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Botanical Art and Illustration Program  Value of Values in Color Painting – February 16, 2011

Instructor: Constance Sayas Note: An accessory materials fee of $5.00 will be collected by the instructor at the first class. 

Materials & Supply List
Drawing Pencils: leads 2B, B, H or HB, 2H in brand of preference Tracing Paper Pad: 9" x 12" or similar Sketch Pad: 9" x 12" or similar Sharpener for pencils Kneaded Eraser Water Containers: two Paper Towels: (VIVA brand is good for absorption.) Watercolor Palette: of choice Watercolor Paper: 140# HOTPRESS. You will need: 4–6 (9 x 12" or similar) pieces for painting exercises plus one piece (size dependant on chosen subject) for final class painting. Arches and Fabriano brands are professional watercolor papers available locally. Paint Brushes: Watercolor brushes "round"; sizes #2 & #6 or similar; preferably Kolinsky sable. Here are some good options: 1. Raphael Series #8404 round; (I recommend sizes #2, #4 for this one.) Excellent brush that I use! (Order at Italian Art Store, below. Or, some sizes available locally at *KOZO.) 2. Escoola Series #1212, round. (at Guiry's) 3. Winsor & Newton Series #7, round. (at Guiry's & Meininger's) 4. Robert Simmons, Sapphire #S85, round. Less expensive substitute for Kolinsky sable (at Guiry's & Meininger's) In addition, bring a couple of inexpensive brushes for mixing paint. Water Color Paint List: Bring the paints you used in Color Mixing class or select ONE of the four following brands of paint. 1. Michael Wilcox Watercolors: This is the paint that I use. (only available at, 919-774-8723) cadmium red light, quinacridone violet, cadmium yellow light, hansa yellow light (lemon yellow), ultramarine blue, cerulean blue, phthalocyanine blue, phthalocyanine green, burnt sienna, yellow ochre, titanium white
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2. Daniel Smith Extra-Fine Water Color: cadmium red medium (OR Pyrrol Scarlet 085), quinacridone red, cadmium yellow medium, hansa yellow light, ultramarine blue, cerulean blue, phthalo blue, phthalo green (blue shade), burnt sienna, yellow ochre, chinese white 3. Winsor & Newton Artist (NOT Cotman) Water Colours: Cadmium red 094 (OR Scarlet Lake 603), permanent rose 502, cadmium yellow pale 118, Winsor lemon 722, French ultramarine 263, cerulean blue 137, Winsor blue 709(red shade), viridian 692, burnt sienna 074, yellow ochre 744, titanium white 4. Da Vinci Permanent Artists' Watercolors: cadmium red medium, red rose deep, cadmium yellow medium, hansa yellow light, ultramarine, cerulean blue, phthalo blue, phthalo green, burnt sienna, yellow ochre, titanium white

Class supplies are available locally at: 
*KOZO’s, Jerry’s Artarama, Guiry’s, Art Hardware, Meiningers, Hobby Lobby  

Online Art Suppliers:
Michael Wilcox 1-919-774-8723 Italian Art Store 1-800-643-6440 Daniel Smith 1-800-426-6740 Cheap Joes Art Stuff 1-800-227-2788 *Kozo Fine Art materials (10 E. Ellsworth Ave., Denver) has a 20% discount for Botanical  Illustration Program participants with proof of registration. Bring your registration confirmation  letter from the Botanic Gardens. 

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