*Presented in collaboration with the Central Minnesota Watercolorists
Paint-Tube paint. Recommended brands: Winsor Newton M. Graham, Da Vinci or
(American Journey- can be purchased from Cheap Joes, www.cheapjoes.com.). I use American Journey and DaVinci pigments.
Colors: Bumblebee Yellow (Arylide), Sour Lemon (Hansa), New Gamboge,Permanent Red DaVinci Brand, Quinacridone Permanent Rose DaVinci Brand, Alizarin Crimson (Quin), Ultramarine Blue, Joe’s Blue (Phthalo), Cerulean Blue, Burnt Sienna, Winsor Green or (American Journey-Joe’s Green) and Yellow Ochre and Payne’s Gray.
Beginning Students may wish to use Grumbacher or Cotman brands which are student grade paints.
Brushes-. Brush sizes to buy- Flat brushes 1.5 or 2 inch wide, round (about the size of your index finger) and a #10 round. Rigger or Liner #2. Stencil brush, width of small finger.
Brushes I would recommend at Jerry’s Artarama-www.jerrysartarama.com
Item #87238 Mimik Synthetic Watercolor Brush Round #10
Item #87247 Mimik Synthetic Watercolor Brush Washmate Brush 11/2”
This is another option for a brush set-
Item #: 87257 Mimik Synthetic Watercolor Brushes Value Set of 8
Item #FSF-12 Cheap Joe’s Fritch Scrubber- size 12 $5.89
Palette– Plastic Palette (large enough to mix puddles of paint).
I like the Stephen Quiller palette 15 x 15.
Paper- Arches watercolor paper 140 lb. cold press, or Arches Watercolor Block 14 x 20 or larger-140 lb. Cold press.
Misc- Bulldog clips-if using a single piece of paper and Gatorboard to hold paper to board, artist tape also works.
Water Container, Spray Bottle-something with a fine mist
Paper Towels, plastic palette knife or old credit card cut in thirds.
Salt, Pencil, Kneaded eraser, Liquid masking fluid and Natural Rubber pick up. Hair dryer.
Gouache “Permanent White” (it is an opaque white watercolor.)
If you have painted before and already have other materials, please feel free to bring and use what you have.
September 23, 2021, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm