THE ERIN HILL SKETCHING CUSTOMISED SKETCH KIT

 

FOR AUSTRALIA and NEW ZEALAND

Because we teach travel sketching, we want a minimal sketch kit but with exactly what we need and nothing more. Everything needs to fit in your shoulder bag and ready at any time.

*Winsor & Newton Cotmans Plus Watercolour set. Erin Hill customised set with the correct colours. Order online from the UK. Allow 3 weeks. Click here

Here’s a list of what you need to purchase from your art store. In Australia, Eckersleys. In NZ, Gordon Harris. Check below for other countries.

  • A5 Visual Diary, ring bound. 110gsm or heavier. Must be smooth paper.
  • Staedtler Noris Club Aquarelle watercolour pencils. Set of 12
  • Staedtler Pigment Liners Black Pens. Size 3 or 5 permanent drawing pens.
  • Water brush – Pentel Aquash Bold or similar
  • Staedtler Glasochrom pencil  – paint resister pencil
  • Faber Castel 3 in 1 Barrel sharpener
  • Posca Pen – Fine white PCM -3M- size 0.7mm bullet shape
  • Water pot – must have attached lid (an ex chewing gum pot is excellent)
  • Pocket tissues

You may like to bring. Rosemary & Co 1/4 inch dagger traveling brush.

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Here are the 12 colours you’ll find in Erin Hill Sketching customised watercolour paint set.

Cadmium Yellow Pale, Yellow Ochre, Cadmium red, Permanent Rose, Burnt Siena, Burnt Umber,
Hookers Green Dark, Sap Green, Cerulean, Ultramarine, Cobalt, Purple Lake.

The colours in the the Staedtler Noris Club Aquarelle pencils are the same. Perfect.

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USA SKETCH KIT options

The above sketch items are available from Blick Art Applies in USA and possibly your favourite art stores.

Winsor & Newton Cotmans Plus Watercolour set. It’s my Erin Hill customised set with the correct colours.
Now available to order online Click here

A Mentos gum container. It’s a great water pot with attached lid.
The white Posca pen is the 0.7mm bullet shaped nib. (Not pin shaped)
The Rosemary and Co brush is the 1/4 inch dagger Travel Brush.
My TWSBI Diamond 580 Fountain pen.

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UNITED KINGDOM SKETCH KIT options

Winsor & Newton Cotmans Plus Watercolour set. It’s my Erin Hill customised set with the correct colours.
Now available to order online Click here

Seawhite A5 sketchbooks. Euro Portrait Sketchbook. 160gsm.
If you can’t get Staedtler Noris Club watercolour pencils, try Faber Castell Albrecht Durer Watercolour pencils.
Available as individual colours.

Here is a suggested list.
1.Dark chrome yellow 2.Light chrome yellow 3.Deep scarlet red 4.Rose Carmine 5.Burnt Sienna 6.Van Dyck brown
7.Earth green yellowish 8.Pine green 9.Ultramarine 10.Pthalo blue 11.Red violet 12.Violet