SUGGESTED SUPPLY LIST

WATERCOLOR PAINTING CLASS
Bert Boerema, instructor 

WATERCOLOR PAINTS

We will be using traditional watercolor paint, properly known as transparent watercolor. This should be purchased in tubes. You may use either student-grade or professional-grade paints. For student grade I recommend Winsor-Newton Cotman series, 8 ml tubes. Winsor-Newton also makes these same colors in a professional grade, either 5 ml or 14 ml tubes. (Gamboge Hue will be called New Gamboge.) The professional-grade pigments, although more expensive, will produce much stronger coloration and give better handling, and are the better choice in the long run.
NOTE: Single tubes are recommended over sets, since sets usually contain pigments that we rarely use.

BASIC LIST:                                                                 OPTIONAL:
Burnt Sienna                    Intense (Phthalo) Blue                               Intense (Phthalo) Green
Gamboge Hue                 Permanent Rose                                         ++Winsor Yellow
Raw Sienna                      ++Winsor Red
Ultramarine Blue                            

(++ Winsor-Newton professional pigment, 5 ml tube. Substitutes are Holbein Permanent Red and Holbein Permanent
Yellow Light. NOTE: Student grade paints in these colors do not work well.)

BRUSHES                    3/4" flat                        #10 round               #4 round              

PALETTE            suggested type:
9 x 12 plastic, square or round wells. Must have large mixing space. A cover is handy.

WATERCOLOR PAPER

We will use Arches 140 lb. cold-press paper. This is a must! Other brands will not work as well for our projects. Buy as 22 x 30 inch sheet, and cut into quarters (11  x  15 inches). Be sure to mark the front side of the sheet at each corner before cutting. (Look for the watermark.)

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