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Vancouver Island School of Art


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

Supply List - Making Art a Practice



Drawing supplies:

-2B pencil

-Conte crayons (black 2B and white)

-Set of chalk pastels (12)

Painting supplies:

-Watercolour set (travel or in pans)

-Watercolour brush: #12 and #6 round

-White plastic eraser

-Pencil sharpener

-soft rag


-Glue stick

-12” ruler

-Sketchbook 9x12"

-Watercolour pad (Arches, cold press), 9 x 12”

Any drawing or painting paper you have at hand. Don't worry if you don’t have all the supplies on the list. Extra papers and supplies will be available.


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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