MATERIALS: Watercolour for Beginners with Vita Keeling

These products have been suggested by your instructor for use in class. Please note that these are just examples of appropriate materials, and there are many more choices available in our store.

  • plastic palette suitable for watercolour painting that can hold the paints as well as have a painting area
  • Paints: recommended beginner colours: Cadmium Yellow Light, Cadmium Red Medium, Phthalo Blue, Burnt Sienna, Ultramarine Blue, For a more extended palette add: Cobalt Blue, Yellow Ochre, Alizarian Crimson, Scarlet Lake, Hookers Green, Pthalo Green or Winsor Green, Burnt Umber (Optional: Dioxazine Violet)
  • Brushes: synthetic or natural hair 1” Flat, #8 Round, #6 Round, #2 Rigger
  • paper: 9”x12” Arches 140lb. cold press (comes in large sheet you can cut down)
  • masking tape
  • paper towel
  • B or HB pencil
  • white eraser or a kneaded eraser
  • 1 small bottle of masking fluid
  • small sketchbook