Materials List – One Day Mandala Workshop

Materials List: One Day Mandala Workshop taught by Chris Carter

Watercolor Paint:

No need to purchase specific paint.  If you already have pans of watercolor and/or tubes, please bring what you have.  Mandalas are a great way to use up those extra tubes of paint and learn about color schemes at the same time!

Bring your favorite colors or:

Six tubes of watercolor pigment, one each of the following: cool yellow, warm yellow, cool blue, warm blue, cool red, warm red.  At the end of this list I have provided a guide to the warm and cool pigment choices.

Watercolor brushes – I suggest a round #10, #6 and #4.

Watercolor Palette

2-3 sheets (8” x 8”) Cold press Watercolor paper, scrap paper.

One or Two containers for water


Paper Towels

Pencil – I suggest a mechanical pencil.  I use the disposable Bic pencils.

Permanent Fine Tip marker such as Sharpie or Micron Pen

compass ( It doesn’t need to be a fancy drafting compass)

straight edge or ruler (at least 8” long)

Suggested Cool and Warm Pigments:

Cool Yellows: Cadmium Lemon, Hansa Yellows, Bismuth Yellow, Lemon Yellows, Nickel

Titanate, Aureolin

Warm Yellows: Cadmium Yellows, Hansa Yellow Deep, Gamboge, Nickel Dioxine, Yellow Ochre

Cool Blues: Cobalt Teal, Cobalt Turquoise, Cerulean Blue, Phthalo Blue, Manganese Blue, Joe’s Blue

Warm Blues: Ultramarine Blue, Indanthrone Blue

Cool Reds: Magenta, Alizarin Crimson, Quinacridone Carmine, Quinacridone Rose,

Quinacridone Crimson

Warm Reds: Cadmium Reds, Vermillion, Pyrrole Red, Cadmium Scarlet, Pyrrole Scarlet

Please contact me with any questions you may have regarding the materials list.