What do I need?

The following is a guide to the materials you will need, don’t worry if you haven’t got everything on the list as we can usually get by.
If you have any queries about the materials please do not hesitate to contact me.

  • Paper

    Arches or Saunders

    • Half imperial - Rough or Cold pressed
    • 140lb (needs to be stretched) or 300lb.

  • Brushes

    Any synthetic brand

    •1" Flat - short handle
    • Round size 16 - short handle
    • Round size 10 - short handle

  • Paints

    Winsor & Newton Artist Quality Watercolor tube paints (or equivalent):

    • Quinacridone Gold
    • Winsor Lemon
    • Permanent Rose
    • Permanent Alizarin Crimson
    • Cobalt Blue
    • Cerulean Blue
    • Winsor Violet
    • Winsor Green (Blue shade).

  • Additional Items

    A watercolour palette (or a white ceramic plate), with a large mixing area.
    • Half imperial drawing board (to stretch paper on), or a water-colour block (minimum size 14" x 10").
    • 0.7mm propelling pencil HB or B
    • Putty rubber
    • Water spray bottle
    • Small water-colour sketchbook
    • Notebook
    • Hair drier
    • Gum strip for stretching paper
    • Rule
    • Masking tape
    • Digital camera or smartphone to photograph work in progress.

  • Download

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