"I am looking at a web site called Jerry's Artarama. They offer a 25% off discount for registering with the site. So far, based on various people and other sources, I am considering: Cadmium orange hue, Mars black, Cadmium red medium hue, Burnt…"
"I'd go for a set of smaller tubes so you can use the colors first. The Basics set I have is not going to waste! I found my instructor's list of paint colors:
ACRYLIC PAINT: Optional Colors:
"There are Liquitex heavy body kits but they might not have the combination you are looking for. You may have to add to a kit anyway. A real art supply store may be a better choice if you can get to one. They often give deals for purchasing more.…"
"It's difficult because the closest local store is Hobby Lobby and I have come to realize that all of the paint sets they have for sale are student quality acrylics. I really want to start with professional quality heavy body acrylics, so I am…"
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