Intro to Watercolor Supplies at Hobby Lobby

Watercolor paints

"Winsor & Newton Artist Watercolors":

New Gamboge

Winsor Yellow

Cadmium Red

Alizarin Crimson

French Ultramarine Blue

Prussian Blue


"Cotman" 12 color set



#12 or 14 round and 1" flat "Watercolor Master's Touch" OR "Royal & Langnickel Majestic"

Watercolor paper

"Strathmore 400" 12x16" 140lb watercolor paper block (not pad) and a 22 x 30"sheet of Canson Montval paper.


A Styrofoam plate or two will do.

Water container

You can use plastic tubs that sour cream and whipped cream come in or food storage containers.

  • #2 pencil
  • Soft eraser (Staedler Mars is good)
  • Your choice of paper towels, Kleenex tissues, or clean rags
  •  Sketchbook (good choices: Canson or Master's Touch 5.5 x 8.5 or 5.5 x 5.5 )
  •  Drop cloth for easy cleanup. Any kind of a sheet, old tablecloth, or plastic tablecloth will do.


Optional supplies:

Kneaded Eraser Sponge Staple gun Easel Pocket knife Stainless steel palette knife, small diamond-shaped one

A basic set of pan watercolor paints, watercolor paper block, and two brushes will be available for purchase in class. The cost is $35.