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Luminous Watercolors with Denise Cocchiaro

Supply List

Watercolor Paper: Please Arches only block or sheets are fine

Brushes: Watercolor brushes come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, materials and prices; any middle quality brand will work. I like Simmons, Escoda, Lowell Cornell, Zen.


#6 or 8 round #10 round flat brush and Rigger



White palette with wells and cover (I love Masterson watercolor palette, you can get it on amazon)


Please get professional grade paint, the difference is significant and will effect the look of your painting (higher pigmentation, brighter, truer colors) any professional paint brand will do, Winsor Newton, M.Graham, Sennelier, Daniel Smith, Holbein and any others that are professional/Artist grade.

  • Ultramarine blue

  • Cobalt blue

  • Alizarin Crimson

  • Permanent Rose

  • New Gamboge or Indian Yellow

  • Aureolin

  • Burnt sienna

  • Pyrrol Scarlet

  • Winsor Blue or Pthalo Blue

  • Sap Green (optional)

  • Accessories:
  • Roll of paper towels
    Masking tape (to hold your paper to the board if it is not a block)

  • Sea sponge (optional)

  • Plastic wide-mouth container for water (old Tupperware is good)

  • Pencil, kneaded eraser

  • Toothbrush

  • Small spray bottle

  • Foam core or Gatorboard to adhere your paper to if it is not a block. 

Printable Version

How To Set Up Your Palette
water color palette and set up diagram

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