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By Sharon Freeman, Updated August 2010

Watercolors

Suggested Brands: Winsor Newton Artists' Quality, Holbein, Daniel Smith
(Please don't waste your money on Van Gogh paints or student grade watercolors)

Pigment Colors:

Colbalt Blue, Quinacridone Gold, Phthalo Blue or (Winsor Blue, Red Shade)
Aureolin Yellow, Sap Green, Alizarin Crimson, Rose Madder from Holbein or
Quinacridone Rose (from Daniel Smith),Permanent Magenta (or, quinacridone magenta)

Others to try but not necessary for workshop:

Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, Raw Sienna, Ultramarine Blue, Cerulean Blue,
Hansa Yellow (from Daniel Smith), Hookers Green, Viridian Green, , Vermillion, Cadmium Red, (deep)New Gamboge, Cadmium Yellow Light, Opaque white


NOTE: I WILL HAVE TUBES OF PAINT THAT YOU CAN TRY. PLEASE DON'T INVEST A TON OF MONEY IN NEW PAINTS JUST FOR THIS CLASS.

Brushes

Rounds:
Inexpensive, but good: Cheap Joe's Golden Fleece, 10, 12, 14

#16 Winsor Newton, Sceptre Gold II, #101
(Winsor Newton, Sceptre Gold brushes are a good substitute for sable rounds. They are a mixture of sable and nylon.)

Flats:

1 inch "Dreamcatcher" from Cheap Joes (recommended) OR another brand that has a blend of nylon and sable.

¾" or 5/8" synthetic nylon

1-1/2 in. or 2 inch squirrel wash brush from Cheap Joes (very soft)

Palettes:

Cheap Joes' Original Watercolor Palette (inexpensive, but functional)
Choose something with one or two large areas for mixing

Paper:

Cold Press ( I use 300 lb, but 140 will work)

SUGGESTED PAPERS BELOW

Fabriano Artistico
Saunders Waterford 200 lb Cold Press

Killimanjaro 300 lb cold press

A SUPPLY OF FABRIANO AND LANAQUARELLE 300# & KILIMANJARO (Cheap Joes Brand) WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR YOU TO PURCHASE

Amount: Minimum of 1 full-sized sheet (a good idea to cut the large sheets into 1/4 sheet-size)

Other Supplies: small spray bottle, water containers, pencil, eraser, small sponge, one or two boards on which to stretch paper (gator board or ¼ in. plywood a little larger than your paper), Kleenex, paper towels, sketch book. An extra stapler, hair dryer will come in handy

Catalogue Sources:

Cheap Joes Art Stuff, 1-800-227-2788, www.cheapjoes.com

Daniel Smith: 1-800-426-6740,
www.danielsmith.com

ASW, www.aswexpress.com

Jerry's Artarama: jerrysartarama.com 1-800-827-8478

 

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