Previous Art Supplies By Lesson

Supplies by Lesson - Portrait lll (July 2024)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 white heavy weight drawing paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
  • NOTE: can also use blue painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
  • Art board, cardstock or newspaper on which to tape art work down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Prismacolor NuPastel color sticks - Prussian Blue, Palm Green, Light Ochre, Rust and Dark Rose
  • Conté à Paris Crayons - Sketching Colors, Matchbox Set, Set of 4 - Black B, White 2B, Sanguine, and Bistre (ordered from Blick)
  • 6 cotton swabs (generic with plastic works better than Q-tip brand)
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Aerosol hairspray (Alayne used Aqua Net extra super hold unscented)

Supplies by Lesson - Mushrooms (March 2024)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 white heavy weight drawing paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
  • NOTE: can also use blue painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
  • Art board, cardstock or newspaper on which to tape art work down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • 2B Drawing Pencil
  • Block eraser cut in half - (we used Mars block eraser)
  • Stick eraser (we used Tombow Mono Knock stick eraser, but a regular pencil eraser can be substituted)
  • Blending stump (we used #4 gray paper blending stump)
  • Sandpaper (fine grit) -optional
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Supplies by Lesson - Fairies (February 2024)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 Pacon gray bogus drawing paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board) - (ordered from Blick)
  • NOTE: can also use painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper on each side so that you have the same work area as Alayne
  • Art board, cardstock, or newspaper on which to tape artwork down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Size 05 black Micron pen
  • Sakura Gelly Roll Classic Gel Pens, 1.0 mm Bold Tip, White (ordered from School Specialty)
  • Fine point black Sharpie
  • Camellia student 18 color watercolor set - (ordered from Blick)
  • Size 6 round synthetic brush
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
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Supplies by Lesson - Sea Monsters (January 2024)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 Pacon gray bogus drawing paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board) - (ordered from Blick)
  • NOTE: can also use painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper on each side so that you have the same work area as Alayne
  • Art board, cardstock, or newspaper on which to tape artwork down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Size 05 black Micron pen
  • Sakura Gelly Roll Classic Gel Pens, 1.0 mm Bold Tip, White (ordered from School Specialty)
  • Fine point black Sharpie
  • Camellia student 18 color watercolor set - (ordered from Blick)
  • Size 6 round synthetic brush
  • Pencil
  • Eraser

Supplies by Lesson - Oranges (December 2023)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 Pacon gray bogus drawing paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board) - (ordered from Blick)
  • NOTE: can also use painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper on each side so that you have the same work area as Alayne
  • Art board, cardstock, or newspaper on which to tape artwork down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Size 05 black Micron pen
  • Sakura Gelly Roll Classic Gel Pens, 1.0 mm Bold Tip, White (ordered from School Specialty)
  • Fine point black Sharpie
  • Pencil
  • Eraser

Supplies by Lesson - Blackberries (November 2023)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 Pacon gray bogus drawing paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board) - (ordered from Blick)
  • NOTE: can also use painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper on each side so that you have the same work area as Alayne
  • Art board, cardstock, or newspaper on which to tape artwork down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Size 05 black Micron pen
  • Sakura Gelly Roll Classic Gel Pens, 1.0 mm Bold Tip, White (ordered from School Specialty)
  • Fine point black Sharpie
  • Pencil
  • Eraser

Supplies by Lesson - Cassatt (October 2023)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 Canson watercolor paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board) 
  • NOTE: can also use painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper on each side so that you have the same work area as Alayne
  • Art board, cardstock, or newspaper on which to tape artwork down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Camellia student 18 color watercolor set - (ordered from Blick)
  • Size 6 round synthetic brush
  • Size 05 black Micron pen
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Water container
  • Paper towel

Supplies by Lesson - Cézanne (September 2023)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 Canson watercolor paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board) 
  • NOTE: can also use painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper on each side so that you have the same work area as Alayne
  • Art board, cardstock, or newspaper on which to tape artwork down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Camellia student 18 color watercolor set - (ordered from Blick)
  • Size 6 round synthetic brush
  • Size 05 black Micron pen
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Water container
  • Paper towel

Supplies by Lesson - Squirrel (August 2023)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 white sulphite drawing paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
  • NOTE: can also use blue painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
  • Art board, cardstock or newspaper on which to tape art work down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Size 05 black Micron pen

