» Supply List:
List of suggested supplies for watercolor : 2016
******Please make use of the supplies you already have..but remember that good
paints, good brushes, and good paper truly make a difference in your results!
140lb Fabriano sheets (bright white or traditional watercolor paper ) I only recommend Fabriano Blocks
as well....Use Arches if you ave it already
Palette: Mijello Folding Palette (either with 33 wells)
Windsor Newton Paints ( not Cottman) (Holbein paints are also good) * indicate important to have
Yellows- *Windsor Lemon, Cad Yellow, Aureloin, *New Gamboge.
Reds- Opera, *Cad Red, Quin Red, *Permanent Rose, Quin Magenta, *Carmine or Alizarin.
Blues- *Cerulean Blue, *Cobalt Blue, *Fr Untramarine, Antwerp, Cobalt Turquoise
Greens- Green Gold, Sap Green, *Hookers Green, Viridian
Violets- *Windsor Violet Dioxazine
Earth Colors- *Yellow Ochre, *Raw Sienna, *Bt Sienna, *Raw Umber, *Bt Umber, Quin Gold, Quin Bt
Ivory Black for Value studies.
* Please use colors you have as long as they are good professional grade paints like Windsor Newton
Prof Grade or Holbein Paints
* Brushes: It is important to have a good brush that holds water and applies paint easily,has a nice point,
and holds its shape. Use Natural Sables, not Synthetic.
*** Cheap Joes Legend Kolinski Sables Sz 8 THIS BRUSH IS AROUND $25. Others can be very pricey.
They have a set of round brushes Sz 2,4,6,8,10,12 for around $130. Treat yourself to just one good
Cheap Joes also has a Pseudo Sable brushes that are very good and much cheaper than the Kolinsky
Foamcore.... just buy a 20x30 sheet and cut in half....they also have inexpensive table easels but come
to class first to see what others are using.
* Sketchbooks- These are good options:
Visual Journal - watercolor tablet…9x12
*Misc:· Table easel or regular easel......or something to prop up your paper surface · 2 containers for
· Bring Scrap paper for practice. Tracing paper .· Kneaded Eraser.
· #2B drawing pencils or mechanical drawing pencil 7mm
· Scotch Tape...Bull Dog Clips
*Cheap Joes -- 1 800 227 2788 www.cheapjoes.com