This starter set includes five 40 ml encaustic cakes cradled inside an 8 in. x 10 in. Ampersand Encausticbord along with encaustic medium, soy wax for clean-up, 2 flat 5 in. x 7 in. Encausticbords, palettes cups, brushes, an encaustic technical packet and a color chart. The encaustic colors included are Cadmium Yellow Light, Manganese Blue Hue, Quinacridone Red, Titanium White and Veronese Green.