Supplies by Lesson - Starry Night (July 2023)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 white sulphite drawing paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
  • NOTE: can also use blue painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
  • Art board, cardstock or newspaper on which to tape art work down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Size 05 black Micron pen

Supplies by Lesson - Flower Fields (June 2023)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 Canson watercolor paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
  • NOTE: can also use painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area as Alayne
  • Art board, cardstock, or newspaper on which to tape artwork down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Pencil and eraser
  • 25 color Cray Pas set
  • Black fine point Sharpie
  • Liquid brown watercolor
  • Toothpick
  • Sponge for applying watercolor
  • Paper towel to dry watercolor

Supplies by Lesson - Boats (May 2023)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 Canson watercolor paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
  • NOTE: can also use painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area as Alayne
  • Art board, cardstock, or newspaper on which to tape artwork down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Pencil and eraser
  • 25 color Cray Pas set
  • Black fine point Sharpie
  • Liquid brown watercolor
  • Toothpick
  • Sponge for applying watercolor
  • Paper towel to dry watercolor

Supplies by Lesson - Portrait II (April 2023)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 Canson watercolor paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board) 
  • NOTE: can also use painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper on each side so that you have the same work area as Alayne
  • Art board, cardstock, or newspaper on which to tape artwork down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Camellia student 18 color watercolor set - (ordered from Blick)
  • Derwent delft blue watercolor pencil - (ordered from Blick)
  • Size 6 round synthetic brush
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Straight edge
  • Water container
  • Paper towel

Supplies by Lesson - Mountains (March 2023)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 Canson watercolor paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board) 
  • NOTE: can also use painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper on each side so that you have the same work area as Alayne
  • Art board, cardstock, or newspaper on which to tape artwork down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Camellia student 18 color watercolor set - (ordered from Blick)
  • Derwent delft blue watercolor pencil - (ordered from Blick)
  • Size 6 round synthetic brush
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Straight edge
  • Water container
  • Paper towel

Supplies by Lesson - Arctic Fox (February 2023)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 Canson watercolor paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board) 
  • NOTE: can also use painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper on each side so that you have the same work area as Alayne
  • Art board, cardstock, or newspaper on which to tape artwork down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • 1/2 block eraser
  • 25 color Cray-Pas Oil Pastel set - these specific colors were used: Yellow, Light Orange (peach), Yellow Ochre, Yellow Orange, Pink, Purple, Pale Blue, Prussian Blue, Gray, Cobalt Blue, White
  • 1 large Cray-Pas Expressionist Oil Pastel – White (not in set)

Supplies by Lesson - Snowflake (January 2023)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 Canson watercolor paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board) 
  • NOTE: can also use painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper on each side so that you have the same work area as Alayne
  • Art board, cardstock, or newspaper on which to tape artwork down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • 1/2 block eraser
  • 25 color Cray-Pas Oil Pastel set
  • 1 large Cray-Pas Expressionist Oil Pastel – White (not in set)

Supplies by Lesson - Pomegranate (December 2022)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 white heavy weight drawing paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
  • NOTE: can also use blue painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
  • Art board, cardstock or newspaper on which to tape art work down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Newspaper to cover work surface
  • Camellia student 18 color watercolor set - (ordered from Blick)
  • Size 6 round synthetic brush
  • Willow charcoal - thick stick
  • Compressed charcoal 2B “General’s” brand
  • Stick eraser (we used Tombow Mono Knock stick eraser, but a regular pencil eraser can be substituted)
  • Block eraser cut in half -  (we used Mars block eraser)
  • Water container
  • Tissue
  • Paper Towel
  • Aerosol hairspray (we used Suave max hold 8 unscented)

