Graphite pencils 2B, 4B; eraser; pencil sharpener.
Mechanical pencils 0.7 leads HB and 2B
Watercolor paints – recommended colors: cad yellow, yellow ochre light, gold ochre, burnt sienna, burnt umber, van dyke brown, sepia, indigo, ultramarine, cobalt blue, cerulean blue, cobalt turquoise, dioxazine violet, alizarin crimson, cadmium red, opaque white. Right now my palette consist of mix of Holbein, Daniel Smith, Lucas and Schmincke watercolors.
Watercolor paper half sheet, or block approx. Size 15” x 20”. I recommend Saunders Waterford or Hahnemuhle 90lb, 140lb or 300lb ROUGH – important!!!
Brushes of your choice:
- I suggest having at least three sizes watercolor brushes: No 8 to 14 (synthetic, all round) and sword brush. Yeliseyev Signature SWORD brush and set of 3 brushes handmade in England by Rosemary&Co is available for purchase online and during the in-person workshops. To see the brushes click here.
- Kolinsky Brushes (sable) No 12 and 16
- Oil Brushes: short flat No12, long flat No7
Water and water containers.
Spray bottle – small with fine mist.
Artist’s tape or masking tape.
Drawing board or “plexi-glass” sized slightly bigger than your watercolor paper (if you are using watercolor paper in sheets)
Paint palette 10” x 12” or bigger with at least three separate flat mixing areas.
Paper towels and trash bag.
Sketch book or pad, size up to 8”x 11”