For the purpose of this workshop, you do not need all the suggested gels and colours mentioned on the supplies list web page. Except for the basic pallet colours, gel medium, brushes and canvases, the list suggest many products that you are free to bring. Unfortunately, some of them are impossible to find in Puerto Vallarta, especially the gels mediums.
You can find some at Mexico Magico art supply store located at : # 534 Juarez, 3 blocks north of the church. Also at the art supply store located at : # 118 Rafael Ozuna, near the Hacienda Mosaico
Web site complete supplies list : http://www.yvangenest.com/workshop/id56.html
The most important are :
*2 or 3 canvases, minimum size 20" X 20" ( for those who like to learn how to stretch canvases, just bring stretch bars and separate canvas)
* Ivory Black
* Titanium White
* Cobalt Blue
* Ultramarine Blue
* Prussian Blue
* Cadmium Yellow Light
* Cadmium Red
* Raw Umber or Sepia
* Gloss Fluid Medium Varnish
* Gloss Heavy Gel Medium
* Gesso –
* 3 flat brushes from 1 quarter of an inch to 6 inches large or more
* 1 feather brush
* Natural Sand - ( Craft store on Juares, at the right, two blocks after the church square, near Mexico Magico store, sale some very fine one.)
+ any other kind of brushes that you want to use or explore. Round, cat tongue, feather, etc.
This is a bulleted list.
NOTA: For the purpose of this workshop you can buy very cheap brushes (like the beige Chinese ones sold in many art supplies stores). The important thing to remember is: You don't want a brush with no spring, like the kind that stays curved once you take it away from the canvas.