drawing/graphite pencil sketching set
*black charcoal pencil
*white charcoal pencil (charcoals might come in a set, too.)
2 black ultra fine point sharpie
2 roller ball pens
*Color pencils (Prismacolors are best but expensive so buy on sale or use coupon)
Watercolor paint set- either pan-style or tubes
Acrylic paint set (small bottles or tubes- must include red, yellow, blue, black, white minimum)
brush set for acrylics and watercolors (variety of sizes)
Erasers (white vinyl and kneaded are best)
sketchbook, minimum 50 pages, around 7"x10"-9"x12" (if you like working with wet mediums such as watercolor and paint, then consider a multi-media sketchbook instead)
*found cheaper at Hobby Lobby
Supplies can be found at Wal-Mart, Hobby Lobby, H.E.B., Target, Office Depot, and Amazon so shop around for best deals. Use your 40% coupon at Hobby Lobby!!!
I highly recommend purchasing a battery operated eraser. I bought mine at hobby lobby for $9.99 in the section with drafting supplies. They are wonderful for erasing fine details. I have a few they can share but most students like to have their own.