Paint Like Monet Materials


What you will need:

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You may bring any supplies you like and purchase from any store, but please be advised that these are materials I know and have tested. 



  1. Field Easel
  2. Brushes
  3. Palette 
  4. Canvas
  5. Bag, carrying strap or dolly
  6. Brush holder and brush wash
  7. Viewfinder
  8. Paper towels
  9. Trash bags
  10. Hat
  11. Umbrella
  12. Sunscreen/insect repellent

Other items needed but not shown

  • Apron with pockets (provided by Tesia)
  • Clips
  • Weights
  • Energy bar and water (drinking and brush washing)
  • Stool
  • Sketch book and pencils
  • Camera or smart phone
  • Paints (provided by Tesia)

Click on any of these links to go directly to Blick to purchase.

I have used Robert Simmons Signet Brushes for nearly 30 years and I love them. I recommend these sizes.

Good Signet Brush Set (you need at least two sets)

Bright #10

Bright #7

Bright #5 (you need two of these)

Bright #3 (you need two of these)

Filbert #2

Flat #1

For finer work Robert Simmons White Sable

Round #1 

Flat #10  

Rigger #1

Small Stay Wet Palette

WaterContainer/Brush Holder

Canvas: I suggest canvas no larger than 9" x 12" to start. You should have at least two per day. 

Ampersand Gessobord I also love Ampersand Gessobord, pricey but delicious!

Color is my day long obsession, joy and torment.
— Claude Monet
These are items I have handpicked from Amazon. Click on the image to go directly to Amazon. Feel free to purchase items at any store. These are suggested materials only.

US Art Supply Black Cherry Coronado French Style Easel & Sketchbox with 12" Drawer, Wooden Pallete & Shoulder Strap $84.96
US Art Supply Small Box French Field Wooden Box Artist Easel $69.96
The Color Wheel Artist's View Catcher $8.14
Tub O Towels Heavy-Duty 10" x 12" Size Multi-Surface Cleaning Wipes, 90 Count Per Canister $12.98
Scala Women's Cotton Big Brim Hat with Inner Drawstring and UPF 50+ Rating $20.65
Slow Dolphin 4.3 Inch Black Nylon Muslin / Paper Photo Backdrop Background Clamps-6 Pack $7.89
LimoStudio 2 x Sandbag Sandbags Photography Sandbag Studio Video Equipment Sandbag Sand Bag Saddle Bag for boom stand tripod, AGG359 $9.50
Icetek Sports Clamp-On Beach Umbrella, Blue $14.99
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