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Vancouver Island School of Art

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


Supply List - Drawing: Introduction II



Items required for the first class:

 - 18”x24” or larger cartridge pad

- HB, 2B and 4B pencils

- white soft eraser


Additional items to be discussed during the first class:

 - grey gum eraser (kneadable)

- pencil sharpener

- compressed charcoal

- Willow or Vine stick charcoal

- bulldog clips (2 large size)

- India ink

- Chinese brushes (minimum 2 different sizes)

- Conté (black, white and sanguine)

- 1 large Hake brush (2 ½” or 3”)

- masking tape

- scissors

- 10-well plastic palette for inks or similar plastic containers

- rags



- sketch book 11”x14” or larger

- 18”x24” or larger newsprint pad

- 18”x24” or larger cartridge pad

- 18”x24” or larger Manila or Kraft pad

- white bristol/tag (Plate finish) (x 5)

- Stonehenge, white (x 5)

- Stonehenge, black (x 1)

- Strathmore Art Again Gotham Grey paper (or similar) (x 4)



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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