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Achieving Dramatic Effects in Watercolor

This kit of supplies is available for purchase here, and can be shipped for a fee, or picked up curbside. The kit includes the underlined items. Please indicate in the notes section of your order if you would like to schedule curbside pick-up, or if you need your kit mailed to you. Please contact us at if you would like to purchase a selection of items different than the kit.

Achieving Dramatic Effects in Watercolor, Peter Ulrich

(This is just what I use and is not a requirement for the class)


Sketch pad, medium sized such as 11 ” x 14″

Drawing pencils

Kneaded eraser

Sharpie Black ink pen, ultrafine point


COLORS: (Winsor & Newton, DaVinci, Daler Rowney are all good – buy Artist                           Quality not Student Quality). Asterisks denote starter set.

Indanthrone Blue

Ultramarine Blue*

Winsor Blue*

Prussian Blue

Cerulean Blue

Cobalt Blue

Cobalt Teal

Payne’s Gray (strongly suggest Winsor & Newton; all others are too dull)

New Gamboge* and/or Quinacridone Gold

Raw Sienna*

Alizarin Crimson*

Permanent Rose

Cadmium Red Light*

Cadmium Lemon*

Cadmium Orange

Burnt Sienna*

VanDyke Brown* (or Burnt Umber)



  • Any “large” brush that holds lots of water but has a very fine point.

For example: Silver Black Velvet round (my current favorite), Robert Simmons “Goliath” (#26 or larger) or the “Faux Squirrel” #1827 by Dynasty (#18 or 20)

  • 1 ½– or 2-inch flat for washes
  • #1 Rigger


PALETTEJohn Pike or similar style palette with big center mixing area and   cover to keep paint fresh

PAPER –Top quality 100% cotton rag paper like Arches (140 pound cold-pressed or rough), either full sheets (22”X30”) torn into ½ or ¼ sheets, or a 12”X16” block (about equivalent to a quarter-sheet) with glued edges (more expensive than sheets).


Viva paper towels or some brand that is equally soft and free from embossing

Photo references for subject matter

Box or Bag to carry all this stuff

The kit includes the underlined items.
Cost is $213.94 plus sales tax of $12.84 for a Total = $ 226.78