This kit provides the essential components for setting up an encaustic workspace. It includes a 12" x 12" encaustic palette, heat gun, thermometer, 16 40ml encaustic cakes, 1 lb. of bagged encaustic medium, 1 lb. of soy wax, a 3-pack of small palette cups, 4 oz. encaustic gesso, five encaustic brushes and two 8" x 10" Ampersand Encausticbord. The color cakes included are titanium white, ivory black, alizarin orange, brown pink, burnt umber, cadmium green pale, cadmium red medium, cadmium yellow medium, celadon, Egyptian violet, Indian yellow, king's blue, Payne's gray, pearl, sap green and ultramarine blue.