Color Fundamentals-1 with Kim Kopp SUPPLY LIST

Color Fundamentals —1

Participants can bring their own paint materials and paper, OR, for a small materials fee, acrylic paint and heavy watercolor paper will be available. ($15.00 paid directly to instructor first day of workshop). PTSA has brushes available.

Water Based Paint: watercolor, acrylic, or tempera (oil paint is fine but participant must bring all that is needed)

6 basic colors, + black and white, needed and very specific. We will be using a double primary color wheel. These colors must be pure and single pigmented.

  • Cadmium Red (pr 108) - warm red

  • AlizarinCrimson  - cool red

  • OR Quinacridone Red (pr 19)

  • OR Naphthol Red ( pr 5)

  • Cadmium Yellow medium (py 35) warm yellow

  • Lemon Yellow (py 3) - cool yellow 

  • OR Hansa Yellow light (py 3)

  • Ultramarine Blue (pb 29) - cool blue

  • Cerulean Blue (pb 35) - warm blue

  • Black

  • White

Color Fundamentals —2  addition of pre-mixed Secondary colors:

  • Permanent Green (or approximate substitute)

  • Vat Orange (or approximate substitute)

  • Diazoine Purple

4 or more -participant choice

Paper: (approx 8 x 10 inch) about 5 or 6 sheets: Paper should be any stiff WHITE (not buff or off white) smooth paper and can be loose sheets, or in sketch book form, or 3 ring binder.

Paper such as: 

  • Rives BFK 

  • or Stonehenge 

  • or Hot Press Watercolor 90 to 140 lb


Instructor/PTSA will provide containers for water, small mixing pallets, and small containers.

Participants are welcome to bring their own favorite tools.

Questions? Feel free to email instructor Kim Kopp at