered handle is well balanced for extended working time. The gesso brush is excellent for priming canvas, varnishing, or large scale paintings.

Fredrix Cut Edge Canvas Panels - 9'' x 12'', White, Pkg of 25

An artist-quality alternative to traditional canvas panels — at a great value! Super lightweight and slender, Fredrix Cut Edge Canvas Panels are made with medium texture canvas mounted to an innovative backing board. Very rigid and stable, with clean, precision-cut edges, they provide the ideal surface for studies, experiments, initial renderings, teaching, and learning — in the studio or in the classroom. Fredrix Cut Edge Canvas Panels come pre-primed with acid-free acrylic gesso in your choice of either White or Black. They are ideally suited for oils, acrylics, alkyds, and tempera paints.

Golden Acrylic Gesso - White, 16 oz jar

Golden Gesso is ready-to-use liquid grounds formulated for the use of acrylics on any commonly used painting surface. They are flexible and can be applied in thin layers to conform to a variety of textured surfaces without cracking. Gesso provides a "tooth" to the support that promotes the adhesion of the paint system. Modify Golden Gesso by mixing it with a variety of mediums. Spray it, or apply it with brush, roller, or trowel. At least three layers of gesso are needed for oil painting over acrylic gesso.

Aluminum Table Easel

Weighing just 8 oz, this easel is easy to take along on all your art adventures. Compact yet sturdy, it holds a canvas, board, or pad up to 22" high. When you're done, simply fold it up and slip it in your bag. It's also great for display. Crafted of anodized aluminum, this easel measures 22½"H × 17½"W × 12"D. The tray is 16" wide.

Artist's Apron

These aprons are durable, comfortable, and washable. Each has a divided front storage pocket, and fits via an adjustable neck strap. Choose from poly/cotton twill, or heavy washed denim.