You find below, what Mike will use, of course it is okay to use similar materials.
Arches Rough 300 gsm or Saunders Waterford 300gsm.
Size about 56 x 38 cm (he cuts a whole sheet of paper in half), but other sizes are okay too
Cadmium Light Yellow
Permanent Juice Green
Undersea Green (Daniel Smith)
(Most colors given are from Winsor & Newton or Schmincke from the tube).
Round watercolor brush large, e.g. Esocda Aquario (size 16)
2 x Round watercolor brush medium, e.g. Escoda Perla (size 8 + 12)
Mixing palette (white)
Spray bottle fine atomizing
Spray bottle coarse atomizing
masking tape wide (2 cm), e.g. from TESA to fix the paper when using single sheets
Painting board to fix the paper (if no watercolor block is used)
Sketch sheets of watercolor paper for notes or sketches
Pencil hardness 2B
3 water cups
Tissues, handkerchiefs, towel, paper towels or the like
This live course doesn't require any prior knowledge.