Watercolor Paints:

For beginners:
student quality is fine except where indicated

  • Aureolin (Professional grade only)
  • Rose Madder
  • Cobalt Blue
  • French Ultramarine Blue
  • Viridian Green
  • Sap Green
  • Raw Sienna
  • Burnt Sienna
  • Ivory Black

Additions for Beginners:  student quality is fine except where indicated

  • Lemon Yellow (Professional Grade only)
  • New Gamboge Cadmium Orange
  • Alizarin Crimson
  • Cadmium Red Dark
  • Cerulean Blue (Professional Grade only)

Additional paints for continuing students: to add as you wish, buy
Professional grade

  • Winsor Blue (Green shade)
  • Winsor Violet
  • Permanent Rose
  • Permanent Alizarin Crimson
  • Winsor Red Deep
  • Winsor Yellow
  • Winsor Green (Yellow shade)
  • Winsor Green (Blue shade)
  • Quinacridone Gold
  • Quinacridone Sienna (Daniel Smith only carries this color)

  • Arches 140 Cold Press Watercolor paper one sheet 22" x 31"

  • One Large Round-synthetic water color brush Size 12 (short handle)
  • Flat watercolor-brush, synthetic 3/4 to 1 inch wide

Other equipment:
  • #2B pencil
  • Staedtler Mars-Plastic eraser
  • Kneaded Eraser
  • Two large plastic containers for water
  • Masking tape
  • Roll of paper towels
  • Foam core board or cardboard 15" x 20"
  • Spray bottle


  • One large rectangle plastic palette with a cover and a large space in the
    center for mixing

If you have paints, brushes and paper, bring what you have to the first class.