Dreamy Portraits Art Supplies


  1. *Canvas panels size 11”x14” – 3 pieces, I use DickBlick, you can find it here.
  2.  A few sheets of School Smart Double Sided Graph Paper with 1 in Rule – 8 1/2” x 11”.  This is what I have, but you don’t need as many. Alternatively you can make 1” grid  paper yourself, using a ruler and a mechanical pencil,  on any thin paper such as  computer paper. Prepare at least 5-6 pieces. 

3. A few pieces of Deli paper.

4. A few sheets of Smooth Cardstock 110 LB  or any heavy watercolor paper

5. Designer paper with flowers and lace design or laser prints, pretty napkin/tissue   paper with flowers.


6. Winston&Newton Eclipse Filbert brushes sizes 3, 6 and 8

7. Princeton Select Filbert size 8, Round Blenders size 6 and 12

8. Set of brushes.

9. Any syntetic  flat brush about 1 ” wide

10. Any syntetic liner brush for acrylic

11. An old brush to apply medium


12. Any kind of Graphite pencil

13. Stabilo All pencils in black, blue and brown

14. White chalk pencil or white chalk


15. * White Ultrecht Artist Gesso 

16. Clear Gesso or Glazing medium, I use Liquitex

17. Liquitex matte medium


18. Golden Fluid Acrylics : Payness gray*, Quinacridone Crimson*, Quinacridone Violet, Quinacridone Magenta*,  Quinacridone Nickel Azo Gold, Titanium White, Manganese Blue Hue*; Liquitex soft body: Payness gray*, Transperent Burnt Sienna*, Yellow Oxide, Mixing White, Gold paint any brand.

Other supplies:

  • Marta Stewart Living – Gold Metallic glaze
  • Dry erase marker, fine tip
  • Plastic mixing knife or old plastic credit card
  • Eraser
  • White paint marker
  • Compressed charcoal
  • Shiva Oil Paint sticks  in  Red* and Dusty Rose
  • Derwent Inktense Blocks set of 12 or/and Faber Castel 24 Soft pastels set
  • Sharp dotting tool or wooden skewer for curving into the paint
  • Ruler
  • Sharpie extra fine tip, black, for making a grid
  • Clear plastic wrap
  • Plastic sheet protector, we need only one piece 
  • Window finders – One paint chip with 1” and another with 2sm window. You can get it for free from Lowe’s.  Alternatively, take a piece of paper approximately 3” x 3” and cut a window of 1” in the middle.FullSizeRender (33)