Recommended supply list for all w/c classes
Lynn Millar Lynnmillar@gmail.com www.Lynnmillarart.com
GeneraL supplies to include in your bag
-pencils, eraser, sketch paper -masking tape
-a board larger than your paper to clip or tape your watercolor paper to. - a tray, palette for holding paint (Loew/Cornell under $5 portable)
Choose professional grade. nothing else will blend as smoothly and give you that glow. If you have something you already like, use it.
-140 lb arches cold press in 11x15 blocks or 22 x 30 full sheets (we will tear them down to 1/4 sheets and 1/8 sheets
You can purchase sheets from your instructor $12/sheet (22x30- in) torn down.
CansOn Water color tablets are an ok practice paper. (aC Moore)
Choose several sizes and shapes. GO BiG. natural hair is best but new synthics are good too.
Must have several ats, some rounds with a point, a riGGer (liner). Velvet Touch available at aC Moore is a good budget priced brush.
#8 Long round
a mop (wait on this, look at mine in class Choose a little rigger or liner like a #2
choose several in a range of widths. This is a good selectiuon.
1-in, 3/4-in, 1/2-in, 10mm
Mission gold available on line from Dick Blick:01758-1099 — Introductory Colors, Set of 9 for $23. For intensity and brilliance beyond compare, experience Mission Gold Watercolors by Mijello. This line of 96 super-premium watercolors was designed with the help of expert watercolor artists to mirror the strong, vivid colors of nature.
Introductory Set of 9 — Contains nine 7 ml tubes including Permanent Yellow Light, Yellow Orange, Permanent Red, Permanent Rose, Rose Madder, Viridian, Peacock Blue, Burnt Sienna, and Vandyke Brown. The perfect starter set.
or choose Winsor newton brand
French ultramarine Blue*
* indicate essentials