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Checklist for Painting with Acrylics

Part of the Acrylic Painting For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Look over this handy list of supplies before you start an acrylic painting. Whether you're taking your first art class or painting a masterpiece at home, this checklist gets you prepared.

  • Brushes: You need a couple of sizes (small and larger) of each of the following:

    • Pointed round brush (#4, #8)

    • Flat (quarter inch and half inch)

    • Liner (#0000, #1)

  • Palette Knife

  • Paints:

    • White: Titanium White

    • Black: Mars Black

    • Red: Primary Magenta, Quinacridone Red or Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Red Light

    • Yellow: Primary Yellow, Diarylide Yellow, Yellow Ochre

    • Blue: Primary Cyan, Ultramarine Blue, Phthalocyanine Blue

    • Orange: Pyrrole Orange or Cadmium Orange

    • Green: Permanent Green

    • Violet: Dioxazine Purple

  • Palette

  • Surface to paint

  • Water container and water

  • Paper towels

  • A tote bag or toolbox to carry all your supplies

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Acrylic Painting For Dummies Cheat Sheet


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