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Vancouver Island School of Art


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

Supply List - Egg Tempera Painting



- paper of various sizes, colours and qualities for practicing

- 2 or 3 large sheets of higher quality watercolour paper (eg Arches or Fabriano) and/ or a pad of nice thick watercolour paper 9 x 12 ish

- soft watercolour or Chinese brushes in various sizes

- small cups (plastic or ceramic) for different colours; Chinatown is a great source for small, inexpensive dishes

- pencils HB or 2B

- erasers: one regular, one kneaded gum

- conte in various colours (optional)

- coloured pencils (optional)

Dry pigments and eggs for making egg emulsion will be provided



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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