Materials

Please find for your convenience here a list of the materials that I suggest for each of the main mediums that I teach.

Drawing Art Classes

For standard drawing:
2H – 8/9B graphite
A charcoal pencil
Heavyweight A4 Cartridge Paper
Hot Pressed (smooth) watercolour paper – optional
Sketchbook
Hard Eraser
Electric Eraser
Craft Knife

For Colour Pencil:
Faber Castell Polychromos – minimum 36 set
Mechanical Pencil or a standard 2B graphite pencil
Heavyweight A4 Cartridge Paper
Hot Pressed (smooth) watercolour paper – optional
Sketchbook
Hard Eraser
Electric Eraser
Craft Knife

Watercolour Art Course Materials

A3 (minimum) Winsor Newton paper (300gsm / 140lb) or better
Masking Fluid
Small watercolour sketch pad
Pallet, jars, 2b pencil, eraser
Kitchen roll
Small hair dryer

Suggested brushes (for Watercolour – Cotman from The Range)
1″ flat or wash
No. 6-8 round
No.2-3 detail
No. 0 Fine detail

Watercolour paints (preferably tube)

Earth Colours
Raw Sienna
Burnt Sienna
Raw Umber
Burnt Umber
Yellow Ochre
Sepia – optional

Yellows
Cadmium Yellow

Greens
Sap Green
Torquoise – optional

Blues
Cerulean Blue
Prussian Blue
French Ultramarine
Indigo – optional

Violets
Dioxazine Violet
Purple Lake

Reds
Alizarin Crimson
Permanent Rose (or magenta)
Cadmium Red Deep
Indian Red – optional
Winsor Orange

Tinting
Ivory Black
Chinese White
White gouache

Acrylics Art Course Materials

Table top easel
20×16″ canvas boards
Pallet, jars, charcoal pencil, eraser

Suggested brushes (suitable for acrylic – System 3 from Hobbycraft)
1″ flat
No. 8-12 round
1/2″ Filbert
No.2-3 detail

Acrylic Paint
I recommend Winsor Newton ‘Galleria’ or Daler Rowney ‘System3’

Earth Colours
Raw Sienna
Burnt Sienna
Raw Umber
Burnt Umber
Yellow Ochre

Yellows
Cadmium Yellow
Naples Yellow – optional

Greens
Sap Green
Cobalt Green – optional
Pthalo Torquoise – optional

Blues
Cerulean Blue
French Ultramarine
Prussian Blue – optional

Violets
Ultramarine Violet (or just violet/purple)

Reds
Alizarin Crimson
Cadmium Red light (and/or medium)
Permanent Rose (or magenta) – optional
Cadmium Orange (or just orange)

Paynes Grey or Black
White

Oil’s Art Class

Table top easel
20×16″ canvas boards
Pallet, jars, charcoal, eraser
DIY grade White Spirit
Artists Turpentine
Refined Linseed Oil

Suggested brushes (suitable for oils)
1″ filbert
No. 8-12 round
1/2″ Filbert
No.2-3 detail

Oil Paints (Winton)

Earth Colours
Raw Sienna
Burnt Sienna
Raw Umber
Burnt Umber
Yellow Ochre

Yellows
Cadmium Yellow
Naples Yellow – optional

Greens
Sap Green
Torquiose – optional

Blues
Cerulean Blue
Prussian Blue
French Ultramarine

Violets
Cobalt Violet (or just Violet)
Purple Lake – optional

Reds
Alizarin Crimson
Permanent Rose (or magenta)
Cadmium Red light or medium
Cadmium Orange (or just orange)

Paynes Grey or Black
White

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