Introduction to Watercolors

  • 2 sheets 140 lb. Arch cold pressed paper 22 x 30
  • 16 x 20 freezer paper covered cardboard
  • 1/2 gallon plastic pail
  • Winsor Newton watercolors:
    • Burnt sienna
    • Winsor red
    • Permanent rose
    • Winsor yellow
    • New Gamboge
    • Antwerp blue
    • French ultramarine blue
  • Pencil
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Brushes:
    • Synthetic 1” flat
    • Royal RG-190, 1/4, 3/8, 1/2
    • Assorted rounds, 2” wash brush or soft varnish brush
    • 1/2'” angle shader
    • Dagger strippers
    • Your favorites
  • Beveled handle palette knife
  • John Pike palette for watercolors (cheapjones.com)
  • Salt
  • Paper towels
  • Water mister
  • Trash bag
  • Masking tape
  • Hair dryer
  • Your favorite for reference materials
  • “Exploring Color”, book by Nita Leland (Amazon.com)
  • Shopping bag to carry supplies