Recommended watercolor supply list:

Colors must be tube, not cake. Jim's favorite brands are M. Graham and Winsor & Newton, Artist Grade.

Quinacridone Rose

Cadmium Red Light

Maroon Perylene

Hookers Green, Dark

Halo Green or Winsor Green

Sap Green

Cobalt Teal 

Cerulean Blue 

Cobalt Blue

Ultramarine Blue

Ago Yellow

Cadmium Yellow, Medium

Burnt Sienna

Yellow Ochre


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".


watercolor palette

(2) water containers

small sketchbook

(1) kneaded eraser

(1) #2 pencil and sharpener

(1) roll of paper towels

masking tape

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