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Hutchinson, Sonja – Watercolor with a Splash of Abstract

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Basic Watercolor Supplies

  • 2-3 Quarter Sheets of Arches 140 lb. cold press paper (11 x 15 similar size block)
  • Watercolor Palette
  • Tubes of watercolor paint:  I commonly use
    • Cobalt Blue
    • Phthylo or Winsor Blue
    • Alizarin Crimson
    • Winsor or Cadmium Red
    • Aureolin
    • Cadmium Yellow
    • Quinacridone Gold
    • Raw Sienna
    • Burnt Sienna
    • Paynes Grey.
  • Water Container(s)
  • Brushes:  1″ flat, #10 round, rigger
  • Paper towels or tissues
  • Small kitchen sponge
  • Backing Board (20 x 24″ or larger) if using sheets of watercolor paper vs. block
  • White artist or masking tape  (3/4″ or 1″)
  • Sketch pad, pencil and black/grey markers, kneaded eraser
  • Small spray bottle

Also good to have:

  • Old toothbrush
  • Old credit card to cut up
  • Ruler
  • Snap cutter (from the hardware store)
  • Masking Fluid
  • Rubber Cement Pick-up
  • A small container of table salt
  • Tracing paper
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June 15, 2019

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