Supplies by Lesson - Tortoise (November 2022)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 white heavy weight drawing paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
  • NOTE: can also use blue painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
  • Art board, cardstock or newspaper on which to tape art work down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Newspaper to cover work surface
  • Camellia student 18 color watercolor set - (ordered from Blick)
  • Size 6 round synthetic brush
  • Willow charcoal - thick stick
  • Compressed charcoal 2B “General’s” brand
  • Stick eraser (we used Tombow Mono Knock stick eraser, but a regular pencil eraser can be substituted)
  • Block eraser cut in half -  (we used Mars block eraser)
  • Water container
  • Tissue
  • Paper Towel
  • Aerosol hairspray (we used Suave max hold 8 unscented)
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Supplies by Lesson - Ear (October 2022)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 white heavy weight drawing paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
  • NOTE: can also use blue painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
  • Art board, cardstock or newspaper on which to tape art work down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • 2B Drawing Pencil
  • Stick eraser (we used Tombow Mono Knock stick eraser, but a regular pencil eraser can be substituted)
  • Blending stump (we used #4 gray paper blending stump)
  • Kneadable eraser
  • Sandpaper (fine grit) -optional
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Supplies by Lesson - Shoe (September 2022)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 white heavy weight drawing paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
  • NOTE: can also use blue painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
  • Art board, cardstock or newspaper on which to tape art work down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • 2B Drawing Pencil
  • Stick eraser (we used Tombow Mono Knock stick eraser, but a regular pencil eraser can be substituted)
  • Blending stump (we used #4 gray paper blending stump)
  • Kneadable eraser
  • Sandpaper (fine grit) -optional
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Supplies by Lesson - Banana Split (August 2022)

•    1 sheet 8 x 10 Canson watercolor paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
•    NOTE: can also use painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper on each side so that you have the same work area as Alayne
•    Art board, cardstock, or newspaper on which to tape artwork down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
•    Pencil and eraser
•    25 color Cray Pas set - these specific colors were used: Yellow, Light Orange, Yellow Orange, Orange, Red, Pink, Purple, Prussian Blue, Pale Blue, Yellow Green, Green Gray, Deep Green, Gray, White
•    Cray-pas Colorless Extender (clear) – not in set

Supplies by Lesson - Bouquet (July 2022)

•    1 sheet 8 x 10 Canson watercolor paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
•    NOTE: can also use painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper on each side so that you have the same work area as Alayne
•    Art board, cardstock, or newspaper on which to tape artwork down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
•    Pencil and eraser
•    25 color Cray Pas set - these specific colors were used: Yellow, Light Orange, Yellow Orange, Orange, Red, Pink, Purple, Prussian Blue, Pale Blue, Yellow Green, Green Gray, Deep Green, Gray, White
•    Cray-pas Colorless Extender (clear) – not in set

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Supplies by Lesson - Eye (June 2022)

•    1 sheet 8 x 10 white heavy weight drawing paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
•    NOTE: can also use blue painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
•    Art board, cardstock or newspaper on which to tape art work down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
•    Newspaper to cover work surface
•    Willow charcoal - thick stick
•    Compressed charcoal 2B “General’s” brand
•    Prismacolor NuPastel color sticks - Light Gray, Prussian Blue, Rust, Light Ochre, Palm Green, and Dark Rose
•    Sandpaper (fine grit) -optional
•    Block eraser cut in half - (we used Mars block eraser)
•    Paper Towel
•    Aerosol hairspray (we used Suave max hold 8 unscented)

Supplies by Lesson - Succulent (May 2022)

•    1 sheet 8 x 10 white heavy weight drawing paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
•    NOTE: can also use blue painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
•    Art board, cardstock or newspaper on which to tape art work down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
•    Newspaper to cover work surface
•    Willow charcoal - thick stick
•    Compressed charcoal 2B “General’s” brand
•    Prismacolor NuPastel color sticks - Light Gray, Prussian Blue, Rust, Light Ochre, Palm Green, and Dark Rose
•    Sandpaper (fine grit) -optional
•    Block eraser cut in half - (we used Mars block eraser)
•    Paper Towel
•    Aerosol hairspray (we used Suave max hold 8 unscented)

Supplies by Lesson - Hen (April 2022)

•    1 sheet 8 x 10 white heavy weight drawing paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
•    NOTE: can also use blue painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
•    Art board, cardstock or newspaper on which to tape art work down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
•    Newspaper to cover work surface
•    Willow charcoal - thick stick
•    Compressed charcoal 2B “General’s” brand
•    Light gray pastel stick
•    Sandpaper (fine grit) -optional
•    Block eraser cut in half - (we used Mars block eraser)
•    Paper Towel
•    Aerosol hairspray (we used Suave max hold 8 unscented)

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Supplies by Lesson - Holstein (March 2022)

