What do I need?
Arches or Saunders
• Half imperial - Rough or Cold pressed
• 140lb (needs to be stretched) or 300lb.
Any synthetic brand
•1" Flat - short handle
• Round size 16 - short handle
• Round size 10 - short handle
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).
• 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
• Hair drier
• Gum strip for stretching paper
• Masking tape
• Digital camera or smartphone to photograph work in progress.