The equipment for any artist is extensive and consists of good quality brushes, a brush holder (tube or mat), paints, washing medium, good quality paper, canvas, canvas board, board (grounds), thinners, easel, pencils, pens, kneadable putty rubber, stretching board, gummed strip, canvas stretching plyers, solvent jars or wells, charcoal, aquarelle pencils (water-based).