•    1 sheet 8 x 10 white heavy weight drawing paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
•    NOTE: can also use blue painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
•    Art board, cardstock or newspaper on which to tape art work down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
•    Newspaper to cover work surface
•    Willow charcoal - thick stick
•    Compressed charcoal 2B “General’s” brand
•    Light gray pastel stick
•    Sandpaper (fine grit) -optional
•    Block eraser cut in half - (we used Mars block eraser)
•    Paper Towel
•    Aerosol hairspray (we used Suave max hold 8 unscented)
 

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Supplies by Lesson - Lavender Fields (February 2022)

•    1 sheet 8 x 10 Canson watercolor paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
•    NOTE: can also use painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
•    Art board, cardstock, or newspaper on which to tape artwork down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
•    Pencil and eraser
•    25 color Cray Pas set - these specific colors were used: Yellow, Yellow Orange, Green, Yellow Green, Deep Green, Vandyke Brown, Yellow Ochre, Light Orange, Ultramarine Blue, Red, Purple, Pink, Pale Blue, White, Prussian Blue, Green Gray
•    Cray-pas Colorless Extender (clear) – not in set
•    Black fine point Sharpie
•    Liquid brown watercolor
•    Sponge for applying watercolor
•    Paper towel to dry watercolor
 

Supplies by Lesson - Cypresses (January 2022)

•    1 sheet 8 x 10 Canson watercolor paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
•    NOTE: can also use painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
•    Art board, cardstock, or newspaper on which to tape artwork down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
•    Pencil and eraser
•    25 color Cray Pas set - these specific colors were used from those sets: Lemon Yellow, Purple, Yellow Ochre, Brown, Yellow, Deep Green, Green, Olive Brown, Yellow Green, Pale Blue, Pale Orange, Pink, Prussian Blue, and White
•    Cray-pas Colorless Extender (clear) – not in set
•    Black fine point Sharpie
•    Liquid brown watercolor
•    Sponge for applying watercolor
•    Paper towel to dry watercolor
 

Supplies by Lesson - Eagle (December 2021)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 white heavy weight drawing paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
  • NOTE: can also use blue painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
  • Art board, cardstock or newspaper on which to tape art work down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Newspaper to cover work surface
  • Willow charcoal - thick stick
  • Sandpaper (fine grit) -optional
  • Block eraser - (we used Mars block eraser)
  • Stick eraser (we used Tombow Mono Knock stick eraser, but a regular pencil eraser can be substituted) 
  • Tissue
  • Aerosol hairspray

Supplies by Lesson - Driftwood (November 2021)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 white heavy weight drawing paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
  • NOTE: can also use blue painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
  • Art board, cardstock or newspaper on which to tape art work down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Newspaper to cover work surface
  • Willow charcoal - thick stick
  • Sandpaper (fine grit) -optional
  • Block eraser - (we used Mars block eraser)
  • Stick eraser (we used Tombow Mono Knock stick eraser, but a regular pencil eraser can be substituted) 
  • Tissue
  • Aerosol hairspray

Supplies by Lesson - Bird (October 2021)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 Canson watercolor paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board) 
  • NOTE: can also use painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
  • Art board, cardstock, or newspaper on which to tape artwork down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Pencil and eraser
  • Ruler
  • 25 color Cray Pas set - these specific colors were used from those sets: pink, pale orange (peach), yellow ochre, lemon yellow, pale blue, red, light violet, gray, white, green gray, Prussian blue, cobalt blue
  • Black fine point Sharpie
  • Liquid black watercolor
  • Sponge for applying black watercolor
  • Paper towel to dry watercolor
  • Wooden skewer
     

Supplies by Lesson - Figs (September 2021)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 Canson watercolor paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board) 
  • NOTE: can also use painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
  • Art board, cardstock, or newspaper on which to tape artwork down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Pencil and eraser
  • Ruler
  • 25 color Cray Pas set - these specific colors were used from those sets: pink, pale orange (peach), yellow, pale blue, red, violet, gray, white, yellow ochre, yellow green, green, brown, Prussian blue, blue
  • Black fine point Sharpie
  • Liquid black watercolor
  • Sponge for applying black watercolor
  • Paper towel to dry watercolor
  • Wooden skewer

