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Oil Pastels-Supplies

Oil Pastel "Painting" Class Supplies:

Surfaces: Here are my suggestions

  • Hardboard Panels such as Speedball Gessoed Hardboard Panels from Dick Blick art company, or smooth gessoed wood board of your choice.

Choose one in sizes 11" x 14" up to 16" x 20" or size of your choice.


  • Canvas Paper/ Pad of your choice (usually 10 sheets per pad) , These can latter be stabilized on a board or surface. My recommendations are:

Fredrix Canvas Pads: primed and ready Size: 11" x 14" -16" x 20"

Other Canvas Pad of your choice

Here are suggestions for quality pastels in beginner size sets.

  • Portfolio Oil Pastels: Set of 12 or 24 Package of 12 Assorted Colors
  • Sakura Cray-Pas Expressionist Oil Pastel Sets: Set of 12, 16, or 25 Set of 16
  • Sennelier oil pastels Set of 6, Sampler, Standard Size
Sampler Set of 6

Starter Set of 12