Jim McVicker Supply List

Jim McVicker Suggested Supply List

Oil paints

This is a list of the paints I use. Students may use whatever colors they they have currently on their palette or some or all of the colors I use listed below. I use mostly Windsor Newton and Rembrandt paints

  • Titanium White
  • Cadmium Yellow Lemon
  • Cadmium Yellow or Cad Yellow Light
  • Naples Yellow
  • Yellow Ocher
  • Cadmium Red Light
  • Alizarin Crimson
  • Cerulean Blue
  • Cobalt Blue
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Transparent Oxide Red
  • Kings Blue (Rembrandt)
  • Cobalt Violet (Rembrandt)


  • Jim uses Walnut Oil Alkyd Medium but Gamblin Galkyd or Liquin is fine.
  • Odorless mineral spirits such as Turpenoid or Gamsol.
    Note: If you will be traveling by air, you cannot bring mineral spirits, CVA will supply a thinner and safflower oil for cleaning brushes, etc.


  • Flats or filberts sizes #4, #6, #8, #10 also a small round #4 or #6

Canvas, paper or panels

  • 9×12 to 16×20 as the largest