WATERCOLORS IN BLOOM Art Supply List
Suggested Art Supply List, Extras + Options!
Please know that it is not my intention for you to purchase all the supplies! You may have a lot of these already, and I suggest that you use your favorites supplies on hand. And, always stay true to the colors that you love. All my lessons can easily be done in a color palette of your choosing. I am listing options for supplies as well – some are more expensive than others so I want to make sure you know that there are different brands out there for the same thing.
Watercolor Paints - Options
Pick colors that you love. I am using a variety of watercolor paints so you can see the differences between brands and types. You only need one kind and then a couple of bottles of liquid watercolors in your preferred colors.
Good, and affordable watercolor sets by Prima Watercolor Confections. I use the Tropicals.
Wildthorne - boutique artisan maker in Santa Cruz
I am using a variety of colors in Mijello Mission Gold - this is a great set.
You can either use (1) 22x30 sheet of watercolor paper for all the lessons or get one watercolor pad. It's your choice.
I prefer Fabriano paper, but Arches is also a great brand too. Hotpress is smooth (which I prefer), and cold press has more texture to it.
Watercolor Block Pads
Student Grade (more affordable) Fabriano Hot Press Watercolor Pad
Bristol paper I used for Lesson 2 (or hotpress watercolor paper is just fine)
I mix my acrylic and watercolor paintbrushes up all the time, but I tend to use Kingsart brushes a lot and will be using the Original Gold and the Finesse series. You just need a variety of sizes in small and medium, round and angled.
Mixed Media Supplies
(use your favorites in colors you love)
Neo Color IIs – (tip make sure they are II as those are water-soluble)
Water Color pencils – assorted colors. I love Caran D'Ache Supra II
graphite pencil or No 2 pencil
Viva paper towels
Spray Water Bottle
Twine or ribbon for journal
Hole punch for journal
Ranger Heat It Dryer (or use a hairdryer)
Palette for your watercolor tubes
Stabilo Wax Crayons - another option to Neo IIs these are just bigger
Dylusions Journal - is a great journal to work on Lesson One if you don't want to make one.
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