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Vancouver Island School of Art


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

Supply List - Landscape Painting with Acrylics



- acrylic paints (must include a red, yellow, blue, black and white (recommend cad red med, hansa yellow light/med, ultramarine/phthalo blue)

- acrylic brushes (recommend having a flat, round, detail, and fan brush)

- painter's tape

- pallet knife

- watercolour paper travel pad

- heavy weight paper (recommend Canson XL Watercolor Pad Size: 9" x 12")

- paint pallet

- pencil, sharpener and eraser

- sketchbook

- a container to bring water in when painting en plein air

- paper towel / rags

- optional: viewfinder (we can make these using paper)

- optional: travel easel, plein air painting box/kit

- stretched and gessoed canvas or other primed painting surfaces (around 11" x 14")  


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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