|These are the
most basic tools you will need to paint.
Brush basin: Most painters need a container for water. A container
with ridges at the bottom will help clean the paint from the brushes.
Oil painters need covered jars for mediums and odorless turpentine
Palette paper: Every painter
needs something to put paint on. Disposable palette paper works
well. It has a waxed surface. There are also bubble palettes. Some
use Styrofoam plates and some like a traditional wood palette.
Paper towel or soft rag: These are a
must for clean up and boo boos.
tracing patterns: graphite paper – light for dark surfaces
and dark for light surfaces, tracing paper, pencil, tape, and stylus
Soapstone or chalk pencils are for adding
or fixing pattern lines.
And a painters most important
tools – brushes!