Supplies by Lesson - Vases (August 2021)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 Canson watercolor paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board) 
  • NOTE: can also use painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
  • Art board, cardstock, or newspaper on which to tape artwork down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Pencil and eraser
  • Ruler
  • Acrylic paint in white, black, primary yellow, primary blue, and fluorescent violet (we used Blycrilic from Blick)
  • Size 2 round synthetic brush
  • Paper plate
  • Water container and paper towel
  • Scrap paper and scissors

Supplies by Lesson - Magnolia (July 2021)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 Canson watercolor paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board) 
  • NOTE: can also use painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
  • Art board, cardstock, or newspaper on which to tape artwork down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Pencil and eraser
  • Ruler
  • White acrylic (we used Blycrilic from Blick)
  • Black acrylic (we used Blycrilic from Blick)
  • Size 2 round synthetic brush
  • Paper plate
  • Scrap paper

Supplies by Lesson - Portrait (June 2021)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 White Heavy Weight Drawing paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
  • NOTE: can also use blue painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
  • Art board, cardstock or newspaper on which to tape art work down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • 2B Drawing Pencil
  • Block eraser
  • Stick eraser (we used Tombow Mono Knock stick eraser, but a regular pencil eraser can be substituted)
  • Blending stump
  • Kneadable eraser
  • Scrap paper
  • Ruler
  • Wide strip of paper

Supplies by Lesson - Seashell (May 2021)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 White Heavy Weight Drawing paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
  • NOTE: can also use blue painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
  • Art board, cardstock or newspaper on which to tape artwork down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • 2B Drawing Pencil
  • Large block eraser (Mars)
  • Stick eraser (we used Tombow Mono Knock stick eraser, but a regular pencil eraser can be substituted)
  • Blending stump
  • Kneadable eraser

Supplies by Lesson - Fawn (April 2021)

1 sheet 8 x 10 Canson watercolor paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
•    NOTE: can also use painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
•    Art board, cardstock, or newspaper on which to tape artwork down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
•    Pencil and eraser
•    16 or 25 color Cray Pas set - these specific colors were used from those sets: yellow, yellow-green, green, yellow ochre, orange, light orange, vandyke brown, pink, white, and black
•    Cray-pas Extender (clear) – not in set (included separately in March / April kit)
•    Black fine point Sharpie
•    Liquid violet watercolor
•    Sponge for applying watercolor
•    Paper towel to dry watercolor
 

Supplies by Lesson - Trees (March 2021)

•    1 sheet 8 x 10 Canson watercolor paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
•    NOTE: can also use painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
•    Art board, cardstock, or newspaper on which to tape artwork down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
•    Pencil and eraser
•    16 or 25 color Cray Pas set - these specific colors were used from those sets: Gray, Orange, Yellow, Yellow Green, Green, Blue
•    Cray-pas Extender (clear) – not in set (included separately in March kit)
•    Black fine point Sharpie
•    Liquid violet watercolor
•    Sponge for applying watercolor
•    Paper towel to dry watercolor
 

Supplies by Lesson - Cherub (February 2021)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 White Heavy Weight Drawing paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
  • NOTE: can also use blue painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
  • Art board, cardstock or newspaper on which to tape art work down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • 2B Drawing Pencil
  • Block eraser
  • Stick eraser (we used Tombow Mono Knock stick eraser, but a regular pencil eraser can be substituted)
  • Blending stump

Supplies by Lesson - Dragon (January 2021)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 White Heavy Weight Drawing paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
  • NOTE: can also use blue painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
  • Art board, cardstock or newspaper on which to tape art work down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • 2B Drawing Pencil
  • Block eraser
  • Stick eraser (we used Tombow Mono Knock stick eraser, but a regular pencil eraser can be substituted)
  • Blending stump

Supplies by Lesson - Winter Scene (December 2020)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 Canson watercolor paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
  • NOTE: can also use blue painter's tape - just cover 1/4" of your paper so that you have the same work area
  • Art board, cardstock or newspaper on which to tape art work down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Pencil and eraser
  • 16 or 25 color Cray Pas set - these specific colors were used from those sets: yellow, orange, pink, purple, Vandyke brown, pale blue, grey, blue, red, white and black
  • Black fine point Sharpie
  • Liquid black watercolor
  • Sponge for applying black watercolor
  • Paper towel to dry watercolor

