Paint supplies are required mainly to paint any thing, be it a wall or paper. Brushes are needed to apply paint. A high quality brush of the right size is very essential to get an evenly covered surface. High quality brushes last longer, hold more paint and allow even coverage. Oil paints are a favorite among painters in Ann Arbor due to its versatility.
For oil paintings, it is better to prepare the support with a primer before starting the work. The most widely used painting support is canvas. Pre-primed canvases are also available in the market in Ann Arbor but they are more expensive.