People who participate in the ARTS develop great life skills such as: focus, problem solving abilities, responsibility, tolerance, collaborative skills, confidence, pride, passion, plus so much more…….

CHECK LIST - To ensure you gain the most out of the classes please bring the following requirements.


  • Assorted sizes – 3 to 4 projects completed throughout the course, can be purchased weekly

  • (Learn to Paint A - Project 1- 40-50cm approx)

  • (Learn to Paint B - Project 1- 60-70cm approx) *Please note, sizes are approx.


ACRYLIC PAINTS:  See stockists below for preferred brands

Learn to Paint - PART A:

  • Pthalo Blue, Cool Red, Light Yellow, Titanium White & Carbon Black (minimum) plus any other colours you like or have on hand, you may need to purchase other items throughout the course


Learn to Paint - PART B, please also add:

  • Along with your basic colours, please build on what you have, it would help if you have a different range in each colours, ie; if you like blues or reds etc... have a few different blues or reds etc.. include bright colours too, you may need to purchase other items during the course you may need to purchase other items during the course

  • Large Flat Bristle for backgrounds 

  • Other; 3D Paints, Modelling Paste, Gold Leaf


BRUSHES:  (see images for suggestions)

  1. Bristle -  Large Flat size #1 & #3

  2. Plus a Bristle Brush Roll/Bundle (comes in a roll with brushes from most $2 shops)

  3. Synthetic Brushes - Round #3, Flat #8, Round #0, Long Liner #2



  • Apron, fragrance free baby/waterwipes, pen, pencil, notepad, scissors, chalk, rags etc..

PREFERRED STOCKISTS: for best results please purchase any of these brands:


Ask for your student discount at either of the following two stores,

  • Senior Art Supplies, 4/72 Dandenong Road West, Frankston

       (Paints-Matisse Structure/Atelier or Golden Brand)

  • Riot Art Stores, Frankston,  (Paints-Atelier Brand)                                                                                                            

Also, the $2 shop near Target in Somerville stock the brush roll & other brushes. You can also purchase“Monte Marte” (Dimensions) Acrylic paint which is ok, but please note it is a student quality not an artists quality, the results would differ, accordingly. (eg; not as vibrant)


My preference would be to get your paint from the art supply store.


Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions-

m: 0417 425 116 |


Background Brushes for Art

Background Brushes

Synthetic Brushes for Art Classes

Synthetic Brushes

Bristle Brush Set

Bristle Brush Roll Set