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Vancouver Island School of Art

302-733 Johnson St, Victoria, BC V8W 3C7 250-380-3500

Supply List - Collage: Materials and Process


Art Supply Store

• 8 plain 11x14 hardboard panels (available at Island Blue or Opus)

• Acrylic matte medium (any brand)

• Matte Gel medium (Golden or Triart)

• Small Bottle Liquitex Clear Gesso (don’t buy another brand)

• White acrylic Gesso (any brand)

• Set of acrylic paints (any brand)

• Acrylic brushes (2 or 3 ones of different sizes)

• Mixed Media sketchbook (9x12” or 11x14”)

• Palette paper pad

• Black sharpie

• 4B pencil

• X-acto knife


Hardware Store

• Sanding block (medium)

• House painting brushes, 1” and 2”

• Foam brushes, 2”, 3 “ and 4”

• Rolls of blue shop towels (recommended)


Other items

• Coloured and decorative papers, old magazines, brown wrapping paper

• Notebook and pen for class notes

• Old used credit card


Note: Supplies can be purchased in downtown Victoria at: Art World (860 Yates St), Island Blue (905 Fort St) or Opus (512 Herald St).

Local art supply stores have varying discount options for students. Monks and Opus offer membership programs for discounts. Check stores’ websites for details. 

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