Art Supplies- Mindy Newman
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Watercolor Tubes Preferred
Cadmium Red Light Hue
Cadmium Yellow Hue
(Approx. $2.00 per tube)
Watercolor Palettes need to be LARGE with lots of mixing space and not just shallow pans!
Spend about $10-20 on the palette because you will never regret it!
Ask me if you want more information.
Pencils, 2B and Pink Pearl Erasers
2 Sheets, 22" x 30" Watercolor Papers, 100% Cotton, #140 and Cold Press
(Arches, Fabriano, Strathmore,Richeson,Saunders, Winsor Newton)
Approx. $12. Do not trust a student grade watercolor paper!
It buckles, balls and tears in the process.
Brushes These should be "great" quality brushes so you can control it.
They can last 25 years so, it's a great investment, and it will give you years of pleasure.
Never get a cheap, camel hair brush. They will be annoying and useless.
Hairs in the painting for example is not fun.
Ask for a brush that has lots of spring and sharp pointed ends, and a firm ferrel.
Imatation Sables are the best, by far!
#0, #4, #6 Round and and 1/2" Flats
I plan on about $5.00 per brush on adverage.
Odds and Ends around the House
(These are freebies that you probably already have at home!)
a waterproof, 11" x 14", large, light weight drawing surface
salt in a shaker (35 mm containers or pill bottles)
Saran Wrap strip about 2 foot
At least a 1 pint water container, like a plastic,milk jug- No little paper cups please!
A back pack or travel suit case to put in your supplies.
Drawing Stomps, Small, Medium and Large
Prisma Blender Pencil
Bond Paper Sketch Book (small)
2H, 2B, 4B, and 6B Prof. Drwing Pencils
Kimberly Graphic sticks if you wish to subsitute
Black Fine and Reg. Point Sharpie
Prismacolor Pencil 12 set
1 Sheet of 100% Rag Drawing Paper, 19" x 24" - Gray tone