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  Supply Links & Recommendations

I've attached the printable list that I provide to my workshop students, listing links to supplies used in the course below. Please note that this is a list of resources, not instructions for what to purchase - start by using what you have and add to your supplies slowly.

See my BlickU list here: All but a few items are on this list and you can choose which ones you want to purchase. Note that for many items, there are other sizes and quantities that you can see and choose from by clicking on an item's ID number.

Week 1:

Book Recommendations:

Jean Haines' Atmospheric Watercolour (order on or
Tom Hoffman, Watercolor Painting (
Sungsook Hong Setton, The Spirit of the Brush (
Nita Leland, Confident Color (

Brushes: Escoda Versatil #10 Rigger

Loose Goose Dagger Striper #1, Cheap Joe's Art StuffPaint:

Daniel Smith: Perylene Violet, Aussie Red Gold, Wisteria, Cobalt Blue, Verona Gold Ochre, Phthalo Turquoise, Moonglow, Rose of Ultramarine, Tiger's Eye Genuine - Blick Art Materials
Sennelier: Rose Madder Lake, Blick Art Materials
Brusho Crystals in Sandstone, Blick Art Materials

Palette knife

Reeves large plastic palette, Blick Art Materials

Robax round palette on lazy Susan:

Arches #140 cold press watercolour paper, Blick Art Materials

Week 2:

Here's a list of supplies used in week 2 that have not been previously mentioned:

Daniel Smith: Cobalt Violet, Raw Sienna, Cobalt Teal, Green Gold, Payne's Blue Gray, Perylene Violet, Aussie Red Gold, Wisteria
Sennelier: Rose Madder Permanent
QoR: Indian Yellow

Week 3:

There are a lot of colours listed as we focus on colour this week. Use this opportunity to get to know some different colours as I demonstrate colour combinations.

Daniel Smith: Ultramarine, Opera Pink, Nickel Azo Yellow, Cobalt Teal, Quinacridone Gold, Perylene Red, New Gamboge, Pyrrol Orange, Sap Green, Verditer Blue, Permanent Brown, Indigo

QoR: Quinacridone Magenta, Indian Yellow

Sennelier: Cinereous Blue, Rose Madder Permanent

Winsor & Newton: Cadmium Red, Raw Sienna, Yellow Ochre

Da Vinci White Gouache

Book Recommendation: Confident Color by Nita Leland (,

Week 4:

Paper: Arches 140 lb (300gsm) hot press

Daniel Smith: Cobalt Blue, Raw Sienna, Sepia, Undersea Green, Indigo, Quinacridone Deep Gold, Cobalt Teal, Cobalt Violet, Phthalo Turquoise

Schmincke: Manganese Violet

Winsor Newton: Winsor Violet (Dioxazine Violet)

Bold Tip markers in various colours (I used brush tip Sharpies)

Week 5 Supplies:

Most of these can be sourced on my shopping page.

Non-Traditional Supplies:

Gouache (Da Vinci)

Muted Turquoise Ink by Liquitex

Stencil, I couldn't source the exact one I have, but I like the selection and styles of those made by Crafter's Workshop

Schmincke Aqua Bronze in Gold

Cotton String & Binder Clip

Palette Knife


YUPO 140 lb paper

Arches 300 lb cold press paper


Japanese Bamboo Hoboku Brush

Rosemary & Co Shiraz sword brush ⅜”


Daniel Smith: Moonglow, Cobalt Teal, Aureolin, Indigo

Schmincke: Manganese Violet

Sennelier: Neutral Tint

Week 6: No new supplies to add this week! Use what you have.

2017 supply list.pdf