Supplies by Lesson - Apple Basket (November 2020)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 Canson watercolor paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board)
  • Art board, cardstock or newspaper on which to tape art work down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Pencil and eraser
  • 16 or 25 color Cray Pas set - these specific colors were used from those sets: yellow ochre, brown, white, yellow, gray, red, orange, green, yellow green, and purple. 
  • Black fine point Sharpie
  • Liquid black watercolor
  • Sponge for applying black watercolor
  • Paper towel to dry watercolor

Supplies by Lesson - Coleus (October 2020)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 Canson watercolor paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board) 
  • NOTE:  You can use painter's tape instead of drafting tape (do not use masking tape)
  • Art board, cardstock or newspaper on which to tape art work down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Pencil and eraser 
  • 25 color Cray Pas set - these specific colors were used from that set: yellow-green, yellow, lt. violet, pale blue, pink, red, gray-green, vandyke brown
  • Brown or Black fine point Sharpie
  • Liquid brown watercolor 
  • Sponge for applying brown watercolor 
  • Paper towel to dry watercolor
  • Plastic knife with teeth

Supplies By Lesson - Lion (September 2020)

  • 1 sheet 8 x 10 Canson watercolor paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board) 
  • Art board, cardstock or newspaper on which to tape art work down (larger than your 8 x 10 paper)
  • Pencil and eraser 
  • 25 color Cray Pas set - these specific colors were used from that set: white, yellow, brown, lt. orange, yellow ochre, olive brown, vandyke brown, and yellow orange
  • Liquid brown watercolor 
  • Sponge for applying brown watercolor 
  • Paper towel to dry watercolor

Supplies By Lesson - Giraffes (August 2020)

  • 1 sheet 9 x 12 Canson watercolor paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board) 
  • Art board, cardstock or newspaper on which to tape art work down (larger than your 9 x 12 paper)
  • Pencil and eraser 
  • Black Permanent India Ink
  • Cray-pas Expressionist oil pastels: brown, white, and pale orange
  • Prang Watercolors from set: yellow, orange, and brown
  • Black fine point Sharpie marker
  • #6 or 8 round paintbrush
  • Optional:  several sheets of copier paper

Supplies By Lesson - Tabby Cat (July 2020)

  • 1 sheet 9 x 12 Canson watercolor paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board) 
  • Art board, cardstock or newspaper on which to tape art work down (larger than your 9 x 12 paper)
  • Pencil and Eraser
  • Black fine point sharpie
  • Waterproof Black India Ink (can use black water color but will miss some effects)
  • Plastic plate or something to put ink in
  • Size 6 or 8 round Paintbrush for painting in watercolor
  • Prang Watercolor set
  • Container for water and paper towel to wash brush between colors

Supplies By Lesson - Dragonflies (June 2020)

  • 1 sheet 9 x 12 Canson watercolor paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board) 
  • Art board, cardstock or newspaper on which to tape art work down (larger than your 9 x 12 paper)
  • Pencil and Eraser
  • Extra scrap of paper at least 9 inches long
  • Prang Watercolor set
  • Size 6 or 8 round Paintbrush for painting in watercolor.
  • Container for water and paper towel to wash brush between colors
  • Waterproof Black India Ink (can use black permanent marker like a Sharpie Fine Point instead of india ink but will miss some effects)
  • Plastic plate or something to put ink in

Supplies By Lesson - Pencils (May 2020)

  • 1 sheet 9 x 12 Canson watercolor paper (use 1/2" drafting tape to tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board) 
  • Art board, cardstock or newspaper on which to tape art work down (larger than your 9 x 12 paper)
  • 2 x 9" rectangle of paper to use as straight edge
  • Pencil and eraser 
  • Black watercolor (either liquid watercolor or Prang semi-moist) 
  • #6 or 8 round paintbrush
  • Cray-pas Expressionist oil pastels
  • Paper towel

Supplies By Lesson - Leaves (April 2020)

  • 1 sheet 9 x 12 Canson watercolor paper (tape paper to your art board on all 4 sides with tape half on paper and half on board) 
  • Art board, cardstock or newspaper  on which to tape art work down (larger  than your 9 x 12 paper)
  • Pencil and eraser 
  • Cray-pas Expressionist oil pastels 
  • Bamboo barbecue skewer 
  • OPTIONAL: Sax or Sargent Black liquid watercolor (buy single 4 or 8 ounce bottle)  and sponge