Materials List — Peggi Kroll-Roberts


Required supplies for this class:

  • Portable easel (French easel, half easel, pochade box)
  • Container for washing brushes (Holbein brush cleaner, Silicoil jar, or something similar)
  • Gamsol or Turpenoid
  • Portable palette
  • Paper towels and a small trash bag
  • Sketch book and pencils
  • Natural bristle brushes: Flats 2, 4 and 6 (at least 2 each)
  • Palette knife
  • Small Pocket mirror or MVP

Recommended Paints

  • I usually buy my paints and supplies, except easels, at Utrecht (800-223-9132) for catalog and store locations


  • Cadmium Yellow Pale, Light
  • Cadmium Orange
  • Yellow Ochre
  • Cadmium Red Light
  • Pthalo Red Rose or Quinacradone Rose (or something close)
  • Alizarin Crimson (optional)
  • Ultramarine Blue and/or Cobalt Blue
  • Cerulean Blue Hue
  • Viridian
  • Ivory Black
  • Titanium white (large tube)
  • Burnt Umber
  • Sap Green
  • Any specialty colors you like. If you’re more comfortable with certain colors than what I have listed here, that’s fine; I do recommend a range of colors and not just a limited palette.


  • Assortment of canvas boards, 12×16 up to 16 x 20 (Four per day; cotton or linen)