-Pad of smooth drawing paper, i.e. Bristol Smooth, 9x12, at least 25 sheets, such as
Canson brand, or another.
-Spiral-bound sketchbook for notes and journaling, 8x10 or larger, any kind.
-6B, 2B, HB, H and 3H graphite pencils.
-Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils Set 24-count OR several earth-toned colored
pencils from Prismacolor including warm and cool grays, at least three different
greens, ivory, yellow ochre, some reds/pinks, a blue or turquoise and a dark sepia.
-Colorless blender pencil, Prismacolor or Blick brand.
-Kneaded and plastic erasers.
-Portable pencil sharpener.
-Ruler, a clear plastic one is best for measuring specimens, such as 6 inch Westcott
brand, but use what is available.
-Embossing stylus, such as Fiskar or Kemper brand.
-Small leafy houseplant to study.
Recommended, but not required:
-0.3 mechanical pencil, H lead.
-White trace paper in a roll or several sheets.