Recommended watercolor supply list:
Colors must be tube, not cake. Jim's favorite brands are M. Graham and Winsor & Newton, Artist Grade.
Cadmium Red Light
Hookers Green, Dark
Halo Green or Winsor Green
Cadmium Yellow, Medium
Please buy the best you can afford. (Major brands like Utrecht (Sablette), M. Grumbacher (Meissonier), Robert Simmons, Winsor & Newton and others all have respectable artist grade watercolor brushes.)
(1) #8 round (Kolinsky Sable if you can afford it) Watercolor Brush
(1) 1" Cat's Tongue Wash Brush
(1) 3/4" or 1" flat brush
Arches cold pressed or rough, 140 lb. or 300 lb. (300 lb. paper will not need to be stretched.)
If you choose 140 lb., you can stretch your paper on white Gatorboard (a lightweight, acid free board available at most art stores) with staples and a staple gun.
Another option is to buy an Arches Cold Pressed Watercolor Block, 12"x 16".
(2) water containers
(1) kneaded eraser
(1) #2 pencil and sharpener
(1) roll of paper towels