Thursday, March 23, 2023

My current favourite art materials

It was really nice to be featured on the Jackson's Art Blog this week. A few people have asked me about the specific materials I use, so here is a list for you.


Stillman and Birn Beta Series


Watercolours (W&N =Winsor and Newton, DS = Daniel Smith)

Winsor Lemon (W&N)

Naples Yellow (W&N)

Indian Yellow (W&N)

Opera Rose (W&N)

Winsor Red (W&N)

Cobalt Violet (W&N)

Buff Titanium (DS)

Goethite (DS)

Indian Red (DS)

Vandyke Brown (W&N)

Neutral Tint (W&N)

Terre Verte (W&N)

Oxide of Chromium (W&N)

Hookers Green (W&N)

Olive Green (W&N)

Permanent Sap Green (W&N)

Perylene Green (W&N)

Cerulean Blue (DS)

Cobalt Turquoise Light (W&N)

Cobalt Blue (W&N)

Veridian (W&N)

French Ultramarine (W&N)

Lunar Blue (DS)

Cherry Blossom (Deep Deep Light)


Pens, pencils, brushes:

Rotring Tikky pens in different nib widths

Pentel black brush pen

Derwent Line Marker in Sepia

Uniball Signo Broad white gel pen

Pentel Micro Correct white pen

Faber Castell pencil

A few Crayola crayons

Several Caran d’Ache Neocolour II

Escoda Travel Brushes

Pentel Water Brush


Other materials:

Bulldog clips

Jam jar for water

Sketching stool