Creger, Kathy – Botanical Art / Minnesota School of Botanical Art Watercolor


Watercolors: one tube each, Daniel Smith brand:

  • Lemon Yellow (cool)
  • Cadmium Yellow Deep Hue (warm)
  • Ultramarine Blue (cool)
  • Cerulean Blue – NOT Cerulean Blue Chromium – (warm)
  • Permanent Alizarin Crimson (cool)
  • Cadmium Red Medium Hue (warm)
  • Imperial Purple

(Note: if you already have watercolors, bring them and we’ll try to make them work)


Round Brushes: Size 2 or 3 Raphael Series 8404 OR Winsor Newton Series 7 OR Princeton Velvet Touch Size 4 Round

(Note: some sable brushes are in short supply so you may substitute the Princeton brand. If you find the Raphael or Winsor Newton Series 7, they are the best.)



  • 1 sheet 140 lb hot press Arches watercolor paper, cut in quarters
  • Scrap paper for testing colors
  • Tracing paper



  • sketch pad for notes
  • pencils: F, 2H, 4H, 2B
  • kneaded eraser
  • small white plastic palette for mixing colors – 10 wells (this is a MUST)
  • lid for palette, or plastic bag, to protect paints
  • white 6” plate (old dinner plate) to mix colors
  • artist low-tack tape
  • paper towels – Viva
  • 12” ruler
  • 2 small containers for water (small yogurt containers work)



  • Winsor Newton masking fluid
  • Hunt Globe 513EF nib and nib pen holder

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June 30, 2019