A Traveler's Guide to Urban Sketching: Supply List - Jeanne Oliver

Supply List

  • Sketchbook Suitable for Wet Medium (I prefer cold-pressed watercolor paper in either an A5 size or an 8”x8” square format)
  • Waterproof Pens (fine & medium line weight) – I use a Lamy Safari pen and fill the cartridge with waterproof ink or you can use any brand of pen that you prefer
  • Round or Ultra Round Watercolor Brushes size 8 or 10 or a Travel Brush
  • Watercolors in a Portable Palette Box (the colors I use in this course are burnt sienna, ultramarine blue, moonglow, sap green, cadmium yellow medium, cobalt blue, cobalt turquoise, payne’s grey, lavender, permanent alizarin crimson, yellow ochre, quinacridone rose)
  • White Gel Pen
  • Grey Tombow Markers (I use a light and medium shade)
  • Watercolor Pencils (choose a small amount of favorite colors including a blue, green, sienna, yellow, red, white)
  • Pencil Sharpener
  • Travel Bag/Pouch
  • Nalgene Water Bottle
  • Portable Collapsible Water Cup
  • Rag or Paper Towels
  • Scrap pieces of paper
  • Clips for Holding Sketchbook Pages Down
  • Spray Water Bottle


  • Portable Stool
  • Brush Caps
  • Lap Board
  • Hat & Sunscreen (for sketching outdoors)

Disclosure of Material Connection: Some or all of the links in this supply list are affiliate links. This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, we will receive an affiliate commission and we are disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. Please note that we only share the supplies listed by the teacher in this course. As always, our heart is to encourage you to use what you already have and, when we suggest products, we only share supplies that we use and endorse.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email