For people who love nature & art. Age pre-teen to retiree. Easy watercolor and ink tutorials. Each month includes high-quality paint, watercolor paper, transfer paper, sketchbook with binding, and printed & video step-by-step lessons PLUS info about the subjects you will be learning to paint. New plant & animal subject monthly: 2 step-by-step AND 2 applied sketching lessons. October learn to paint: Monarch Butterfly and Heartleaf Skullcap. Each box includes: -Two easy-to-follow, step-by-step lessons. (8.5" W x 11" L) double-sided print as well as video instructions* and two sketching lessons guided by printed field sketching tips (7" W x 5" L) and video instructions*. The step-by-step lessons include a transfer image (7" W x 5" L) and a final reference image print (7" W x 5" L). -High-quality liquid watercolors. 6 - 15ml* Dr. Ph. Martin's Hydrus liquid watercolors. Bottles are packaged in a branded gift bag.*15ml size for a limited time. Bottles subject to change based upon usage. -"About me" and "How you can make a difference" reference prints. (7" W x 5" L). -Basic Color Theory and Helpful Painting Tips reference prints (7" W X 5" L). -Watercolor paper and graphite transfer paper. 8 - 7" W x 5" L sheets of Arches 140lb hot press watercolor paper. 4 various sized scrap pieces of Arches 140lb hot press for testing colors. 2 - 7" W x 5" L sheets of premium graphite transfer paper. All come together, wrapped in acid-free tissue paper, and sealed with a logo sticker. -20 inches of black painter's tape on a wooden stick. -Branded sketchbook: 7" W x 5" L with 2 three-hole metal bindings. Nature Sketch Crate is a nature-based art class in a box. Mission: Enrich people’s lives through art, nature, and environmental responsibility. This nature art class is for beginners, ages teen to retiree. As easy as an adult coloring book. No art experience is needed! Just transfer the provided image by tracing it onto the watercolor paper, filling it with a few watercolor layers, and finalizing it with ink lines. Guided by easy-to-follow instructions created and instructed by award-winning Freelance Science Illustrator, Stephanie Rozzo. You can take the class anytime and anywhere. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeLpK7lFajtTYT5uQF4-3UQ. Step-by-step printed and video instructional lessons are provided to get you to start painting. The simple watercolor and pen & ink sketching method taught in the lessons make it easy to color mix accurately and is also forgiving of mistakes. What can you do with the art you create? • Add it to your sketchbook. • Frame it for display. • Gift it to a friend. • Send it as a postcard. • Share it online on our community Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/328275221494862 *Video lessons will be available free on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeLpK7lFajtTYT5uQF4-3UQ. A link to the videos will be included in the kit. NOT INCLUDED: Like any art class, this class does have a supplies list: water brush, pencil, black micron pens, palette, kneaded eraser, and towel (see specifications below). These are not included in the monthly crate because they can be reused each month for several months. Not Included- Although, this is offered as an add-on item for convenience: Hand-painted metal watercolor Travel Palette (7.25" W x 5.25" L x 1" D). Off-white inside. Sketching supplies included: Sakura Koi Water brush: Round Medium #6, Kneaded eraser-small, 0.5mm Zebra Eco, Mechanical pencil, Black Micron pens (005, 01, 08), Reusable towel: 100% cotton.