Beginner's watercolor classes , please bring the following material's
Please have available: one pad of Strathmore, Arches or Fabriano 140 lb cold pressed watercolor paper -
Recommended sizes are @ 9 x 12 or 11 x 14
I recommend using Winsor & Newton, Daniel Smith, Golden QOR watercolor paints
Please have available one small paint tube of each color of watercolor paints:
Permanent Alizarin Crimson (also known as Anthraquinoid Red) – a cool purplish red
Scarlet Lake (also known as vermillion) a warm red that leans to an orange/red
Winsor Blue (a green shade—also known as phthalo blue) – a cool blue with hints of green
French Ultramarine (a warmer purplish/ blue color)
Hansa Yellow (or Lemon Yellow) – a cool yellow
New Gamboge Yellow (a warm yellow with hints of orange)
BRUSHES for watercolors : 1 acrylic taklon round brush - my favorite sizes are 10,12 or 14
+ 1” wide flat brush
PALETTE: 1 white plastic palette with large mixing areas or any WHITE large- plastic or foam plate/tray suitable for mixing paints on.
WATER CONTAINERS: You will need : Two jars or plastic containers for water.
OTHER ITEMS: You may want to have some kind of table cover ie, plastic table sheet, table cloth, large trash bag anything to keep your paint area clean. Please bring a 4B (soft) drawing pencil and an eraser. "Friskit" also known as a resist , this product is used to save the whites on our paper - I recommend "Incredible white magic" Winsor & Newton also makes a friskit , make sure it is the removable friskit and not permanent.
If you have questions, please contact the instructor.
All supplies will be readily available at local art supply stores such as Spokane Art Supply or in Whatcom County: Dakota Art Supplies or online from fine art supply dealers such as Dick Blick