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Suggesting Materials for Watercolor

Watercolor Paints

Professional Watercolor paints: Winsor Red, Winsor Yellow, and Prussian Blue.For the paints, Beginners and professional artist alike, I suggest the Winsor & Newton Professional Watercolor Tubes (37 ml tube size): Winsor Red, Winsor Yellow. For the Blue, you can use Winsor Blue (Green-shade) and Winsor Blue (Red-shade).

For opaque white, I used the Holbein Acrylic Gouache Titanium White

Watercolor Paper

Strathmore Serie 400 Cold Press Watercolor paper padFor professional artists, I would suggest the Arches watercolor block, or Arches Watercolor Paper sheets to cut into the sizes you want. For beginners, I suggest Strathmore Serie 400.

Watercolor Palette and Medium

18-Wells Airtight Watercolor PaletteFor Watercolor palette, I recommend an 18-Wells Airtight Watercolor Palette. It is compact and has lots of space for mixing colors.

For masking areas you can use Art Masking Fluid.

Watercolor Brushes

Watercolor Brushes1-inch Flat Hake Brush good for wash, large adjustment and lifting colors, and a small calligraphy brush for details. You can purchase this set of brushes at enjoyingart.com/brushes.

Suggesting drawing and watercolor materials for beginners or artists for exercises

Suggesting Materials for Acrylic Painting

Acrylic Paints

Professional Acrylic paints: Titanium White, Lemon Yellow, Cadmium Red Medium, Phthalo Blue Green ShadeFor the paints, Beginners and professional artist alike, I suggest the Winsor & Newton Professional Acrylic Tubes: Lemon Yellow, Cadmium Red Medium, Phthalo Blue Green Shade and Titanium White.

Acrylic Brushes

Watercolor BrushesFor acrylic and oil painting, I suggest these 4 bristle brushes as the starting set from Dick Blick: Filbert Size 12, Bright Size 8, Filbert Size 4 and a flat size 1 for details.
Recommend Sienna Plein Air All in One Pochade Box.

Suggesting Materials for Drawing

Charcoal Drawing Tools

Charcoal Drawing ToolsGeneral's Charcoal Pencil Drawing Kit.
Compressed Charcoal Sticks: Set of 4
Vine Charcoal: Medium, Soft, Extra Soft.
General's: Kneaded Eraser
Blending Tool: blending stump

Graphite Drawing Tools

Graphite drawing toolsGraphite Pencil: Set of 12
General's: Kneaded Eraser
Dust-Free Vinyl Eraser: Faber-Castell
Blending Tool: blending stump

Spray Fixatives for Artwork

fixatives for drawingsYou should spray your fixative several light coats for best results.
For Pencils & Charcoals: SpectraFix Spray Fixative OR Grumbacher OR Delacroix
For Oil Pastel, Soft Pastel and Watercolor: SpectraFix Spray Fixative

Papers for Graphite and Charcoal Drawing

paper for graphite and charcoal drawingDrawing paper pad for graphite and charcoal drawing:
Strathmore 400 Series Drawing Paper
Strathmore 500 Series Charcoal Paper

Suggesting Materials for Pastel and Colored Pencils

Pastel Drawing Materials

Pastel Drawing PencilsDerwent Pastel Pencil: Derwent Pastel Pencil Set of 12.
Pastel Drawing Paper: Strathmore
Spray Fixative For Soft Pastel: Sennelier Latour

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