James Sulkowski


Suggested Brands of oil paint: Sennelier, Rembrandt ,Winsor & Newton, Blockx , Williamsburg , Gamblin. Do not use Winton or any student grade oils because they contain mostly filler with little pigment.

Large tube of Titanium White, Cadmium Lemon Yellow, Cadmium Yellow Light, Cadmium Orange, Yellow Ochre, Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Red Medium, Alizaren Crimsen, Cobalt Blue, Ultramarine Blue, Thalo Blue, Raw Umber.

Large tube of Ivory Black, Thalo Green.

Optional Colors: Burnt Sienna , Magenta

Bristle Brushes: All sizes; 1/4″ in width up to 2″ and 3″. One small pointed sable

Painting Medium: 1 Part Linseed Oil + 1 Part Damar Varnish + 1 Part English

Brush Washer: A can or jar containing mineral spirits also known as paint thinner.

Palette: The best palette is one that is toned a medium gray.A wooden palette is also very good . Avoid using a white palette.