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Vancouver Island School of Art

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


Supply List - Drawing Nature



Student should bring any and all drawing supplies to this first class, plus:

- 18” x 24” piece of paper or similar size

- graphite pencils (range from 4H-6B)

- charcoal (willow or compressed)

- 1 kneaded eraser

- white soft eraser

- 9 x12” or larger sketchbook (preferably the kind with rings so pages can lie flat)

Additional items to be discussed during the first class:

- graphite sticks

- conté (black, sanguine, white)

- blending stump and/or soft rag

- assortment of chalk pastels

- assortment of colour pencils

- masking tape

- black India ink + some soft brushes

- Pad of newsprint

- various sheets of drawing paper for each project

- any other mark making supplies you may already have (ie. your favorite stick)

- tracing paper



The Vancouver Island School of Art is delighted to have a partnership with Opus Art Supplies so please consider using this link and clicking on your course to purchase supplies from Opus Art Supplies: Partnership Page.


You can also consider an Opus A+ Membership, where students can sign up to save 10% on all orders during their studies: Sign Up For Opus A+ Membership.

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